The City of Diamond Bar is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join its team as the Public Works Manager/Assistant City Engineer! This is a new position approved for the 2019/20 fiscal year.
Under direction of the Public Works Director/City Engineer (PWD/CE), the Public Works Manager/Assistant City Engineer (PWM/ACE) is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the work of professional, technical, and office personnel employees in the administration and operation of all divisions within the Public Works Department. The PWM/ACE will participate in program and policy formulation and coordinate special projects or programs for the Department with other City departments, governmental agencies, and the City Council. In this class, the incumbent will apply supervisory principles and techniques in building and maintaining an effective work force. The PWM/ACE is primarily responsible for the day to day activities of engineering and maintenance operations, and acts for the Public Works Director/City Engineer (PWD) in his/her absence and performs related work.
Knowledge of: The principles and practices of administration as applied to municipal organizations; principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to design and construction of a variety of public works projects; principles and practices of traffic and transportation engineering as applied to municipal organizations; legal and financial challenges of municipal public works programs; procedures involved in the development of major projects from inception to completion; methods and necessary controls for the maintenance of maps and other records of the policies governing local public works programs; organization and functions of City departments; safety principles and practices required in construction and maintenance; supervisory principles and practices including: Planning, delegating, and controlling the work of subordinates; training, instructing, and evaluating subordinates work performance; and counseling, disciplining, handling grievances, and motivating subordinate personnel. Ability to: Assist in the development and control of a long range public works planning program; direct the work of a large group of professional, administrative, and field employees; direct the preparation of the budget document for public works projects and operations; work effectively with representatives of other governmental agencies, contractors, and the public; and establish and maintain a positive work environment to enhance both employee morale and productivity. Education: Bachelor's degree with major coursework in civil engineering or closely related field.
Experience: Five years of professional experience in public works engineering at the level of Senior Civil Engineer or as the assistant head of a city public works department including three years of administrative and supervisory experience with a public agency.
Licenses and/or Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C or Class 3 California driver's license and an acceptable driving record. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer from the State of California.
Special Requirements: Ability to travel to different sites and locations.
To apply please visit our website at: www.diamondbarca.gov
About City of Diamond Bar
One of the youngest cities in California, Diamond Bar balances a relaxed country lifestyle with an affluent business environment. Incorporated in 1989, the city is located within a thriving economic region of Los Angeles County. The City is served by award-winning school districts and offers a variety of recreational facilities and amenities, including 14 parks, a public golf course, a Little League sports complex, and the Diamond Bar Center, a 22,500 square foot state-of-the-art facility. The quality of life in Diamond Bar has consistently been a top priority and a focus of the community. The City’s supportive municipal structure features a customer service oriented staff and a streamlined process. The City of Diamond Bar is primarily a residential community of about 60,000 covering approximately 15 square miles. The City utilizes City Council-City Manager form of government, and has 51 full-time and 62 part-time employees. The City contracts for many of its services.