Director of Public Works

City of Bell Gardens | Bell Gardens, CA

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Posted Date 3/15/2023

Salary: 128,400 - $156,072 plus excellent fringe benefits

The City of Bell Gardens is looking for a Director of Public Works to join the City's Executive Management Team. The City of Bell Gardens is a dynamic, changing community located 15 miles southeast of the Los Angeles Civic Center and 15 miles east of the Los Angeles International Airport.

The successful candidate will possess a strong management background with a proven track record of success in Public Works. This position reports to the City Manager and is responsible for the development and administration of programs designed to address primary areas of City service. The incumbent is expected to exercise independent judgment, wisdom, common sense, and initiative in establishing efficient and effective departmental operations consistent with City Council policies and administrative guidelines established by the City Manager. The incumbent must also function as a member of the City’s management team and participate actively in addressing issues of concern to the City which at times may not have a direct impact on area of specialization.

The ideal candidate will possess at at least five years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering or public works, including or supplemented by three years of experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity.The position requires a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in civil engineering, public administration, or a related field. Master's degree highly desirable.

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