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Assistant Public Works Director - Engineering

Employer
City of Menlo Park
Location
Menlo Park, California
Salary
The salary range is $153,562 to $198,651 annually, DOQ.
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Specialty
Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Government

Menlo Park is a city of beautiful, tree-lined neighborhoods and active commercial districts. Located conveniently between the major metropolitan areas of San Francisco and San Jose. The stunning natural surroundings of the city afford views of the San Francisco Bay to the east and the Pacific Coastal Range to the west. Menlo Park’s residents reflect a diverse range of backgrounds and interests who tend to be well educated and actively engaged in community life. Excellent public and private schools serve its many young families, while residents of all ages enjoy the City’s numerous parks and recreational facilities. The arts and leisure activities of the major urban areas of San Francisco and San Jose are close by and easily accessible via Caltrain. These and many other amenities contribute to Menlo Park’s outstanding quality of life.

The Assistant Public Works Director – Engineering is one of three Assistant Director classifications in the Public Works Department and reports directly to the Public Works Director.  This position has oversight of the Engineering Division, which includes overseeing the division’s staff and operations. This role will direct and participate in major activities including but not limited to civil engineering, capital improvement projects, land development engineering. In managing and coordinating division service for large and complex capital projects, the incumbent will provide oversight and input into conceptual design while meeting with stakeholders to interpret and explain plan review as well as permitting and inspection processes. The person in this role will review plans and documents, providing comments for development projects associated with permits and environmental review requirements. They will also interpret municipal code related to right-of-way permitting and federal, state, and local regulations for utilities including storm water and water quality.

A typical way to obtain the required qualifications for this position would be a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management, public administration or policy, or a related field and at least five or more years of increasingly responsible and varied professional experience in civil engineering, including two years in a management role.  A Master’s degree in engineering, business administration, or a related field is highly desirable.  Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California is required. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by May 21, 2024.

 

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