Director of Public Works/City Engineer

City of Lawndale
Until Filled

The Heart of the South Bay, City of Lawndale, is seeking a Director of Public Works/ City Engineer to oversee its professional and skilled department operations. The City is looking for a strong leader with integrity and a commitment to providing modeled municipal services. The position has full responsibility for providing direction and oversight of the department’s key operational areas, which includes: engineering; street, building and landscape maintenance and contract administration. The position may serve as the City Engineer and administer the City's public works engineering program.  The Director of Public Works/City Engineer must be able to effectively oversee capital improvement projects and public works operations.

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 California Class C driver’s license in the state of California is required.  A Master’s degree and registration as a Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor are highly desirable.

The salary range for this position goes up to $151,751 annually, plus benefits. APPLY IMMEDIATELY: First review will take place on April 13, 2020.  To apply, please submit an official City Employment Application, resume and cover letter to:  City of Lawndale, Administrative Services/Human Resources Department, 14717 Burin Avenue, Lawndale, CA 90260. To obtain a recruitment brochure and application, please visit the City's website at: EOE.