The City of Laguna Beach is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for the position of Project Director in the Public Works Department. Under general direction of the City Engineer or the Assistant City Manager/Director of Public Works, the Project Director plans, coordinates, administers and manages complex capital improvement projects from inception through construction. Additionally, the Project Director assembles the City's 10-year Capital Improvement Program and assists with prioritization of projects. Ideal candidates will have experience with:
To Be Considered:A complete City online application must be submitted by the close of the filing deadline of Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM. Please ensure you upload the following documents to your application: (1) resume or CV, (2) cover letter, and (3) five professional references.SelectionThe selection process will include a structured panel interview, and may include other testing components designed to predict a candidate's success in this position. Those recommended for further evaluation will undergo a department interview with City executive staff.Pre-PlacementSelected candidates must successfully pass a police background check with the Laguna Beach Police Department, a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, and a pre-placement physical and drug test.About Laguna BeachThe City of Laguna Beach is a small town of picturesque beaches, hiking trails, a walkable downtown, and summer art festivals. Located in southwest Orange County, Laguna Beach occupies 8.84 square miles, has a population of 23,000 and welcomes six million visitors each year.
The City provides a full range of services, including recreational activities, cultural arts events, public works maintenance of streets and parks, transit operations, community development, administrative services, and police, fire, and marine safety protection.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Business, Public Administration, or related field. Experience: At least five years of public works project management and construction management experience of complex capital improvement projects with a public or private agency. 10 years of experience is desirable. License/Certificate Requirements: