Deputy Public Works Director - Municipal Operations Division
City of Newport Beach
May 24, 2018
Newport Beach, California
The salary is $144,054 to $175
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The City of Newport Beach is one of Southern California’s most picturesque and popular beach communities. Located in the center of Coastal Orange County, Newport Beach offers one of the finest climates in the Nation. The City is also known for its fine residential neighborhoods, strong business community, quality school system, vast recreational opportunities, beautiful beaches, excellent dining, and world class shopping districts. The Bay and City’s eight miles of ocean beaches offer outstanding fishing, swimming, surfing and aquatic sports activities.
The Deputy Public Works Director - Municipal Operations reports directly to the Public Works Director and will direct and coordinate the personnel, projects and functions of the Municipal Operations Division within the Public Work Department. Responsibilities of the position encompass the Field Maintenance, Equipment and Facilities Maintenance, Parks and Trees, Refuse Collection, and Administration sections. This position will also manage and prioritize construction, maintenance and field operations of the streets, facilities, public right-of-way and park landscaping, trees, bridges, City ocean and bay beaches, storm drains, tidal valves, piers and wharfs, vehicles/fleet, and refuse collection programs. This Deputy Public Works Director is located at and oversees and manages the City’s corporation yard, Division safety practices and procedures, develops requests for proposals, negotiates and administers contracts for outside services, performs complex analysis and budget work, specifies and purchases supplies and equipment; prepares, approves and processes progress payments and other payment authorizations; assigns work activities, projects and programs to division managers; monitors work flow, reviews and evaluates work products during and after completion, oversee methods, procedures, and personal performance. The Deputy Director is also responsible for presentations to the City Council during Council meetings.
This position requires a minimum of six years of increasingly responsible professional public works operation and management experience with substantial experience in public works field operation programs, contract refuse services, fleet operations, facility maintenance and/or other related experience. Two years supervisory experience, and a Bachelor’s degree in Public/Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Construction Technology, Organizational Management, or a closely related field is also required. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by June 20, 2018.
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