Director of Public Works

City of Foster City | Foster City, CA

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Posted Date 3/01/2023

Salary: $15,131.74-$18,392.71 Monthly

Foster City is looking for a strong leader and strategic thinker with a proven track record of success overseeing major projects to fill the position of Public Works Director. The Public Works Director is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the overall operations of the Department of Public Works including engineering, traffic, streets, water, wastewater, lagoon operations fleet, facilities equipment maintenance and repairs. 

This position will also be responsible for advancing the City’s three big Capital Improvement Projects – the Levee Improvements Project, the Recreation Center Project and the Wastewater Treatment Plant Project. This is a full-time executive management position that requires significant problem solving, analytical, negotiation, communication and technical skills. If you are a self-motivated candidate with a passion for public service, take the next step in your career today! 

To review the full job announcement, click on the Public Works Director Job Flyer below. The position is open until filled with the first screening on Friday, February 24, 2023. 



The City of Foster City provides a superior benefits program which includes: 12 paid holidays per year; sick leave; vacation leave; administrative leave; participation in the California Public Employees Retirement System in the 2% @ 62 retirement plan (some individuals may be eligible to participate in a different CalPERS retirement benefit (2.7% @ 55) dependent upon prior CalPERS service); voluntary 401(a) program; voluntary 457(b) deferred compensation program; flexible benefits program including health, dental, vision, and medical/dependent care reimbursement accounts; VEBA program (tax deferred health benefit program); optional 9/80 work schedule; long-term disability insurance; and life insurance.

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Local Government
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