Director of Public Works

City of Piedmont, CA

Director of Public Works
City of Piedmont, CA

The City of Piedmont is a community of approximately 11,500 residents located in the beautiful Oakland Hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Virtually built out, Piedmont consists of established, quality single-family homes on quiet, tree-lined streets with some small multi-family housing mixed within. Piedmont is a full-service charter city and operates under a City Council/Administrator form of government. Piedmont has an exceptional team of public servants that prides itself on delivering quality and customer-focused services to the community. The city employs 96 full-time employees and has a total operating budget of $28.5 million.

The Department of Public Works has a staff of 12.5 full-time equivalent positions and a FY 20/21 operating budget of $3,767,200. The Director of Public Works also oversees the budgets for the Sewer Fund ($2,216,000), the “Street” Funds ($2,426,500), and the Facilities Maintenance Fund ($1,330,000).

A Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, engineering, economics or a related field is required.  Either three years of administrative or managerial experience, preferably in a municipal or similar public setting; or five years of professional planning, engineering or related experience, including two years in a supervisory or administrative capacity is required. Experience with sustainability and multi-modal transportation methods is desired.

The current annual salary for the Public Works Director is $185,256. Salary will be negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:

Peckham & McKenney
Feel free to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

Filing Deadline:  October 9, 2020


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