Director of Public Works

City of Solvang
Until Filled

Director of Public Works
“Shape your career while shaping your community”
Salary: $106,747 - $133,431 DOE/DOQ

The City of Solvang seeks a Public Works Director who to lead the department of 7 staff, an annual operating budget of $2.5 million and a capital improvements project (CIP) budget of approximately $3 million, and a unique opportunity to lead public works for the ‘Danish Capital of America’. The ideal candidate will be customer-service focused, a self-starter and a collaborative, inclusive, and motivational leader. The successful candidate will be an engaging leader who combines a strategic, big-picture perspective with strong management and administrative skills. The Director will have experience managing public works projects, strong fiscal and business acumen, and excellent project management, communication, and customer orientation skills. This is an opportunity to be a transformative executive leader advancing public projects that will serve the community for generations to come.

Preferred, but not required:

• A civil engineering license (PE), ideally in the state of California.

Salary and Benefits: Annual Salary $106,747 - $133,431 DOE/DOQ, and an attractive benefits package.

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