Public Works Director

City of Atwater | Atwater, CA

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Posted Date 3/05/2019

The City of Atwater is recruiting for a Public Works Director.  Under direction of the City Manager, to plan, organize, direct, monitor, and measure performance of the Public Works Department; to provide advice and consultation on public works development, operations, and services to the City Manager and City Council; to supervise, train, and evaluate the work of staff assigned to the Public Works Department; and to do related work as required.  Serves as Disaster Service Worker.  FLSA Status: Exempt.     

Minimum qualifications include, but are not limited to:  methods, equipment, materials, and techniques used in public works maintenance, repair, and construction of public works facilities; capital improvement projects, planning, development, and administration; principles of public administration; principles of public works planning and development; budget development, administration, and expenditure control; and contract and grant development and administration.  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the planning, development, construction, and maintenance of public works facilities, including three (3) years in an administrative management or supervisory capacity in public works.  Four (4) years in the design and construction of public works improvements is highly desirable.  Additional training in public administration, finance, and economics, or closely related subjects, is highly desirable.  Possession of a valid California driver’s license.  Please refer to job description for complete listing of minimum qualifications located on the City’s website.

Upon issuance of a conditional job offer, qualifying candidates are required to successfully complete and pass a criminal record background clearance, credit check, medical examination, and drug screen.

Applications may be obtained on the City’s website,, or picked up at City Hall and must be submitted directly to the Human Resources Department, 750 Bellevue Road, Atwater, CA.  Final filing date: 5:00 PM, Thursday, April 11, 2019.

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