Deputy Director of Public Works – Field Services & Engineering

Public Works
San Francisco/Peninsula
3/23/2018 at 11:30pm
$11,850.00-$13,901.00 Monthly


151 Milagra Drive Pacifica, 94044


The City of Pacifica is recruiting for the Deputy Director of Public Works – Field Services & Engineering .  The Deputy Public Works Director will report to the Public Works Director and will directly oversee the Field Services & Engineering Division.

With a total division staff of 26 and a $3.4 million budget, the Deputy Director will directly supervise the Field Services Manager (maintenance of streets, parks, trees, vehicles, and public facilities) and Civil Engineer (public infrastructure projects, transportation planning and traffic engineering, and emergency management technical services during natural disasters).



Ideal Candidate

The Deputy Director will be expected to take charge of the division, hit the ground running with current projects and conduct all long-term planning for future needs. Individuals selected will be hands-on managers that will lead a dedicated staff while identifying best practices for policies, procedures and future operations. The Deputy Director will team with the Director and operate in an open and collaborative manner with the entire City organization. It is also critical that the Deputy Director has the ability to communicate clearly to the organization and community.

A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related field is required; a Master’s degree is desirable.  In addition, five years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience involving design, plan checking, project management and construction management is required.  Municipal professional engineering and supervisory experience is highly desirable.  Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the State Department of Registration for Professional Engineers is required.



The annual salary range for this full-time exempt management position is $142,200 to $166,812, and appointment will be made based on the qualifications of the selected candidate. In Addition, the following benefits are provided.

Retirement - CalPERS: 2.5% @ 55 (classic) or 2% @ 62 

Health Benefits: Health benefits are offered through the CalPERS Health Program. The City will contribute toward the cost of health benefits to cover a majority of the premium, based on coverage level.

Dental: City has a self-funded dental plan (Delta) that typically covers 100% of paid premiums for dental expenses and provides $2,000 in lifetime orthodontic benefits.

Vacation Leave: 15-27 days annually depending on years of service.

Holidays: 11 paid holidays annually and 2 floating holidays.

Administrative Leave: 60 hours per year (no cash value)

Sick Leave: 12 days accrued annually

Deferred Compensation:  choice of three plans

Long-Term Disability Insurance and Life Insurance:  City provides paid long-term disability and life insurance coverage through Voya Financial, and an Employee Assistance Program through MHN.

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