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Director of Public Works / Roads Commissioner

Placer County
Auburn, California
Up to $242,486 plus benefits
Closing date
Nov 22, 2023

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Director of Public Works/Road Commissioner

$194,188.80 - $242,486.40/year

This is an outstanding career opportunity to plan, organize, and direct the activities and operations of the Placer County Department of Public Works. This position is responsible for directing public works functions, including road maintenance, transportation planning and traffic engineering, capital project delivery, environmental utilities, solid waste management, fleet services, and transit operations. This position also directs the department’s Tahoe Office operations, including engineering, road maintenance, fleet services, and transit services. Additionally, this position coordinates activities with other county departments and outside agencies, provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the County Executive Officer, and serves as the County Road Commissioner. 

To learn more about this exciting opportunity follow check out our recruitment brochure:

To apply to this exciting career opportunity please visit our employment opportunities page at 

All applications must be received by the final filing deadline 11/16/23 at 5pm.


Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit

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