Public Works Operations Director

City of Madera
(559) 661-5481
(559) 673-1655

Madera is looking for a collaborative Public Works Operations Director with excellent leadership skills to be part of its management 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, including the new Safe & Clean initiative; maintaining fiscal balance; shaping our culture to ensure a high performing workforce; and improving our service delivery through continued implementation of a new electronic work order system.

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. 

Apply by Friday, April 2, 2021. A City of Madera employment application must be submitted by the filing deadline to be considered. Questions regarding the position or this recruitment may be emailed to Wendy Silva, Director of Human Resources, at