Director of Public Works

City of Clearlake
Until Filled

***$15,000 Recruitment Bonus and up to $5000 Relocation Expenses*** Ask us for details!

Are you a public works professional looking for a fast-paced, engaging opportunity? Do you thrive on being challenged with exciting and unique projects? We are looking for you! The City of Clearlake is seeking an outgoing, innovative and creative Director of Public Works to join our management team and provide operational direction and leadership for the Public Works Department.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
Assume management responsibility for all Public Works Department services and activities.  These include street maintenance, sidewalk maintenance, drainage maintenance, and park maintenance.
Manage the development and implementation of Public Works Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area; establish, within City policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; allocate resources accordingly.
Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct the implementation of charges.
Represent the Public Works Department to other City departments, elected officials and outside agencies; explain Public Works Department programs, policies, and activities; resolve sensitive issues.
Select, train, motivate and evaluate Public Works Department personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline proceedings.
Plan, direct and coordinate the Public Works Department's work plan; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; review and evaluate work methods and procedures.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be five years of increasingly responsible public works experience including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

The City also provides an excellent benefit package, including : 
Retirement: PERS 2% at 62 for new members
Health Insurance: 100% City-paid premium for coverage (medical, dental, vision)
Negotiable auto and cell phone allowance
Accrued Vacation Leave: 10 days annual and 12 sick days leave 
12 paid holidays per year
Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts available
$50,000 City-paid Life Insurance  
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