The Department of Public Works is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge of the business lines and operational requirements of the Department of Public Works. The successful applicant will be highly knowledgeable and experienced in transportation infrastructure policy, including funding, planning, and implementation. The ideal candidate will also have a strong background in financial planning, private development policy, strategic decision-making, and local government personnel practices. An ability to continue developing the department’s culture that focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion with outstanding customer service is a must. Exceptional communication skills are essential, including an aptitude for delivering tactful responses on sensitive matters to both internal and external stakeholders. The selected candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, can provide reliable and responsive service, and have a continuous improvement mindset.
The Assistant Director assists the department director in the management and direction of the operations of a department. This position interfaces with City Officials, Department and Division Managers, Boards and Commissions, City Council and other agencies; monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; ensures that projects and services are adhering to established plans, standards, and procedures; reviews all project activities, processes, and services; creates and implements policies governing the department’s function, and assists in policy decisions that may have citywide impact; and designs and establishes outcome measures, customer service methods and processes.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
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