Public Works Director

City of Gonzales, CA


Public Works Director


City of Gonzales, CA


The City of Gonzales is a quaint, rural agricultural community of 8,549 residents nestled between the rolling Gabilan Mountains and the picturesque Santa Lucia Range. Centrally located on scenic Highway 101 in Monterey County, Gonzales is 35 miles southeast of the Monterey Peninsula and 62 miles southeast of San Jose. Gonzales enjoys a beautiful natural setting and is a safe, friendly, family-oriented community with a relaxed pace of life.  The Public Works Department is responsible for the design, construction, and maintenance of the City's public facilities such as streets and sidewalks; water supply and distribution facilities; sanitary sewers; storm drains; basins; and flood channels; as well as the review and approval of all subdivision; development; grading; and public utility installation plans. The Department is also responsible for the maintenance of all City parking lots, vehicles, and stationary mechanical equipment and plays an important role in evaluating a variety of development applications as part of the City’s project review committee.  The position requires at least five years of progressively responsible and varied work experience including construction, maintenance and operation of a variety of public works systems and facilities with specific experience in wastewater and water utilities and includes at least three years of management experience with direct oversight of staff, budgets, and administration.  A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, public administration or a related field is highly desirable as is a Civil Engineer license.  Salary range from $105,000 to $130,000 with comprehensive benefits.



Resume filing deadline is June 25, 2018.  




Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:


Peckham & McKenney


Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.  Resumes acknowledged within 2 business days.


The brochure is also available on our web site at