City of Montebello, CA

Public Works Director

Filing Deadline: November 10, 2023
Yasmin Beers

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280 • Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 784-9080 • Fax (916) 784-1985

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Present day Montebello had its beginning in May of 1899. The town site was originally formed on 40 acres of land owned by Harris Newmark and Kasper Cohn, two well-known Los Angeles businessmen. Although first given the name Newmark, it was later called Montebello, meaning beautiful hills in Italian. Modern day Montebello is well known for being community-centered and multi-cultural because of its desirable location and first-class amenities. With a population of just over 62,000, it is a balance of quiet residential neighborhoods and industrial and commercial centers.

The Montebello City Manager also has a strong executive team that includes an Assistant City Manager as well as the City’s eight department directors. The level of services Montebello provides supersedes those of other cities, including police and fire protection, street maintenance, public landscaping, downtown parking, planning, building and safety, code enforcement, recreation and community services, and the Montebello Bus Lines (MBL) regional transit system. The Public Works department provides the highest quality public works service to the residents and community, and other City departments while overseeing the City infrastructure. Under administrative direction from the City Manager, the Public Works Director plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates a comprehensive public works department which includes engineering, streets, water systems, golf course and tree divisions.

The City of Montebello is seeking a passionate and innovative leader who is a strategic thinker to serve as its new Public Works Director. The New Public Works Director will be a team player who can work well with various stakeholders and use excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships. The successful candidate will have a passion for delivering high-quality services, strengthening community connections, and leading by example. The ideal candidate is knowledgeable of and experienced in the principles and practices of public works, civil engineering, traffic, and facilities administration, as well as principles of organization, administration, budget, and personnel management.

The annual salary range for the Public Works Director is $192,122 - $239,934; placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience.