Deputy Director of Public Works - Engineering

YUBA COUNTY   Marysville, CA   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on May 4, 2023
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The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for a Deputy Director of Public Works—Engineering in the Community Development & Services Agency Department within the Public Works division. Under administrative direction, assists the Public Works Director in planning, organizing and administering the Public Works Department’s engineering functions, including Capital Improvement Program, project design, and land development functions; provides expert professional assistance to County management in areas of expertise; and performs related work as assigned. This is the advanced managerial level in the professional civil engineering series.

The ideal candidate is experienced in project management; has the ability to implement department goals and objectives while remaining on budget and within deadlines. The incumbent will be a successful manager, with the interpersonal skills to develop and motivate their team. Will have ability to prepare requests for proposals, grant applications and other budget documents. Ideal candidate will have knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as it applies to planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of roadways and other public works.  


MINIMUM: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or institution with major course work in civil engineering or a closely related field and five years of professional experience in the design and/or construction of roads, bridges and related Public Works facilities, with at least two years in a supervisory or management role.

PREFERRED: In addition to the minimum, a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering and additional years of management experience in civil engineering in a public agency setting.

Licenses and Certification: Possess a valid California Class C driver's license within ten (10) days of employment and maintain throughout employment. Registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California. Maintain professional development and continuing education activities for valid certification as required by the position.

Special Requirements: Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation which may include Live Scan fingerprinting prior to hire. DMV printout prior to hire. Must file statements of economic interest with the Yuba County Clerk/Recorder. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109.


Marysville , CA