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Public Works Director

Bob Murray and Associates
Folsom, California
$150,000 to $190,000 annually
Closing date
May 28, 2023

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Division / Department Head
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Anchored in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, the City of Folsom is comprised of beautiful parks and trails, family-oriented neighborhoods, and outstanding shopping, dining, and cultural options for visitors and residents alike. The City is a dynamic metropolis with a unique mixture of sophistication, historic insight, and a prospering business community. The Public Works Director plans, directs, and reviews the activities, operations, and programs of the Public Works Department, with employees in multiple divisions, including Engineering, Streets, Fleet Management, and Solid Waste. The City is seeking a collaborative, experienced, and proven leader to serve as the next Public Works Director. The ideal candidate has a track record of mentorship and encouragement amongst staff, and has the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other team members, elected officials, public service providers, and representatives from other local, state, and federal agencies. A candidate with experience in new developments along with traffic engineering, with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents is desired. Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent in Civil Engineering, Public Administration, or a related field. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional civil engineer issued by the California Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers is required. A Master’s Degree is preferred. Candidates must offer eight (8) years of relevant experience in a progressively responsible position in a related field, five (5) of which are in an upper-level management position, including two (2) years of direct supervisory experience.


The annual salary range for the Public Works Director is $150,000 to $190,000; placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080.


Filing Deadline: May 31, 2023



c/o Bob Murray & Associates, Executive Search Firm

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