San Francisco is one of the most dynamic cities in the world, enriched by diverse communities, cultural attractions and natural beauty etched by the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco Bay, and hilly terrain. It is a city that is at once seeped in history and open to new ideas – a city of innovation and hope. With 880,000 residents and a daytime population that swells north of 1.2 million, San Francisco is a formidable economic hub, with tourism, tech, life sciences and global business driving the local economy. Small, local-owned businesses, from restaurants to bookstores, add to the vitality.
The City is seeking a collaborative Public Works Director with strong leadership skills and proven management capabilities to effectively oversee and guide the Public Works Department towards established goals. The new Director will be analytical, politically astute, and possesses excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship-building skills and seek to improve morale through open communication, inclusiveness, and teamwork within the Department and the City, creating an environment of trust and mutual respect.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, public administration, or a closely related field; and six (6) years of management experience. Qualified candidates must have technical training or management experience in architecture or engineering. Public works communications and financial management experience is highly desirable.
The current annual salary range for the Public Works Director is $217,438-$277,472; placement within this range is dependent upon experience and qualifications. The City also provides an excellent benefits package.