Assistant Director of Public Works

City of Redding
(530) 225-4498
(530) 225-4062

The Assistant Director of Public Works will plan, organize, and direct assigned Public Works teams in providing quality, cost effective, and timely public works services (capital improvement delivery, engineering, construction, streets maintenance, traffic operations and other assigned areas) to the citizens of Redding; participate as a member of the City and Public Works Management Team, actively supporting improvement of the City and Department organizations; assist the Director with the preparation and management of the Department's portion of the City's bi-annual budget and ten-year financial plan and manage assigned division budgets; manage assigned divisions' capital improvement programs including long range planning of the program (master plan efforts), identification and scoping of improvement projects, grant preparation and management, development and delivery of the City's biannual Capital Improvement Program, and management of the program through construction; manage Redding Area Bus Authority (RABA) programs, including but not limited to development and management of an annual budget, marketing plan, and operator contract, in support of the RABA Board and Executive Director and in coordination with the Shasta Regional Transportation Agency (SRTA); review and condition public facility projects constructed in support of private development, develop and maintain effective partnerships with various members of the public, community groups, resource agencies, regulatory agencies, utility providers, and others interested in and providing public works services to the City of Redding; represent the Public Works Department at City Council meetings, Planning Commission meetings, Board of Administrative Review meetings and other venues on assigned Public Works issues and recommendations; supervise, train, and evaluate staff; and perform related duties as assigned.


If you are interested in pursuing this highly desired career opportunity, please review the Job Bulletin for additional information and application instructions.


Application and Examination Process:

Please be advised all notifications pertaining to this recruitment (e.g. exam invitations, exam results) will be e-mailed to you at the e-mail address provided on your employment application. Please be sure to provide your current and complete e-mail address. Check your inbox as well as your spam folder for correspondence as your e-mail provider or personal settings may flag the e-mail as spam.  Contact the Personnel Department with any questions.

Interested individuals must submit a City of Redding online employment application by the closing date and time in order to be considered.

Examination Process: An oral board interview will be administered.