With a population of approximately 92,000 and encompassing 26.44 square miles, Livermore boasts a unique environment for both residents and businesses – a peaceful small town atmosphere along with a widely diverse economic base that rivals a major metropolis. The city has an annual operating budget of approximately $215M, which funds 468 FTEs. Livermore is a full-service city and owns, operates, and maintains over $3 billion worth of public infrastructure.
The Public Works Department maintains the city’s streets, traffic signals, street lights; public landscaping; the Municipal Airport; the municipal water supply system; the storm drain system and the sanitary sewer system. The department also administers the franchise solid waste and recycling contract. Supported by an outstanding team of 117 FTEs, the department has a FY 2018-19 capital and operating budget of $62.7 million.
The Director will have the intellectual horsepower and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with staff at all levels. At least eight years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public works related activities is required; at least four years at a managerial level with responsibility for program planning and development, supervision of staff at all levels, and budget preparation and management. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline is required; Master’s degree is desirable. Highly competitive annual salary range of $170,970 - $213,713 with outstanding benefits.
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