Director of Public Works

County of Yolo

The County of Yolo is currently recruiting for the Director of the Public Works Division at the Community Services Department.  The Director of the Public Works Division plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities, projects and operations of the division including, but not limited to, road and bridge maintenance and construction, engineering, traffic engineering, capital improvements, drainage studies, surveying, and fleet services.  The ideal candidate for this position will have strong leadership skills and proven management capabilities to effectively oversee and guide the Public Works Division to achieve established goals.  This leader will be a good communicator with exceptional relationship building skills who promotes open communication, inclusiveness, and teamwork within the Division, the Department, the County, as well as with community stakeholders by creating a positive environment of trust and mutual respect.  They will be an honest, professional, and ethical leader that is willing to make decisions for the greater good of the County and the community.

The following qualifications are required for this position:
Education:  Any combination of experience and education equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a relevant field.
Experience:  Extensive professional and administrative experience in a public works, engineering, or transportation field that reflects attainment of the required knowledge and abilities listed below.
License:  Possession of a valid license of registration as a civil engineer issued by the California State Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.

For more information about this exciting position, please click here to print out the recruitment brochure OR visit our "Job Opportunities" page at The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, October 21, 2022. To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please submit a letter of interest and detailed resume via U.S mail or email to:
Jenny Brown, Senior Personnel Analyst
Yolo County Human Resources
625 Court Street, Room 101
Woodland, California 95695


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