San Joaquin County is seeking an experienced public works/engineering professional with strong leadership and communication skills to provide direction and oversight of the Operations Divisions. The ideal candidate will possess proven leadership skills, and exceptional knowledge and experience managing public works operations with successful outcomes.
The incumbent reports to the Director of Public Works and is responsible for managing and administering the programs, functions, budgets and activities of the following Public Works Operations Divisions: Channel Maintenance, Fleet Services, Road & Traffic Maintenance, Solid Waste Operations and Utilities Maintenance. The Operations Divisions account for over 300 of the department’s full-time allocated positions.
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All interested candidates are encouraged to apply.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, engineering, environmental science, accounting, finance or a related field.
Experience: Six years of increasingly responsible administrative, engineering or analytical work, including at least one year administering or managing large and complex programs and/or projects in an engineering, construction, or similar setting.
Substitution: A master’s degree in public or business administration, engineering, environmental science, accounting, finance, economics or a related field may substitute for one of the years of experience required above, other than the required one year administering or managing large and complex programs and/or projects in an engineering, construction, or similar setting.
License: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Comprehensive benefits package and pension plan
Internal Number: 0421-EC2111-EX
About San Joaquin County
About the County
San Joaquin County is east of San Francisco and south of Sacramento. Strategically located in Northern California's dynamic growth corridor, San Joaquin County is already home to major agri-business, manufacturing and distribution companies.
About the Department
The Public Works Department provides quality service to protect the health and welfare of the public and preserve the County’s many infrastructure investments. The Public Works Team of over 400, plans, designs, constructs, operates and maintains public County roads, bridges, water, wastewater systems, flood control and solid waste systems. Many of our award-winning infrastructure projects have been recognized on the state and national levels. Our mission is to create a strategic outlook in which we always strive to transform processes and technology, enhance fiscal transparency and accountability, and invest in staff development and partnerships with members of our community and industry. Our department is dedicated to protect the health and welfare of the public, preserve the County’s infrastructure investments, and develop Countywide long-term plans and programs for transportation systems, water quality and supply needs, flood management interests, and special districts.