Director of Public Works

City of Hermosa Beach, CA - Hermosa Beach, CA

Hermosa Beach is the small town others aspire to be. A beautiful beach, eclectic neighborhoods, unique commercial districts, and welcoming gateways create an unrivaled coastal destination. The City has effectively balanced the small town, beach culture with its enviable position as a regional and statewide coastal destination. Home to nearly 20,000 residents, Hermosa Beach is the heart of the “South Bay” region and plays host to a number of high-profile community events such as summer concerts, street fairs, and sporting events for beach volleyball, tennis and more.

The Public Works Department is comprised of three fields of operation: Administration, Engineering, and Maintenance. The Department has a total staff of 24, a $20 million capital improvement program proposed for the upcoming year and serves a key role in the quality of life for the community. The Public Works Department also provides staff support to a five-member Public Works commission whose members are appointed by the City Council. Reporting directly to the City Manager, the Director of Public Works plans, organizes, directs and coordinates a comprehensive and high volume City-wide public works program.

Requires any combination of education and experience such as a BA/BS degree in Public Administration, Civil Engineering or a related field; and 5 years of top or executive management in a comparably complex organization. Registration as a Professional Engineer is NOT required. Experience in organizational development, project management and strategic planning preferred. Coastal communities and built-out cities experience a plus.

Salary $152,856 to $176,928

Apply by June 28, 2019 at For questions, contact Sherrill Uyeda or Cindy Krebs at (562) 901-0769 or at or An Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer

Posted On: Thursday, May 30, 2019

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