ASSISTANT PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR

Location
Bakersfield, California
Salary
$10,496.55 - $12,759.59/Month
Posted
Jan 27, 2022
Closes
Feb 26, 2022
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Organization Type
Government

  

CITY OF BAKERSFIELD
Department of Human Resources
1600 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 326-3773 / http://www.bakersfieldcity.us
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:

 

ASSISTANT PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR #01637  

 

 

             An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY

$10,496.55 - $12,759.59/Month

 

   

ISSUE DATE:   1/25/22                                                   

FILING DEADLINE:  Continuous. The application filing may close any time after ten days from the issue date of this job announcement if sufficient qualified applications have been received. Postmarks are not acceptable; therefore, it is important to submit your application as soon as possible.  First application review on February 15, 2022. 

THE POSITION: Under general direction, performs professional engineering and administrative work at an advanced level and assists the Public Works Director in planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the various divisions of the department; and performs other work as required.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Assists in planning, organizing, and activities of the department and acts for the director in his absence; assists in determining departmental policy and confers with departmental superintendents on matters of the department; answers public inquiries regarding policy; makes studies, investigations, and reports to assist the director in making presentations to the City Manager or City Council.  Full Job Description:  Assistant Public Works Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applications will be accepted only for those applicants who clearly demonstrate on the COMPLETED City Application and Resume that they have:

  • Registered as a Civil Engineer in the State of California; AND
  • Eight (8) years of progressively responsible professional experience in civil engineering including field and office work

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION

  • Knowledge of government purchasing processes and contract negotiation. 
  • Experience or familiarity with RFP’s, RFQ’s, design-build, construction management at risk, and community-based public-private partnerships.  
  • Ability to perform assessments of complex processes and develop recommendations for better efficiency.
  • Experience with large-scale design and construction projects.  Knowledge of engineering standards and the processes by which change orders, allowances, performance incentives, and liquidated damage are managed.
  • Experience with roadway repurposing, complete streets, intelligent transportations system, pedestrian and bicycle facility planning, etc.

 

OTHER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of: The principles and practices of civil engineering; the investigation, design, and construction of general public works with emphasis on street, sewage installations; the principles and practices of land surveying and mapping; and the principles, practices, and equipment of modern office management.  Ability to: plan and supervise the work of technical and professional personnel; make and check complex engineering computations, and to prepare engineering plans and specifications.

Examination: (Weighted 100%) The method of examination may include one or more of the following: written exam; oral exam; evaluation of education, training, experience or other qualifications as shown by the application; or by other information submitted, or by the record; questionnaires submitted to references; or any other appropriate measure of fitness. A minimum passing score of 70% is required.  NOTE: Admission to the examination may be limited to those applicants who demonstrate the best combination of qualifications. Applicants possessing the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed admission to the examinationEmployment applications must be properly completed in accordance with instructions on face of application form. All pertinent information needed to determine that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications must be shown on the application, resume, supplemental questionnaire; otherwise, the application may be rejected. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.bakersfieldcity.us OR City Hall - North
1600 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301

          EXAM #01637
ASSISTANT PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
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