Assistant Director of Public Works and Utilities

City of Watsonville | Watsonville, CA

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Posted Date 10/24/2019
Description

Are you a dynamic leader that enjoys the fast paced world of Water, Wastewater, and Solid Waste Utilities? Do you thrive in an environment that values teamwork, a close-knit culture, and service to an incredible community? Are you looking for meaningful work helping guide high level of service through effectiveness, efficiency, and innovation? 

If so, consider joining our team! This position will oversee three utilities in a full service City. The City of Watsonville produces and delivers safe drinking water, manages a citywide sewer system, treats and recycles wastewater and runs a solid waste collection operation. Our dedicated utilities divisions work hard to serve our community and find new ways to continually improve operations. Come join our team and be part of an innovative team committed to this amazing community! 

JOB SUMMARY

To serve as an assistant to the Director of Public Works and Utilities in planning, organizing, coordinating and directing the functions of the City's Public Works and Utilities Department; to provide leadership, support and direction for major portions of the Department's areas of responsibility which could include water treatment and water systems, wastewater treatment and water recycling, wastewater, stormwater collection systems, solid waste collection, recycling, landfill operations, facilities, vehicle and equipment maintenance, engineering and construction management services, as well as the Watsonville Airport and the City's capital improvement program. To direct programs and services to meet local, State and Federal safety, environmental and resource protection and pollution prevention goals and mandates.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities is:

Education/Experience:

Education:

Advanced educational training in civil and sanitary engineering, science, public administration, or closely related field.
Experience:

Licenses/ Certificates:

A valid certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the State Board of Registration for Civil Engineers is desirable.

BENEFITS

RETIREMENT

The City is a member of the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)

MEDICAL

The City offers excellent medical, dental and vision benefits for the employee and dependents. Employees accrue 15 days of sick leave per year.

ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE

Management employees receive one-hundred and eight (108) hours per year. Unused administrative leave as of June 30th each year is paid to the  employee.

LIFE INSURANCE

$50,000

LONG TERM DISABILITY

City paid LTD insurance

VACATION  AND HOLIDAYS

Depending on length of service, from 12 to 20 vacation days per year are earned. There are also 14 holidays per year.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a completed and signed City application to:

City of Watsonville Human Resources Office 275 Main Street, Suite 400 (4th Floor) Watsonville, CA 95076

Phone: (831) 768-3020 Fax: (831) 761-0736

To apply Online visit   www.cityofwatsonville.org

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Manager

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