Job Opportunity

Director of Public Works
Los Angeles County

Date Posted:

September 14, 2022


$151,574 to $184,676 annually and is dependent upon qualifications.


Under the direction of the City Manager and/or Assistant City Manager, the Public Works Director leads a full service public works operation. The City’s Public Works department operates with a budget of $7.3M and approximately 50 employees. The City of Commerce is seeking a Director who is experienced, technically competent, energetic, thoughtful, strategic, politically astute, yet apolitical and has the professional integrity to remain composed and objective. The ideal candidate will possess strength of character, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively address differing perspectives with a consummate level of diplomacy, transparency, and relationship building. This is an incredible opportunity for a candidate that is seeking to make a true difference in a community on the rise. The ideal candidate will possess strong program management and long-term planning and budgeting expertise with resourceful approaches in securing funding and implementation of key projects with short timelines at a rapid pace.


Successful candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Engineering, Business or Public Administration, or related field; AND five years’ experience in Public Works, Capital improvement projects, land use and facilities management. A valid registration as a Professional Civil Engineer is required. Proven experience in the delivery of a multi-year capital improvement program is a requisite.

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