The Heart of the South Bay, City of Lawndale, is seeking a Director of Public Works/ City Engineer to oversee its professional and skilled department operations. The City is looking for a strong leader with integrity and a commitment to providing modeled municipal services.
The position of Director of Public Works/ City Engineer, supervises, plans, organizes, directs and administers the activities and operations of the City's Public Works Department. The position has full responsibility for providing direction and oversight for the department's key operational areas, which includes: engineering; street, building and landscape maintenance and contract administration. The postion serves as the City Engineer and administer the city's public works engineering program; develop and monitor the department's work plans; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures; provide administrative assistance to the City Manager; oversee and monitor the department's budget and directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement mid-year adjustments; oversee public works capital projects, design and construction, quality control and budget administration; select, train and evaluate personnel; represent the City in outside community and professional groups and committees; negotiate, execute and administer a variety of contracts and agreements; review and interpret government regulations and requirements; research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies; prepare written correspondence; and perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related field AND six (6) years of experience managing diverse public works operations. Master's degree preferred. A valid registration as a Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor is highly desirable.Salary range up to $144,528, supplemented by an attractive benefit package. Visit the City's website at: www.lawndalecity.org for detailed recruitment brochure.