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The City of St. Helena is seeking a Public Works Director with broad based experience in the public sector. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated professional dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and be able to work in partnership with members of the City’s Executive Team and all City staff. The successful candidate will be an experienced public speaker with excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated experience collaborating with other agencies in both the public and private sectors. The City is looking for a leader with an inclusive style and approach to finding innovative ways to work and deliver cost-effective services. A culture of great collaboration and teamwork exists in St. Helena amongst the employees, City Council, and community and the City has strong support for the Public Works Services Department. The incoming Public Works Director will be looked upon to ensure that the workforce reflects the City’s culture and values.

Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for a Public Works Director is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of five (5) years of broad and extensive experience in public works or related service delivery operations, including at least three (3) years in a responsible management capacity, and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

The salary range for the Public Works Director is $151,792-$184,505 annually. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at Please contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. 

Filing Deadline: April 22, 2021

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