City of Santa Rosa

Just an hour’s drive north of San Francisco and 30 miles east of the Pacific Ocean, Santa Rosa (pop. 175,155) is the 5th largest city in the Bay Area, encompassing 41.5 square miles in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country. The Transportation and Public Works Department, with 292 team members and a budget of $100 million, builds and maintains the City’s infrastructure including streets, traffic signals, storm drains, bridges, sidewalks, parks, streetlights, and the City’s fleet and operates Santa Rosa CityBus.  

The ideal candidate will be an experienced public works professional with a strong customer orientation and a can-do attitude. They will be knowledgeable about infrastructure maintenance, asset management and creative funding strategies.  A unifying leader, the candidate selected will have demonstrated success with team building and maximizing individual and group potential. Ten years of public works experience and a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, public administration or related field are expected.

The salary range goes up to $218,729; salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package. Closing date:  Sunday, October 9, 2022. To download recruitment brochure and apply online, visit

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