Deputy Director of Public Works – Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Rancho Palos Verdes

Client: City of Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Position: Deputy Director of Public Works
Closing Date: Appointment Made

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The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is looking for an outgoing, innovative, and creative public works professional that thrives on being challenged with exciting and unique projects to join their team as the next Deputy Director of Public Works. This position is second-in-command to the Public Works Director and will be in charge of a significant part of the Department including transportation, facilities, and environmental programs. You won’t be bored because of keystone projects such as Western Avenue Traffic Flow and Beautification Improvements, where you will have the opportunity to re-brand the City’s commercial corridor. Challenging work is the norm- from implementing new environmental programs like organic waste diversion to developing innovative traffic management strategies such as roundabouts. Variety is abundant with dozens of projects in the Capital Improvement Program, a supportive and engaged community, and much more.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, construction technology or management, business or public administration, or a related field, and four (4) years of management and/or administrative experience in civil engineering, municipal public works maintenance, or related field. Not required, but desirable is possession of a valid registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California.

The salary for the Deputy Director of Public Works is up to $184,668, with a salary range of $109,065 – $184,668, DOQE. The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is currently conducting a comprehensive classification and compensation study which may result in an adjustment to the salary range. The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is offering a $15,000 recruitment incentive paid in three increments (25% payable on the first paycheck; 25% upon successful completion of 12 months of employment; and final 50% paid upon completion of 24 months of employment).