The Deputy Public Works Director is one of two Deputy Directors appointed by the City Manager and Public Works Director and assists in the administration and overall direction of the public works and public utilities functions. The main focus of this Deputy position will be in water distribution and treatment with the individual overseeing the water division of the Public Works Department. This position is also the City’s technical representative to the Port Hueneme Water Agency. In addition the individual selected will be involved with representing the City in the on-going regional water supply negotiations. The City has major water projects on the horizon over the next two years, including the installation of two new water lines to ensure there is proper capacity for fire flow. The new Deputy Director will be heavily involved in both projects, which are currently in the design phase.
A strong hands on background in water treatment (preferably with membrane systems), distribution and construction is required. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible administrative, budget preparation, supervisory experience, (preferably with a Water Agency) and a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, water science or closely related field is required. As an alternate, an Associate’s degree in Water Science or substantial course work in Water Science or an Associate’s degree in a closely related field and 10 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience with a Water Agency will be considered. The position also requires a T-4 Water Treatment Certificate from the California State Water Resources Control Board and a D-3 Water Distribution Certificate, both a T-5 and a D-4 Certificate would be preferred and maybe considered in determining the final selection. The current salary range is $93,850 to $122,013 annually, DOQ.