Published date: March 12, 2024

Organization: County of Ventura
Job Category: Public Works
Job Type: Full Time
County/State: Ventura/CA
City: Ventura (may require travel in county, out of county, or out of state)
Salary and Benefits: See apply link and/or job flyer for additional details on salary and benefits.

  • $199,424.59 – $279,221.80 Annually.

Summary Description:

Under general administrative direction of the County Executive Officer and the Board of Supervisors, plans, directs, supervises and coordinates the activities and programs of the Public Works Agency; provides advice and presents recommendations to the Board of Supervisors concerning programs, projects, policies and procedures of the Agency; and performs related work as required.

The Director, Public Works is an at-will position which is exempt from the provisions of the Civil Service Ordinance.

Application Information/How to Apply: To apply for this exceptional career opportunity, please complete one of the following for consideration:

  • Email your cover letter, resume and any additional materials for consideration to, OR
  • Submit an on-line application at and attach your cover letter, current resume, and any additional materials for consideration

Resume Evaluation: A first review of resumes will commence the week of March 25, 2024. All relevant work experience, training and education need to be included to determine eligibility.

Interview Process: Following a structured evaluation of the resumes, the most qualified candidates will be invited to a panel interview. The top candidates, as determined by the panel, will then be invited to a second interview with County executive management. The interviews may be consolidated into one process or expanded into multiple interviews contingent upon the size and quantity of the candidate pool.

Job Brochure: Job Brochure – 0625PWA-24AA (MM) – Director, Public Works

Closing Date: Continuous

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