The City of Diamond Bar is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join its team as the Public Works Manager/Assistant City Engineer!This is a new position approved for the 2019/20 fiscal year.
Under direction of the Public Works Director/City Engineer (PWD/CE), the Public Works Manager/Assistant City Engineer (PWM/ACE) will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the work of professional, technical, and office personnel employees in the administration and operation of all divisions within the Public Works Department. The incumbent will participate in program and policy formulation and coordinate special projects or programs for the Department with other City departments, governmental agencies, and the City Council. The PWM/ACE is primarily responsible for the day to day activities of engineering and maintenance operations, and acts for the Public Works Director/City Engineer (PWD) in his/her absence and performs related work.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree and five years of professional experience in public works engineering at the level of Senior Civil Engineer or as the assistant head of a city public works department including three years of administrative and supervisory experience with a public agency. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer from the State of California is required.
One of the youngest cities in California, Diamond Bar balances a relaxed country lifestyle with an affluent business environment. Incorporated in 1989, the city is located within a thriving economic region of Los Angeles County. The City is served by award-winning school districts and offers a variety of recreational facilities and amenities, including 14 parks, a public golf course, a Little League sports complex, and the Diamond Bar Center, a 22,500 square foot state-of-the-art facility. The quality of life in Diamond Bar has consistently been a top priority and a focus of the community. The City’s supportive municipal structure features a customer service oriented staff and a streamlined process. The City of Diamond Bar is primarily a residential community of about 60,000 covering approximately 15 square miles. The City utilizes City Council-City Manager form of government, and has 51 full-time and 62 part-time employees. The City contracts for many of its services.