Under administrative direction of the Public Works Director / City Engineer, supervises the activities of the Public Works Engineering and Maintenance & Utilities Divisions; provides complex staff assistance to the Public Works Director / City Engineer; directs the Capital Improvement Program and or development engineering; performs a variety of professional level engineering functions; coordinates assigned activities with other City departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among City departments and with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies and various public and private groups; and performs related work as required.
The Ideal Candidate
This classification is responsible for directing and supervising the Engineering and Maintenance & Utilities Divisions of the Public Works Department and serves as the City Engineer in the absence of the Director. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills to manage a department of professional, technical, and administrative support staff. This position will interact with and give presentations to City Council and will need to take initiative with various situations; preferably coming with public sector experience.
The City of Seaside
The City of Seaside is a California coastal community that borders the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Formerly the home of the US Army Base Fort Ord, and neighbor to the Cities of Monterey, Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach, the City of Seaside is rich in culture, natural resources and opportunities. Founded in 1887 and incorporated in 1954, this 10 square-mile city continues to grow while holding on to the rich values upon which it was established. Young families and retirees are drawn to the community, providing a healthy residential mix of people and solid sense of community. Seaside continues to expand with projects ranging from golf courses, five star resorts, conference facilities, new residential and commercial development, and plans for a mixed use, transit oriented, urban village that would transform the downtown. Seaside is thriving and remains a vibrant, diverse community, appreciative of its past and looking toward the future.
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