The City of Lawndale is searching for a dynamic leader to oversee its Public Works Department. The Director of Public Works/ City Engineer is a department head level position and part of the City's Central Management Team. The incumbent has full responsibility for providing direction and oversight for the department key areas, which includes: engineering; street, building and landscape maintenance and contract administration.
The ideal candidate will be innovative, dedicate attention to achieving specific strategic plan objectives to improve the overall performance and effectiveness of the organization, while providing exemplary municipal services to City residents, businesses, and visitors. The candidate must possess strong management, organization and communication skills with a proven track record of effectively overseeing capital improvement projects and public works operations, managing staff, and working collaboratively with all levels of the organization.
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Six (6) years experience managing diverse public works operations involving administration, engineering, capital projects and programs, maintenance and operations; two (2) years of which includes managing and/or directing a division or department. Possession of valid registration as a Professional Engineer in the state of California is required. Registration as a Land Surveyor is desirable.
TO APPLY: Please submit an official City Employment Application and resume to the City of Lawndale’s Administrative Services/ Personnel Department. Applications may be obtained from the City website at www.lawndalecity.org or by contacting the City of Lawndale at (310) 973-3200. Applications are being accepted immediately and subject to close without notice.