Published date: June 5, 2024

City of Fillmore, California

Known as a “best kept secret” in California for its quaint small town, charming buildings, and historic downtown, the City of Fillmore (population approximately 16,600) is a fantastic family-oriented community to live and work. The City of Fillmore is an employer that encourages continuous learning for employees to build and maximize their skills, attributes and career for personal, professional and team success. The City team is comprised of smart, fun, professional, responsive, flexible, nimble, innovative, and collaborative individuals that take pride in serving the public, achieving excellence, and providing quality service.

The City is seeking a Public Works Director to work in an organization among professionals who are motivated, energetic, and hard working while simultaneously enjoying their work and working together. The Public Works is an executive-level position with a high level of responsibility and presence that will require the successful candidate to foster, develop, and maintain trust, partnerships, and connections with the City team, City Council, regulatory agencies and others in order to affectively lead the Public Works Department, manage operations, deliver services, accomplish projects, and secure grant funding.

This position requires a passion for public service with combination of education, experience and passion for public service with an equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil or environmental engineering, or a related field; 7 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public works operations, water utilities operations, or capital projects management, including 4 years of management and/or supervisory experience. California licensing as a Professional Engineering (PE) is desirable. The projected annual salary range of the position is $148,153 to $198,540 depending on education and qualifications, and the City provides an excellent benefit package.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website at:

Peckham & McKenney

Resumes are acknowledged within two business days. Call Tony Dahlerbruch at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at

Filing deadline is July 5, 2024

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