2021-07-19 2021-08-23

Director of Public Works

City of San Bruno
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: San Bruno, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 68575
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: San Bruno, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 68575
  • Organization Website

If you have hands on experience in municipal public works, complemented by a collaborative approach to problem-solving, are a forward-thinker and well-grounded in the day-to-day essentials of leading a robust and active public works and utilities department serving a full-service diverse city, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

The City of San Bruno is seeking an innovative and pragmatic leader to become the City’s next Public Works Director.

San Bruno is an ethnically and culturally diverse city with over 42,000 residents and maintains a small-town feel within a large metropolitan area. San Bruno has a General Fund budget for FY 2021-2022 of $50.8 million and has a workforce of 265 full-time employees.

The successful candidate will report to the City Manager and is responsible for the day to day management and operations of a department consisting of 67 employees delivering public works and utilities services through five operating divisions: Engineering and Administration, Water, Wastewater, Streets, and Facilities & Garage, through the support of two Deputy Directors. The Director will manage an annual budget of approximately $107.7 million including an operating budget of $3.8 million, and a capital improvement budget of 98 projects totaling over $79.5 million.

Competitive candidates will possess broad interdisciplinary and technical background. Strategic municipal management, community engagement, and organizational development experience coupled with a leadership style marked with solid people skills, and a passion for public service is critical. A minimum of six years of public works experience, with two years of senior level supervisory experience is required. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and current registration as a California Professional Engineer is preferred.

If this is a challenge you are seeking and you can demonstrate the ability to succeed, we invite you to review the profile at www.thehawkinscompany.com and submit your resume and a thoughtful letter of interest that outlines what you would bring to the City of San Bruno as its next Public Works Director to sanbruno.pw@thehawkinscompany.com by August 20, 2021. Confidential Inquiries are welcomed. For additional information or questions, please contact our partnering consultants, Ms. Daphne LeBlanc at 818-399-5787, daphne@thehawkinscompany.com or Ms. Brett Byers at 323-403-8279, brett@thehawkinscompany.com.

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