Alameda County is the geographic center of the San Francisco Bay Area, located on the east side of the Bay across from the San Francisco peninsula. Commonly referred to as the “East Bay,” the region has been the fastest growing in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than two decades. The East Bay is popular because of its desirable location, incredible diversity, ideal climate, broad economic base, and its range of available housing and business opportunities. The County itself is one of the most diverse regions in the country. The County offers a rich array of cultural activities, including the Oakland Museum and the Oakland East Bay Symphony. The region is also home to the Oakland A’s and within a short drive to several other professional sports teams. The wine country of the inland Tri-Valley area, the Chabot Space and Science Center, and outstanding outdoor recreational facilities bring additional opportunities for recreation, relaxation, and education.
The County of Alameda is seeking an ambitious, innovative, and pragmatic leader to provide robust capital project delivery oversight of the engineering, transportation, and flood control functions for their new Deputy Director for the Engineering Services Department. The incumbent will be responsible for transportation and flood control engineering design; traffic engineering; surveying and mapping; transportation and watershed planning; environmental and clean water programs; and right of way acquisition and management. The ideal candidate possesses knowledge of laws, regulations, and standards governing public works; knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal organization and administration; knowledge of budget preparation and execution; and knowledge of contract administration and project management. Competitive candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and should have five (5) years full-time supervisory experience as a registered Civil Engineer with at least two (2) years of the at the level of principal, assistant director or a higher-level position within an engineering organization. The annual salary range for the Deputy Director for the Engineering Services Department is $175,406.40-$213,345.60; placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Mr. Bryan Hill at (916) 784-9080. Filing Deadline: July 7, 2023