City of Glendale, California

Director of Public Works

Filing Deadline: November 19, 2018
Gary Phillips

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280
(916) 784-9080 – Fax (916) 784-1985

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With a population of over 200,000, Glendale is the fourth largest city in Los Angeles County. The City is located northeast of Los Angeles in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and is considered one of the most livable cities in Southern California, noted for its excellent residential areas, schools, shopping facilities, libraries, parks, hospitals, and business environment. With an outstanding operation in place, the City is seeking a bold and innovative leader to serve as its Director of Public Works. The City is looking for a strategic thinking, solution-oriented Director of Public Works with a balance of technical skills and personal attributes to provide effective leadership and coordinate the activities of a large and diverse municipal public works department. The new Director of Public Works will have a “big-picture” perspective and be willing and capable of working in a collaborative manner with a highly motivated, experienced, and talented Executive Team, as well as a connected and engaged City Council. Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to engage and communicate with people at all levels within the organization and community are essential to success in this assignment; business and political acumen and varied experience in multiple divisions are also essential. The selected individual will lead by example through a shared vision with the City Manager and staff, and exemplify strong tenants of proactive leadership, project management, customer service, and fiscal discipline. The minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, or a related and applicable field, and ten (10) years of responsible managerial experience in public works administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree in a related and applicable field is desirable. An equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training may substitute for the listed minimum requirements. Candidates must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License. The monthly salary range for the incoming Director of Public Works is $13,312.58 – $18,425.58, DOQ.