Deputy Director of Public Works

City of Rancho Palos Verdes


Deputy Director of Public Works

City of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA


With expansive views of the Pacific Ocean and Los Angeles basin, Rancho Palos Verdes’ diverse and active population of approximately 43,000 residents enjoy 7.5 miles of coastline, the 1,400-acre Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, and hundreds more acres of open space. Rancho Palos Verdes is a contract city that has maintained its low-tax, low density, semi-rural environment. The city retains a staff of 70 authorized full-time employees. 


The Public Works Department has 18 outstanding staff members in the areas of Administration, Engineering, Maintenance, Permitting and Resident Services. The Deputy Director is appointed by and reports to the Director of Public Works and will be responsible for the $6M budget and $7.1M CIP development, oversight, and implementation; contract management of a vast array of consulting contracts; ongoing implementation of TRAKiT permitting system software and requisite training within the department and city organization; staff support to citizen committees; and a variety of additional duties.  A transparent and open team player is sought to join this high-performing department of professionals. 


Candidates for this position must possess the equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, construction technology or management, business or public administration, or a related field and four years of management and/or administrative experience in civil engineering, municipal public works maintenance, or a related field.  Registration as a Professional Engineer in California is desirable.


The annual salary range is $99,197 to $167,960 DOQE.


To view a detailed brochure and apply, please visit:


Peckham & McKenney


Resumes are acknowledged within two business days.  Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information.  A detailed brochure is available at


Filing Deadline:  January 7, 2019



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