• Full Time
  • Blythe, CA
  • $135,000 - $141,835 USD / Year

Website City of Blythe

The City of Blythe, CA is seeking a Public Works Director for this friendly agricultural community of 15,000 tucked alongside the Colorado River in southwest California. Located at one of the busiest entrance points to California, the area sees more than 8.5 million interstate travelers a year. The city is known for a strong sense of community, warm and sunny climate, and limitless outdoor recreation opportunities on and around the beautiful Colorado river.


Reporting to the City Manager, the Public Works Director oversees a budget of $16.3 million and a team of 22.5 FTEs. The Public Works Director plans, organizes, directs the City’s Public Works activities: street maintenance, engineering design, public works construction and inspection, the repair and maintenance of City infrastructure, park maintenance, fleet maintenance, the production and distribution of potable water, and the treatment and disposal of wastewater.


This is a unique opportunity to join a tight-knit community, improve the quality of life through the public works department, and enjoy 360 days of sunshine a year. Blythe offers small-town charm and attracts visitors year-round as a destination for watersports on the Colorado River. The City benefits from experienced leadership at the city manager and department director positions. City employees are committed and have a strong professional work ethic. Come join a dedicated group that works well as a team.

Full position profile and job description available at gmphr.com.

More Information:

GMP Consultants is assisting the City of Blythe with this search. Learn more at gmphr.com. The City of Blythe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First Review is April 28, 2024.

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