About PGCD

Employment

Position:  Comptroller
Hours Required:  Full Time (40 hours/wk) (Non-Exempt)
Immediate Supervisor: General Manager
Salary Range: $41,600 to $58,500; Commensurate with Experience
Benefits:  District provided medical, vision, and dental available following 60 days of successful employment.  PGCD participates in the Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS), which is a qualified retirement plan under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Job Summary:
The Comptroller is responsible for regular accounting tasks to ensure accuracy in all of the District’s financial activities. The Comptroller will ensure quality of financial transactions and reporting, develop our financial well-being and play a leading role in financial decision-making.  This position will provide management and the Board of Directors with strategic financial input, and oversee the overall accounting processes for the District to ensure accuracy in all financial activities of the District.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop and forecast budgets under the direction of the General Manager.
  • Supervise annual financial audits; collaborate with the auditor by providing the necessary documents required for the audit to be completed.
  • Enhance the financial checks and controls to ensure integrity in financial reporting.
  • Monitors the cash flow within the District.
  • Monitor financial compliance functions to ensure compliance with the set financial transaction and reporting regulations. As part of the monitoring function, the Comptroller may be required to formulate financial policies and procedures.
  • Oversee accounting operations such as accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger entries.
  • Prepare timely financial statements.
  • Process and issue employee paychecks and statements of earnings and deductions.
  • Record employee information, such as exemptions, transfers, and resignations, to maintain and update payroll records.
  • Process and maintain records on insurance benefits and retirement funds.  Process quarterly TWC statements.
  • Learn to operate new office technologies as they are developed and implemented.
  • Perform other financial-related tasks as requested by the General Manager and/or Board of Directors.

 Skills:

  • Proficient with QuickBooks Pro.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and an excellent understanding of business and accounting concepts.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Experience with spreadsheet and financial analysis software.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Attention to detail coupled with patience and tenacity.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and other financial standards and requirements.
  • Ability to provide financial projections.
  • Ability to develop an understanding of the District’s regulatory system and the financial components related thereto.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration.
  • Successful candidates will be required to have four to six years of business or finance education.
  • One to two years of work experience with governmental accounting preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Self-motivated.
  • Skills in organizational, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a dependable, organized and productive manner to be able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to make mature, objective decisions and identify areas of potential problems.
  • Perform other essential or marginal functions as necessary.
  • Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to pass all testing and screening requirements established at time of application.

 Physical Demands:

  • Sitting at a desk using a desktop computer for extended periods of time.
  • Bend, lift (up to 25 lbs.) climb, walk in indoor working environment.

To apply for this position, interested candidates are required to submit a Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District application to:

General Manager
208 Kimberly Dr
Cleburne, Texas 76031
Or, email:
kjones@prairielandsgcd.org

PDF Version of Job Description

Application for Employment

Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position: GIS Specialist, Full-time (Non-Exempt)
Opening Date: October 1, 2019
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Work location: Cleburne, Texas
Hours Required: Full Time (40 hours/wk) (Non-Exempt)
Salary Range: $24/$28 hour (Salary will commensurate with qualifications)

Job Summary:
The GIS Specialist is responsible for the maintenance and growth of the District’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases. Performs routine to highly complex geographic information system work, planning and research work including data analyses and technical assistance.
This position works closely with field and permitting staff to ensure proper permitting and documentation of groundwater/surface water use as well as verifying accuracy of well permits, communicating with well registrants on compliance issues, verifying well locations, meters and pumpage; and verifying and enhancing the District’s well permit database.

Essential Duties:
• Provides GIS technical assistance to District staff and public users;
• Reviews, maintains, and updates the central appraisal district files;
• Coordinates with Public Utility Commission (PUC) and Texas Commission of Environment Quality (TCEQ) to collect Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN) and district boundaries;
• Collaborate with appropriate staff in various program areas to identify additional functionalities to improve business processes;
• Provide technical assistance in projections for joint and regional water planning purposes;
• Assist with permitting needs as may be required;
• Maintains required certifications and licenses and meets the continuing education needs and requirements of the position to include, attending mandatory training courses; and
• Perform other essential or marginal functions as necessary.

Knowledge of:
• GIS-related hardware and ESRI ArcGIS, Arc Editor, and other relevant geospatial software.
• Functional working knowledge of hydrogeology, surveying, and cartography
• Experience with relational databases, including querying, reviewing, and importing data.
• Experience developing mapping applications.
• Regional and state water planning in Texas and/or water use or water projection data

Education/Experience Requirements:
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree. Preference given towards Planning, Resource and Environmental Studies, Geography, Public Administration, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.
• One to two years of work experience with Geographic Information System or relational database preferred.
• Relevant education and experience can be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:
• Have proficiency with basic GIS concepts for data review, editing, and analysis
• Self-motivated
• Skills in organizational, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
• Skills in preparing and writing technical reviews and reports.
• Ability to work efficiently in a dependable, organized and productive manner to be able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Ability to make mature, objective decisions and identify areas of potential problems.
• Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.
• Must be able to pass all testing and screening requirements established at time of application.
• Highly knowledgeable of the Rules of the District and of their application to all affected parties;

Physical Demands:
• Sitting at a desk using a desktop computer for extended periods of time
• Bend, lift (up to 50 lbs.) climb, walk in both indoor and outdoor working environment

To apply for this position, interested candidates are required to submit a Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District application to:

General Manager
208 Kimberly Dr
Cleburne, Texas 76031
Or, email:
kjones@prairielandsgcd.org

PDF Version of Job Description

Application for Employment

Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer