Carlsbad -The Community: This nearly 40 square mile city is ideally situated in north San Diego County with an approximate population of 110,000. It offers a great climate, beautiful beaches, lagoons and abundant natural open space. World class resorts, family attractions, well planned neighborhoods, a diverse business sector and a charming village atmosphere combine to create the ideal California... experience.The Department: The Public Works Department is responsible for planning, providing and maintaining infrastructure that supports Carlsbad's excellent qualify of life. The department includes a variety of divisions including Administration, Environmental Management, General Services, Transportation and Utilities. More than 173 full time staff support the department which also has an annual budget of $90 million, along with a total CIP appropriation of $243.9 million.