City of Perris
Under administrative direction, to manage, plan, and coordinate the activities and operations of the Public Works Department; to coordinate assigned activities with other City departments, divisions, outside agencies, and the general public; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Public Works.
The Ideal Candidate
The City seeks a candidate with a proven track record in directing all facets of municipal Public Works. He or she will be professional, trustworthy, ethical, assertive and will be able to implement policy and execute directives in a responsible manner. Effective motivational skills in managing a team of 25-30 employees in various classifications is a necessary characteristic of the ideal candidate. The Public Works Manager will inspire his or her team with creative and forward–thinking visionary leadership. The ideal candidate will be able to work constructively and collaboratively within the Management Team to bring the City’s strategic goals and objectives fruition. The ideal candidate will be able to lead the City’s Public Works operations in a responsible and proactive manner, aggressively working to improve and enhance the quality of the City’s public works.
Opportunities and Challenges
The City of Perris prides itself in providing superior public services that enhance the quality of life for the community it serves. The Public Works Manager will operate with considerable freedom in the day to day management of the Public Works Department. Under the leadership of the Director of Public Works, the new Public Works Manager is expected to have direct and positive impact to the streets, parks, animal control, facilities, storm drain and sewer maintenance and compliance, as well as roadway hazard and graffiti minimization, throughout the City.
Successful candidates will be able to show a proven track record in related experience and training. A typical example of qualifying experience and training may be: Eight (8) years of responsible public works maintenance, construction, and contract administration experience including four (4) years of supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major courses in engineering, public administration, business administration, or a related field.
Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled
To be considered for this exciting career opportunity please submit the required City Application, resume and letter of interest to:
City of Perris
Division of Human Resources
101 North “D” Street
Perris, CA 92570
For details regarding the application process and to download a City Application, please visit www.cityofperris.org.
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