Covering 10.6 square miles, the island City of Alameda is located less than a mile from Oakland in the San Francisco Bay. Home to a population of 75,126, the community is one of only 21 designated Coast Guard Cities in the country. The APWA Accredited Public Works Department encompasses the divisions of Engineering, Maintenance, and Administration. The Department’s activities are supported by a staff of 70.15 FTE and a FY2017-18 operating budget of $24.6 million and a FY2017-19 CIP of approximately $33.6 million.
The City is seeking a big picture and forward-thinking public works professional who is also an exceptional people and project manager. Proven success serving in a highly responsive and dynamic environment will be expected. Any combination equivalent to education and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities will be considered. The ideal candidate will possess ten (10) years of broad public works experience, which includes a minimum of five (5) years of management experience, and a Bachelor’s degree. An impressive engineering background is strongly preferred and a Master’s degree is desirable. Recruitment brochure and submission instructions can be found at www.tbcrecruiting.com.
The salary range for the Public Works Director is $175,362 - $213,154. Salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. Closing date: Sunday, September 10, 2017.