Assistant Director of Public Works


Organization : Marin County
Job Category : Director Public Works
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : CA
City : San Rafael
Salary and Benefits : salary range is $152,402 - $167,690 annually

Marin County is a special place and home to a community of 250,000 engaged and culturally diverse residents. Outdoor recreation in Marin County includes whale migration and bird watching, garden tours, gold, hiking, running, mountain biking, horse-back riding, sail boarding, surfing, fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, etc.  Located in California’s North Bay Area, across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco and adjacent to the vineyards of Napa and Sonoma Counties, Marin is a desirable place to live. It’s known for its combination of rural and suburban lifestyles, excellent schools, entertainment and recreational activities, and mild climate year-round.  

The Assistant Director is expected to oversee the following core services/divisions: Airport, Building Maintenance, Capital Projects, Disability Access, and Land Development. This position reports directly to the Director of Public Works, oversees approximately five direct and 75 indirect staff, and an $8M operational budget and a $40M capital budget. This position is part of the Department’s executive team and will promote a culture that inspires creative thinking, engagement, trust, empowerment, collaboration, and supports work-life balance.  The Assistant Director will be tasked with a wide range of responsibilities needing project management, legal, regulatory, environmental, land development and building systems knowledge, as well as strong presentation and collaboration skills.

The ideal candidate must be a licensed California Professional Civil Engineer and have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, public/business administration or a related field. Additionally, they must have extensive experience overseeing comprehensive and broad-based engineering or public works projects and budgets in a city or county organization.  The salary range is $152,402 - $167,690 annually, DOQ.  To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by July 5, 2018.

Paul Kimura and/or Bill Lopez

Avery Associates

3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A

Los Gatos, CA 95030


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