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Maintenance Operations Director

Peckham & McKenney
Fremont, California
$225,750 to $304,500
Closing date
Jun 13, 2024

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Maintenance Operations Director

City of Fremont, California



The City of Fremont seeks a strong administrator to lead the newly formed Maintenance Operations Department as their new Maintenance Operations Director.  The successful candidate brings a solid background in all City maintenance operations, including maintenance of city right-of-ways, the City’s vehicle fleet, facilities, public buildings, and parks. 


The City of Fremont is located on the southeast side of the San Francisco Bay, and boasts a thriving population of approximately 229,250 residents within an area of 92 square miles. Fremont is home to a wide variety of over 1,200 innovative high-tech, life science, and clean technology firms. Staffed by Fremont’s highly educated population, firms such as Tesla Motors and Thermo Fisher Scientific are on the cutting edge of modern technology. Furthermore, downtown Fremont is transforming into an exciting, pedestrian-friendly mixed-use district.   Between Fremont’s award-winning school districts, low crime rates, great restaurants, exciting business sector, outdoor recreational opportunities and proximity to the larger Bay Area, there is no better place to work, play or raise a family than the City of Fremont.  To learn more about this charming and dynamic city, please visit the City of Fremont’s website at


Candidates with a proven track record of leading culture change and encouraging, coaching, and mentoring staff to consider innovative approaches in day-to-day operations are encouraged to apply.  In this position, the successful candidate is a self-starter, with a proactive, relationship-based and inspirational managerial approach and an active communication style.  The next Director will prioritize the operation and maintenance of city assets, monitor and evaluate the efficiency of service delivery methods and identify opportunities for improvement.   Applicants who exhibit political acumen, have a balance of technical and soft skills, are results-oriented and like the challenge of transformative change will make strong candidates. 



The salary range for this outstanding opportunity is $225,750 - $304,500, plus a 4% wage increase in July 2024.  Placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.


Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:

Peckham & McKenney


Feel free to contact Maria Hurtado at (831) 247-7885 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.


Filing Deadline:          June 18, 2024


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