Deputy Public Works Director

Town of Yountville
Until Filled

Town of Yountville
Deputy Public Works Director
$125,161-$152,134 Annually DOQ
**Plus an additional 7% deferred compensation match. Example: An additional $8,761-$10,699 annual contribution match.

The Town of Yountville seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic, and reliable individual with a passion for public service to provide professional-level management, capital improvement project delivery, and administrative support to our Public Works Department. Yountville has a lean organizational structure, and our employees exhibit a "can do" attitude while taking a "hands-on" approach to deliver a high level of services to our residents, visitors, and businesses. If you are looking for a position where you can contribute by performing professional public works management level work, delivering Capital Improvement Projects, reviewing private development projects, managing consultants and contracts, developing departmental budgets, interacting with the public, and working with elected and appointed officials, we have a job for you! You must have initiative, desire, and the ability to work in an active-paced multi-disciplinary role and bring energy and passion for public service to the job.

Expectations: The current opening is due to the promotion of the prior Deputy to Public Works Director to Public Works Director. This position is a part of the Town Manager’s Management Team. This a great opportunity for someone looking to move up the career ladder in the local government engineering sector. This position offers you a combination of doing both the “technical work” of engineering project management and serving as project manager for those projects where a consultant/contractor is involved. You will also work administrative arena by providing staff support in project review, working collaboratively with our planning staff and Zoning and Parks and Recreation staff on projects and applications affecting their departments, and making presentations directly to our Zoning Design Review Board, Parks & Recreation Commission and Town Council.

About the Position:   The Deputy Public Works Director performs highly responsible, complex, and varied professional, administrative, and analytical work in the delivery of the Town’s capital improvement projects as well as review of private development projects. The Deputy serves as the Capital Projects Program Manager; analyzes operational needs, maintains regulatory compliance, participates in the review of plans for town facilities and building construction; prepares RFP’s, construction documents, contracts and grants, reviews private development projects, manages the Town's Capital Improvement Projects (CIP); and may serve as Acting Director.

About the Department:  The Public Works Department is responsible for the development, design, construction, operations, maintenance, and management of the Town's public infrastructure, which includes streets, parks, facilities, water distribution, sewer collection, wastewater treatment, and recycled water distribution.

Duties include: Engage in construction project design and management. Provide oversight of consultants and town staff, complex analytical projects. Administer professional support to the Director, Town Manager, Public Works Division Manager's, employees, and other Town officials as needed. Demonstrate a high degree of independence in interacting with all levels of Town employees, managers, elected officials, community groups, and other governmental agencies.
Current Deputy Public Works Director Projects: Washington Street South Rehabilitation Project (Measure T) Joint Treatment Plant Modernizations Project Sanitary Sewer Sliplining Project Community Park Restroom Replacement Washington Park Redevelopment Master Plan GIS Program Management.

Experience/Education: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, public administration, civil engineering, construction technology management or related field. Possession of a post-graduate degree may substitute for one of year work experience. A minimum of five (5) years demonstrated work experience in either the private sector or local government management involving project management, strategic planning, budget, personnel management including sufficient supervisory, coordination and operational experience to demonstrate the ability to successfully perform the job and other duties as assigned. California Civil PE License preferred.

Salary: $125,161-$152,134 Annually  **Plus additional 7% deferred compensation match** Example: Up to $8,761-$10,699 annual match into Deferred Compensation plan
CalPERS Retirement: 2% @ 55 formula for CalPERS for classic members, 7% member contribution paid by employee. 2% @ 62 formula for new members, 6.25% member contribution paid by employee.
Health/Dental: Health 90% of premium paid by Town up to amount of Kaiser Health Plan; 100% Dental paid by Town. Vacation Leave: A minimum of 10 days annual paid vacation leave.
Administrative Leave: 80 hours annually
Sick Leave: 12 days annually
Holidays: 11 paid holidays plus three floating holidays annually.
Additional Benefits: STD/LTD Life Insurance, Retiree Medical Program, Wellness Program, and Cell Phone and Technology Stipend

To Apply: Visit and click on Job Opportunities/Job Application. This recruitment is open and continuous, and applications will be reviewed upon receipt until the position is filled. Please submit your completed application, resume, cover letter, and professional references to Julie Baldia, Human Resource Manager, via email to