Public Works Operations Director

City of Madera
(559) 661-5481

Under leadership from its new City Manager, Madera is looking for a collaborative Public Works Operations Director with excellent leadership skills to be part of its team. Reporting directly to the City Manager, the   Public Works Operations Director is a key, at will department head position that  accepts full responsibility for the City’s Public Works activities and  services, including water treatment, water distribution, sewer collection, streets maintenance, storm drainage systems, wastewater treatment, electrical systems, street lights, traffic signals, facilities maintenance, and the municipal airport. The new director will have the exciting opportunity to help move Madera forward in its goals of continuing excellent service and safety to our community, maintaining fiscal balance, shaping our culture to ensure a high performing workforce, and improving our service delivery.

Experience/Education:  5 years of broad and extensive experience in public works or related service delivery operations, including at least 3 years in a responsible management capacity. A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or Public Administration is required. 

Licenses/Certifications: Valid Class C California Drivers License. Valid certificate as a Civil Engineer issued by the State of California is preferred but not required.

Apply by 3pm, November 6, 2019. A City of Madera employment application must be submitted by the filing deadline to be considered. Interviews with the most qualified applicants will be held November 19, 2019. Questions regarding the position or this recruitment may be emailed to Wendy Silva, Director of Human Resources, at