Posted: 05/23/2024 Employment Type: Direct-Hire Skills and Departments: PUBLIC WORKS/ENGINEERING Job Number: 2562 Hourly Pay Rate DOEQ: $80.81

Job Description

The CITY OF HUNTINGTON PARK, California is in need of a full-time permanent Public Works Director. The position provides full benefits, pension, vacation, holiday, and related employee compensation.

Come join the team of a progressive City under the leadership of a united City Council that works together with the common goals of improving the quality of life of its residents, expanding the business opportunities for economic development, infrastructure restoration, and achieving the "perfect balance" for long term fiscal sustainability.

The City Manager Ricardo Reyes is a visionary leader who is developing a strong team of Directors who enjoy maximum opportunity for implementing delegated authority over high profile community projects and initiatives.

The staff at the City of Huntington Park is its most valuable asset. The ideal Public Works Director candidate should be a people person and visionary team leader, along with the required techincal skills in project management, engineering / construction contracts, and Public Works programs in Streets, Water Utility, and related activities.

Job Requirements

Requires a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline and a PE credential is desirable but not required. Also, 5+ years experience in municipal operations at the director or mid-management or higher level in City government is required.

If you are interested in joining the City of Huntington Park, send your resume to for immediate consideration.

Meet Your Recruiter

John Herrera, CPA, MPA

John Herrera is a municipal finance officer and public administrator with 30 years experience in local government. He now spends his time consulting with municipalities, recruiting talent for temporary and permanent assignments. He has the expertise in the staffing needs of City, Special District, and other local government organizations and can help job seekers achieve their career goals.

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