For those looking for a supportive environment to accomplish some exciting capital projects, this is the position you’ve been seeking. The City of Rancho Palos Verdes (pop. 42,000), situated atop the hills and bluffs of the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Los Angeles County, is a contract city that has maintained its low-tax, low density, semi-rural environment with expansive views of the Pacific Ocean and Los Angeles basin. Residents enjoy 7.5 miles of Pacific coastline, the 1,400-acre Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, and hundreds more acres of open space. The Director of Public Works will join a dynamic City leadership team and oversee an approximate $2.3M budget, $30M CIP, and 17 outstanding staff members in the areas of Administration, Engineering, Maintenance, Permitting and Resident Services. Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, business or public administration, or a related field and seven years of management and/or administrative experience in engineering, public works operations and maintenance, business or public administration, or a related field is required. Possession of CA Professional Engineer registration is highly desirable. Salary range up to $182,733 (with expected 2.5% COLA in July 2017); appointment DOQE.
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