Assistant Director of Public Works

  • County of Colusa
  • 250 5th Street, Colusa, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Engineering
  • Salary: $90,384 USD
  • Salary Top: $148,200
  • Phone: 530-458-0420
  • Apply By: Aug 13, 2021

Job Description

The County of Colusa is recruiting for an Assistant Director of Public Works to direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the programs and activities of one or more of the Divisions within the Public Works Department which may include Engineering, Roads, Solid Waste or Transportation. The Assistant Director of Public Works will support the mission of the County and its elected officials while providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Public Works. The Assistant Director of Public Works will coordinate assigned activities with other County departments, divisions and outside agencies
This is an exciting opportunity to assist in leading the department and continue a strong tradition of quality projects and service to our community.

The ideal candidate for the Assistant Director of Public Works position will have knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of civil engineering, and in administrative management including budgeting, financial management, effective employee supervision and training. Emphasis is placed on overall skill in planning and implementation of policies and procedures while assuring compliance with Department goals and objectives.

Job Requirements

The following requirements generally demonstrate possession of the minimum requisite knowledge and ability necessary to perform the duties
of the position.
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:

  • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible public works and engineering experience including two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license.
  • Professional Land Surveyor License in the State of California is desirable, but not a requirement.

Special Instructions

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Additional Information

To be considered, candidates must submit:

  • A signed completed standard Colusa County

Application REV.111317

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

The complete job description is available by contacting
the Human Resources Department:

250 Fifth Street
Colusa, CA 95932

The application materials will be used to select the best
qualified applicants to participate in the selection process.
Qualifications appraisal interviews will be used to assess
the candidate's knowledge, skills and experience. The
Director of Public Works will make the final selection and

Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and
does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does
not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in
connection with applying for employment. Colusa County participates in
E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and Right to Work
posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the Colusa
County website.

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Job Address

250 5th Street, Colusa, California 95932 United States View Map