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Assistant Director of Public Works

San Bernardino County Human Resources Department
92415, San Bernardino
$166,420.80 - $239,096.00
Closing date
Jun 19, 2024

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Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Director, Manager / Leader
Organization Type

Job Details

San Bernardino County prides itself on being a high-performing, forward-thinking and fast-paced organization where innovation and service are central to our culture and operations. We are in search of a visionary leader to join our Department of Public Works as the next Assistant Director of Public Works overseeing the Transportation and Flood Control Divisions.

The Assistant Director of Public Works will oversee the Transportation and Flood Control Divisions with a strong focus on mentorship, succession planning, and project management. This position will lead a team of dedicated professional, technical, and support staff in managing and enhancing critical infrastructure across the County. This position will spearhead project initiatives, ensuring their seamless execution from inception to completion. Strategic project management expertise is instrumental in driving the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of our community's essential systems.

Outstanding Compensation and Benefits: San Bernardino County offers a generous compensation package that includes a competitive salary within the designated 92C salary range and our excellent Exempt C Benefits package. 

Minimum Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Business Administration, or related field.

Experience: Four (4) + years of experience in administration and management of professional engineering or construction activities, ideally in a county, state, or municipal setting, including project management experience. 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a deep understanding of government programs at multiple levels.
  • Excellent communication skills, adept at building connections with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong project management abilities, capable of overseeing complex initiatives from conception to completion.
  • Ability to navigate complex political landscapes and effectively engage with governing boards.
  • Preference for Professional Engineer (PE) license or background in engineering.
  • Commitment to fostering a positive and innovative departmental culture, promoting collaboration and continuous improvement.

Candidates possessing an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience will be considered.

For more information on this and other job opportunities, please visit  Application can be made on-line and email detailed resume to – apply ASAP. (909) 387-8304 - EEO/ADA



San Bernardino County employs over 17,000 people. We offer an excellent benefits package.

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