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The City of Port Hueneme (pronounced "Wy-nee'mee") is a charming, friendly and relaxed seaside community in Ventura County, California. Visitors quickly find that the quality of life in Port Hueneme is one-of-a-kind. Those who live or work here benefit from the City's small town atmosphere, affordable housing, temperate climate, clean air, low crime, quality education and recreation. Residents consistently cite the high quality of life offered due to planned development, excellent public facilities and responsive city services as being primary reasons for choosing to live in the City.

The Deputy Public Works Director is one of two Deputy Directors appointed by the City Manager and Public Works Director and assists in the administration and overall direction of the public works and public utilities functions. The main focus of this Deputy position will be in water distribution and treatment with the individual overseeing the water division of the Public Works Department. The City has major water projects on the horizon over the next two years, including the installation of two new water lines to ensure there is proper capacity for fire flow. The new Deputy Director will be heavily involved in both projects, which are currently in the design phase. In addition, the individual selected will be involved with representing the City in the on-going regional water supply negotiations.

A strong background in budget, finance and administration is essential in this role. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible administrative and supervisory experience is required. A Bachelor's degree in engineering, water science, public/business administration, or closely related field is required. The position also requires a T-4 Water Treatment Certificate from the California State Water Resources Control Board and a D-3 Water Distribution Certificate, both a T-5 and a D-4 Certificate would be preferred. Additionally, a CWEA Collection Systems Maintenance Grade III certification is required; ability to obtain CWEA Collection System Maintenance Grade IV within 18 months of appointment is desirable. The current salary range for this position is $93,850 to $122,013 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 Bill Avery by July 27, 2018.

Bill Avery
Avery Associates
3 1/2 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
E-mail: [email protected]

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Updated 23 June 2018