City of Redwood City

In the heart of the Silicon Valley, Redwood City (pop. 86,754) is the third largest city in San Mateo County. With an annual budget of $98.4 million and 108.82 FTE, the Public Works Services Department provides a wide range of services including environmental programs, maintenance of the right-of-way, and utilities (sewer, storm water, recycled and potable water). The assistant public works director helps organize and direct department operations and leads citywide sustainability initiatives and programs.

The ideal candidate will be a contemporary public works professional with a broad range of experience and a proven record of effectively integrating sustainability initiatives into infrastructure maintenance projects. With a flexible and adaptive leadership style the assistant director will be politically astute with outstanding communication and presentation skills. The position requires five years of progressively responsible maintenance management experience including at least two years of supervisory or management experience, plus a Bachelor’s Degree; a Master’s Degree is desirable.

Salary range is $157,572 – $212,724; salary supplemented by a competitive benefits package. For additional information and to apply, visit This recruitment closes Sunday, March 26, 2023.

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