PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR

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ABOUT THE TOWN

The award-winning Town of Windsor, with a population of 28,565, is located in beautiful Sonoma County, California and is surrounded by oak-covered hills and valleys of the Russian River, fields of vineyards, soaring hot air balloons, and only 60 miles north of San Francisco. It offers a wide variety of recreation opportunities, well-planned business areas and a historical downtown with an abundance of events for residents to enjoy. The Town of Windsor is a family-oriented community with an exceptional quality of life and small town character.

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ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The Town of Windsor employs approximately 170 full and part-time employees. There are five major departments which consist of:  Administrative Services, Human Resources, Parks & Recreation, Public Works, and Community Development. The Town is currently on a 4/10 work schedule from Monday through Thursday, and is closed on Friday, allowing employees more time to enjoy a work-life balance.

The Town of Windsor has five elected Councilmembers, including an elected mayor. This is a newly implemented district-based election process as of 2020. The term expirations of the Councilmembers are staggered so that not all terms expire at the same time. 

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Public Works Director is part of the Town Manager’s executive leadership team and works closely with all other department heads under the administrative and policy direction of the Town Manager. The Director oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of the Public Works Department, including short- and long-term planning, development, and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and services.  The Public Works Director has significant responsibility in the management and oversight of the Public Works Department, including involvement in the Department's CIP development and implementation.

  1. Public Works Department
  2. Public Works Projects
  3. Ideal Candidate
  4. Education and Experience
  5. Compensation and Benefits Package
  6. Recruitment Timeline 

Town Green water pourThe Public Works Department is the largest operating department in the Town of Windsor. 

With fifty full-time staff members, the department is comprised of engineering, utility operations, and water and environmental management divisions and is a full service utility, providing drinking water, wastewater collection and treatment, and the production and beneficial use of recycled water.




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