Jess Carbajal has been appointed Director of OC Public Works, as appointed by County Executive Officer Thomas G. Mauk.

Carbajal’s position includes the County’s Facilities, Planning and Engineering divisions.

Carbajal has a decade’s worth of experience in management positions with the County of Orange and has served as Chief Deputy Director for OC Public Works for the past ten months.

“I am confident that Jess possesses the right combination of experience, skills and professionalism necessary to meet the challenges and opportunities faced by OC Public Works,” said Mauk in a county press release.

Carbajal previously served the County as Director of Administration for the Social Services Agency and Deputy Director of the former Housing and Community Services Department.

Prior to joining the County, Carbajal held the position of Director of Community and Economic Development for the cities of Paramount and Baldwin Park. He started his career in public service with the City of Bell as Assistant City Manager for Community Services.