Assistant Director of Public Works and Utilities – Colton, CA

Client: City of Colton, California
Position: Assistant Director of Public Works and Utilities
Closing Date: Closed

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The City of Colton, California invites applications for an energetic, well-organized, ambitious individual with an established record of excellence to be their next their next Assistant Public Works and Utilities Director. The Public Works and Utilities Department is comprised of four divisions and employs approximately 120 full-time employees. The Department budget for F/Y 2017-18 is approximately $95 million. The Department also oversees a service contract with CR&R to provide trash collection and green waste and recycling disposal. The Department also oversees a Capital Improvement Program reflecting 14 projects in Fiscal Year 2017-18, with a value of $35 million. The City’s five-year Capital Improvement Program encompasses over 38 projects for water and wastewater and totals approximately $40 million. The new Assistant Public Works and Utilities Director will serve as the primary assistant to the Public Works and Utilities Director and will serve as the Director in his/her absence. The successful candidate will have strong leadership, administrative, and project management skills to ensure that daily activities and projects are completed in a timely, cost-effective manner, thereby enhancing the quality of life for the residents and visitors of the City of Colton. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in public works and utility operations, including a minimum of three years of supervisory experience. A Master’s degree is highly desirable. Experience in a municipal or electric utility management setting are also highly desirable. The salary range is $139,198 to $169,196 commensurate with experience and qualifications. In addition, the City offers an attractive, comprehensive benefits package including CalPERS retirement.