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DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

Glenn County
WILLOWS, CA Full-time
Posted on October 8, 2019

The Position
Under the direction of the County Administrative Officer and Board of Supervisors, directs and supervises the administrative, engineering and operations functions of the County's Department of Public Works. The Public Works Department, headed by the Director of Public Works combines several inter-related functions under centralized administration. These functions include, but are not limited to, transportation planning/transit, solid waste operations, flood control districts, airports, roads, bridges, surveyor, engineer, special districts and public works. Within this framework, the Director of Public Works reports to the County Administrative Officer, formulates broad objectives and policies that carry out the mission of the Department and provides administrative direction to division managers regarding the operations of their respective divisions. This class may act as ex-officio Road Commissioner and County Surveyor if assigned by the Board of Supervisors in accordance with the Streets and Highways Code Section 2006

 

Some primary responsibilities of the position include:
 Receives direction from the County Administrative Officer and/or Board of Supervisors regarding broad policy
development.
 Plans, organizes and directs, the County-wide program of engineering and surveying, design, construction,
maintenance of roads and other public works facilities, and coordinates engineering surveying, and inspection
activities.
 Reviews and approves design, plans, specifications, estimates, and right-of-way matters for new road and bridge construction, water and flood control projects.
 Inspects work done on County public works projects; reviews bids and advises the County Administrative Officer and Board of Supervisors of contract provisions.
 Establishes and evaluates goals, programs, policies and procedures of the Agency.
 Communicates and interprets the goals, programs, policies and procedures to staff, the public, other County
departments and agencies, and state and local agencies.
 Serves, or may delegate to staff to serve, on boards and commissions when so designated.
 Maintains knowledge of changes in directives, policies, statutes and regulations that affect
operations and makes suggestions on proposed legislation and regulations concerning the
Department.
 Confers with the County Administrative Officer and/or Board of Supervisors on resolution
of operational issues; advises and directs subordinate managers in the resolution of operational issues to increase efficiency and ensure compliance with Agency policy.
 Directs the Department in initiating and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other County agencies and departments.
 Prepares and administers the annual Department budget; monitors and approves budget expenditures.
 Formulates and implements Department organizational structure, policies, procedures, plans and goals.
 Serves as technical advisor to the County Administrative Officer Board of Supervisors and other boards on public works matters; reviews and presents public works project requests to the Board.
 Interprets laws, codes and regulations pertaining to county surveyor and public works activities and functions; receives and responds to public inquiries, concerns and complaints regarding department activities.

 

Salary and Benefits
Base Salary: $111,675.20-$135,740.80 with license
$96,158.40—$116,875.20 without license
(New employees should anticipate being hired at the beginning of the salary range.)

 

Retirement Benefits
 Classic Member 2.5% @ age 55, New Member 2% @ age 62.
 Retirement reciprocity with CalPERS.
 The County offers a IRC § 457 Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan (tax deferred long-term savings plan).

Health Benefits
 Robust medical, dental and vision plan offered for employee and eligible dependents.

Paid Time Off
 Vacation leave; up to five (5) weeks annually.
 Administrative leave; up to 80 hours annually.
 Sick leave; 12 days annually with unlimited accrual amount.
 12 Paid Holidays and 1 Floating Holiday annually.

Miscellaneous Benefits
 Employer-paid term life insurance ($50,000).
 State Disability Insurance

 

To Be Considered

Requirements:
 Equivalent to the completion of twelfth (12th) grade and graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
 Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in Public Works, Engineering,
Construction or other related field with three (3) years in the supervisory capacity.
 Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer issued
by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.
 Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor by the State of California is desired.
Candidates with any combination equivalent to experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be considered.


To Be Considered
Applications will be accepted until: Monday, November 4th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
A complete application packet MUST include:
· A Glenn County Employment Application · Résumé
· Transcripts and/or Certificates · Cover Letter


Application forms may be completed on CalOpps.org or obtained from and returned to:
GLENN COUNTY PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
525 W. Sycamore Street
Willows, CA 95988
Telephone (530) 934-6451 – Fax (530) 934-6452
TDD – No Voice (530) 934-6444
Website: www.countyofglenn.net


THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS GENERAL IN NATURE AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT. THE COUNTY OF GLENN HAS THE RIGHT TO
RESCIND THIS RECRUITMENT AT ANY TIME.


THE COUNTY OF GLENN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


WE ENCOURAGE MINORITIES, WOMEN AND DISABLED INDIVIDUALS TO APPLY. IN ADDITION,
BI-LINGUAL (SPANISH, HMONG, LAOTIAN) INDIVIDUALS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO APPLICANTS. QUALIFIED
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION DURING THE
APPLICATION OR SELECTION PROCESS SHOULD CONTACT THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT.