City of Malibu

Salary Range: $65,455 - $85,405 (plus excellent benefits)
Full-time Permanent Position (subject to probation)
Application Deadline Extended: Friday, August 13, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Under direct or general supervision, performs a variety of duties involved in  inspecting the workmanship and materials used in a variety of public works construction and capital improvement projects of City infrastructure, such as encroachment, grading, landscaping, traffic control, water quality, and public safety, as well as private development construction projects; ensures conformance with applicable federal and state laws, codes, ordinances, plans, specifications, and departmental regulations; administers a variety of systems and programs for the City; and performs related work as required.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of materials, methods, principles, and practices used in public works construction, including encroachment, grading, landscaping, traffic control, water quality, and public safety, as well as private development construction projects; applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, regulations, and departmental policies governing the construction of assigned projects. The ideal candidate will have skill in inspecting standard capital improvement, public works, and private development projects to ensure compliance with plans and specifications; reviewing and analyzing construction plans, specifications, and maps for conformance with City standards and policies. The Public Works Inspector should have the ability to provide high level customer service to the public and City staff, in person and over the telephone.

Minimum Qualifications Required

Equivalent to graduation from high school. Completion of college-level coursework in engineering or a field related to the work is highly desirable. Two (2) years of recent public works inspection experience. This work must have included significant public contact and contract administration work. Must possess and maintain a valid California class C driver license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Applicants must submit a completed online City Employment Application and Resume by the filing deadline. Visit for more information about this position and to apply online. If you have questions or need special accommodations with the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (310) 456-2489 ext. 488. The City of Malibu is an equal opportunity employer.

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