The City of San Jose, CA is seeking an Assistant Director for the Environmental Services Department. The Assistant Director serves as the Department’s Chief Operating Officer. They directly manage a selection of utilities and divisions while working in close concert with the Director to lead and manage one of the City’s largest, most dynamic departments. The ideal candidate is an accomplished, results-driven executive who demonstrates exceptional leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. They should have experience with some elements of the department’s portfolio of services, and the ability and desire to learn the others. The ideal candidate will have experience building relationships and collaborating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, including elected officials.
Requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, engineering, environmental sciences, or related field, and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in business management and/or administration, government, or environmental consulting.