The Santa Cruz Port District is an independent special district formed in 1951 to construct and operate Santa Cruz Harbor, located 70 miles south of San Francisco and 35 miles north of Monterey in the City of Santa Cruz, California. The District is now seeking a Port Director – a strong, broadly intelligent, focused, and hard-working individual to manage and direct all activities of the Santa Cruz Harbor and Port District. An approachable and well-rounded individual with presence, strong business acumen, and a proven track record in community engagement will be ideal. A background in public agency administration that includes public works, parks and recreation, community/economic development, or similar experience, is a plus.
Any combination of experience and education equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a relevant field from an accredited college or university, and five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in a management or supervisory capacity involving the operation, maintenance, and security of a harbor, marina, municipal waterfront, or similar operation, maintenance, and security program and which involves a diversity of disciplines including general administration, personnel management, intergovernmental and public relations is qualifying. Candidates must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License and be insurable for the operation of Port District vehicles.
The annual salary range for the incoming Port Director is dependent upon qualifications. The Port also offers an attractive benefits package.
If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com/Port-Director to apply online. Please contact Mr. Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions.