Public Works Manager (Construction Management)

  • City of Fresno, Public Works Department
  • Fresno, California
  • Oct 30, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Construction and Skilled Trades Engineering Project Management Public Works Management, Mid to Senior Level
  • Salary: $97,152 Annually
  • Salary Top: $121,332
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 5596216958
  • Apply By: Nov 12, 2019


The Public Works Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the activities of a work unit in the Department of Public Works. Reporting to the Director or Assistant Director, the Public Works Manager provides professional and technical staff assistance. The incumbent exercises independent judgment relating to the performance, coordination and evaluation of staff and selects, trains and motivates them. The Public Works Manager within the Construction Management Division has strong knowledge of construction techniques and engineering principles as well as significant understanding of applicable codes, statutes and regulations. The Public Works Manager is a key member of the management team in the Department of Public Works.

Job Requirements

The City is seeking a strong leader who can effectively collaborate with staff, other City divisions and outside consultants to accomplish its mission while successfully implementing new innovative procedures, equipment and technology.

Qualified Candidates Must Possess:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in engineering, construction, public administration, or a closely related field; and four (4) years of experience supervising technical engineering or construction management activities. For this assignment within Construction Management, additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis, up to four years.

If qualifying with education, please attach a copy of your qualifying degree or transcripts. Applications lacking the necessary amount of required experience and verification of education will be rejected.

Possess a valid California Driver's License at time of appointment. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving record.

Special Instructions

Interested and qualified applicants must submit an official City of Fresno application on-line at no later than November 12, 2019. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application. A select group of qualified individuals will be invited to interview for this rewarding and excellent opportunity.

Applicants must complete the Supplemental Questions prior to application submittal. This will assist in determining the most qualified applicants for further consideration.