The County of Orange has a challenging opportunity for a highly motivated and dynamic leader with the experience and expertise to manage and direct the OC Public Works Department. Under the direction of the County Executive Officer (CEO), the Director is directly responsible for the administration and day-to-day operations of a department of approximately 930 dedicated employees with an operating budget of roughly $500 million and a 7-year capital improvement program of $800 million. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services.
Five or more years of experience directing, overseeing, or managing operations in a public works, engineering, or other highly technical environment is required. In addition, a degree in engineering, business, planning, construction, or public administration is desired. Registration as a Civil Engineer in California is desired but not required.