Director of Public Works

County of Orange | Santa Ana, CA

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Posted Date 3/21/2020

Salary: $125,153.60 - $237,348.80

The County of Orange has a challenging opportunity for a highly motivated and dynamic leader with the experience and expertise to manage and direct the OC Public Works Department.  Under the direction of the County Executive Officer (CEO), the Director is directly responsible for the administration and day-to-day operations of a department of approximately 930 dedicated employees with an operating budget of roughly $500 million and a 7-year capital improvement program of $800 million.  The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services.

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Interested candidates click "Apply to be directed to the job announcement and attach your resume to the online application.  The filing deadline is Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Five or more years of experience directing, overseeing, or managing operations in a public works, engineering, or other highly technical environment is required.  In addition, a degree in engineering, business, planning, construction, or public administration is desired.  Registration as a Civil Engineer in California is desired but not required.

Additional Salary Information: Placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and internal parity with other executive level directors. Future salary increases and reduction in employee retirement contributions may be given per CEO discretion. This position serves at the pleasure of the CEO.
Internal Number: 8180E2-0320-080(O)
Job Category
Local Government
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