Public Works Director/City Engineer

City of Elk Grove, CA

 Public Works Director/City Engineer
City of Elk Grove, CA

Home to an entrepreneurial spirit and superior quality of life, Elk Grove is a family-oriented community where opportunity is around every corner.  With a population of more than 176,000 that is diverse in ethnicity, age, and income levels, Elk Grove is the second largest city in the Sacramento region.  Elk Grove is a well-run, financially stable City with a prosperous business community, an award-winning school district, first-rate parks, and unique blend of big city amenities and small-town charm.

The City of Elk Grove enjoys a stable and engaged workforce of 370 FTEs and a positive organizational culture of teamwork. Served by a dedicated staff of 40 and multiple contract positions, the Public Works Department has a FY 20/21 budget of $40.8 million.  The Public Works Department is characterized by teamwork, efficiency, and dedication leading to a strong track record of success and is organized into the divisions of Administration, Capital Improvement, Engineering, Facilities & Fleet, Operations & Maintenance, Recycling & Waste, and Transit.

Bachelor’s degree with major course work in civil engineering, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is required; Master’s degree is desirable.  In addition, this position requires at least seven years of increasingly responsible public works operations experience or professional civil engineering experience involving the planning, financing, design and construction of public works projects including three years of management and administrative responsibility. Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer is required.

Salary range is $149,819 and $200,785, DOQE.

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 with two business days.

Filing Deadline:  March 14, 2021.