City of St. Helena, CA
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Job Description

The St. Helena’s Public Works Director seeks a strong leader with experience and knowledge of maintenance operations to lead the newly restructured department as his next Assistant PW Director.  The Assistant PW Director will oversee the Corp yard functions, including maintains roads, streetlights, parks, fleet vehicles and equipment, the City's wastewater treatment facility, sewer collections and the water production/distribution system.   

Known as “Napa Valley’s Main Street”, the City of St. Helena is located in the center of the world-famous wine-growing Napa Valley, 65 miles north of San Francisco. As of 2021, City’s population is 6,070 but consistently fluctuates due to daily tourism and visitation to St. Helena’s exquisite hospitality and lodging establishments.  The City also serves as the regional economic and social anchor for the nearby unincorporated communities of Angwin and Deer Park as well as a commercial development near the intersection of Zinfandel Lane and State Highway 29.  To learn more about this charming city, please visit the City of St. Helena website at www.cityofsthelena.org.

The ideal candidate will be a hands-on, self-starter, with a proactive, relationship-based and inspirational managerial approach and an active communication style. The successful candidate will be empathetic, fair and a champion of employees and will be expected to facilitate a team-oriented and collaborative work environment focused on employee training and development.  As a demonstrated leader, the ideal candidate will bring a proven track record of affecting culture change and encourage, coach, and mentor staff to consider innovative approaches in day-to-day operations and will have the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders, from field staff, to residents, to regional partners.  Strong operational experience in all facets of Public Works is required, as is a supportive and communicative management style. 

The salary range for this outstanding opportunity is $140,249 - $170,473 (plus 5% COLA in July 2024).  Placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.


Filing Deadline: August 1, 2024
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.