Assistant Public Works Director – Goleta, CA


Client: City of Goleta, California
Position: Assistant Public Works Director
Closing Date: Closed

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The City of Goleta is offering an exciting career opportunity for an Assistant Director of Public Works to function as the #2 in the Department. With an operating budget of $7.7 million and a staff of 29, the Public Works Department spans across the following key divisions: Administration, Engineering Services, Traffic and Transportation (street lighting, traffic signals, traffic engineering, etc.), Capital Improvement Program, Parks & Open Space Maintenance, Street Maintenance, Environmental Services/Solid Waste. The Assistant Director of Public Works may supervise major divisions of the Departments as needed including the Capital Improvement Program and Engineering Divisions. Additionally, the Assistant Director of Public Works will have knowledge of principles and practices of Civil Engineering and project management; preparation of grant reimbursement requests, particularly state and regional transportation funding procedures; CEQA and NEPA environmental review processes associated with the approval of public works projects; and principles of cost estimating, contract administration and budgeting.

Requires equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree along plus 10 years in public works engineering and construction management, including contract administration, plan review, coordination of funding sources experience, with a least 3 years of lead supervisory and project management responsibility. Registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California in good standing at the time of application is required.

The annual salary range for this position is $144,764 to $184,760. The City of Goleta has a six-step salary schedule and placement within the range will be based on overall experience and will be DOQ. The City offers a comprehensive benefits package including CalPERS retirement. Additionally, the City offers flexible scheduling and a hybrid workplace. Most employees have the option to work remotely up to 3 days per week with 2 days at City Hall.