City of Lawndale
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Job Description

The City of Lawndale is seeking a knowledgeable Director of Public Works/ City Engineer to develop, manage and oversee the professional, technical, clerical and skilled operations of its Department of Public Works, to include: administration, engineering, street maintenance, and grounds maintenance. Reporting directly to the City Manager, the Director of Public Works/ City Engineer must demonstrate strong leadership, integrity and a commitment to providing excellent customer service to City residents, businesses, and visitors. The Director of Public Works/ City Engineer oversees capital improvement projects and public works operations, manage staff, and work collaboratively with all levels within the organization.

The ideal candidate must possess six (6) consecutive years of increasingly responsible experience managing diverse public works operations, including two (2) years supervising, managing and/or directing a division or department. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course work in civil engineering or related field.  Possession of a valid registration as a Professional Engineer and Class C Driver’s License in the state of California is required.  A Master’s degree is preferred. 

To be considered, please submit an official City Employment Application, resume and cover letter to: the City of Lawndale’s Administrative Services/ Human Resources Department. An employment application may be obtained from the City website at www.lawndalecity.org or by contacting the City of Lawndale at (310) 973-3200 OR via email at HR@lawndalecity.org. Office hours: Monday through Thursday, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm. EOE.