Job Opportunity

Director – Public Works Agency, Watershed Protection (Flood Control)
Ventura County

Date Posted:

February 23, 2024


$158,285.09 – $221,599.13 Annually


Under administrative direction of the Assistant Director of Public Works Agency, the Director of Watershed Protection manages the budget and managerial, professional, operations and maintenance, technical and clerical staff in four divisions: Design and Construction, Operations and Maintenance, Planning and Permits, and Water Resources within the Public Works Agency. This position represents the Agency in matters relating to the Watershed Protection Department; and performs related work as required. To learn more about the Public Works Agency, please visit their website at To learn more about this exciting opportunity and what we have to offer, please click this link to be taken directly to the brochure Director – Public Works Agency, Watershed Protection (Flood Control) PAYROLL TITLE: Director Watershed Management The Director Watershed Management is an at-will position which is exempt from the provisions of the Civil Service Ordinance.


EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE Progressively responsible experience related to watershed management, which has led to the acquisition of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. The required knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically obtained by completion of a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering AND two (2) years managing an engineering division at a level equivalent to a Deputy Director-Public Works Agency or Engineering Manager III. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS * Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California in civil engineering is required. * Registration in civil or mechanical engineering in another state may be allowed with the provision that the incumbent is able to achieve civil engineering registration in the State of California within 18 months of hire. * Possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver License.

How to Apply:

To apply for this career opportunity, please do one of the following: * E-mail your current resume to: * Submit an on-line application at and attach your current resume, cover letter and any additional materials for consideration. First review of resumes is anticipated to be on or around February 20, 2024. Submissions must include relevant work experience, training and education in order for the reviewer to properly assess qualifications. Following a structured evaluation of the resumes, the most qualified candidates will be invited to a panel interview. The top candidates, as determined by the panel, may be invited to a second interview with the Director and/or Assistant Director of the Public Works Agency. This process may be consolidated or expanded contingent upon the size and quality of the candidate pool. For further information about this recruitment, please contact Esmeralda Oseguera by e-mail at or by telephone at (805) 477-7268.

Filing Deadline:

Open until filled

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