Website City of Clearlake

City of Clearlake

14050 Olympic Drive, Clearlake, California 95422

Invites applications for the position of:

Public Works Director
SALARY: $93,125.11-$113,194.15 Annually  $10,000.00 RECRUITMENT BONUS

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

OPENING DATE:05/02/2022

Under administrative direction, to plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities, services, and operations of the Public Works Department; to coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; and to provide responsible administrative support to the City Manager.
Assume management responsibility for all Public Works Department services and activities.  These include street maintenance, sidewalk maintenance, drainage maintenance, building maintenance, and park maintenance.

Manage the development and implementation of Public Works Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area; establish, within City policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; allocate resources accordingly.

Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct the implementation of charges.

Represent the Public Works Department to other City departments, elected officials and outside agencies; explain Public Works Department programs, policies, and activities; resolve sensitive issues.

Select, train, motivate and evaluate Public Works Department personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline proceedings.

Plan, direct and coordinate the Public Works Department’s work plan; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; review and evaluate work methods and procedures.
Five years of increasingly responsible public works experience including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. A Bachelor’s Degree and Professional Engineer Licenses highly desirable.
Recruitment open until filled.

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