Director of Public Works

City of Manteca
(209) 456-8000

The City of Manteca is searching for an experienced and knowledgeable leader to serve as their next Director of Public Works. The Director of Public Works will serve as an integral member of the Executive Management Team and oversee maintenance and operation activities as well as the long-range planning of the Department including street and park maintenance, solid waste and recycling collection, water production and distribution, wastewater treatment and collection, fleet maintenance and transit services.

The ideal candidate is a professional with the highest level of integrity, outstanding judgment, and leadership skills.  The Public Works Director will be collaborative, inclusive, tech savvy, committed to accountability and exceptional customer service, and able to motivate and maximize the skills of staff. The ideal candidate will also need to be self-confident, have an open, approachable management style and be comfortable addressing and resolving personnel issues head-on. The position requires someone who has broad experience in public works, is politically astute, a creative problem solver and has a comfort with and a strong desire for interacting with employees, department directors, elected officials, residents, and diverse stakeholders. Demonstrated success in change management to develop a high-performing organizational culture is highly desirable. Learn more in our Recruitment Brochure.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a compelling cover letter and resume to Bob Hall at by November 16, 2021. If you have questions about the position or the recruitment process please contact Bob Hall at (714) 309-9104.