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TWT is hiring an Interim Chief Operating Officer for Vida Water

About Vida Water

Vida Water (“Vida”) is a newly formed Public Benefit Corporation that believes that safe drinking water is a universal right. Vida is a wholly owned subsidiary of Texas Water Trade.

Vida will offer a monthly subscription service that uses a point of use water treatment system to provide water safe to drink at a price below what underserved Texans pay today for bottled water. We will hire from the communities in which we serve and train staff to be licensed water professionals.

About Texas Water Trade

Texas Water Trade (“TWT”) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to catalyze sustainable water transactions in Texas to ensure clean, flowing water for people and nature.

Our work focuses on deploying capital to clean water solutions for people and the environment, with anemphasis on leveraging voluntary water transactions to ensure healthy flows in Texas rivers and scaling up investment in net zero municipal water solutions.

About the Role

The Interim Chief Operating Officer (COO) will report directly to TWT’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and oversee Vida’s existing staff and contractors. The Interim COO will play a central part in stewarding Vida’s path to market entry and the responsible deployment of its financial resources. The Interim COO will also play an integral role in testing fundamental cost assumptions in Vida’s business plan critical to earning reserved capital for market expansion.

This position requires prior experience at a regulated drinking water system, with a thorough understanding of drinking water regulations, water testing, water treatment technology and water operator labor dynamics.

For complete details and application instructions, please see the job posting here.

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