City of Carson, CA is seeking a Director of Public Works. The City is seeking a Director who is experienced, technically competent, energetic, thoughtful, strategic, politically astute, yet apolitical and has the professional integrity to remain calm and objective. The ideal candidate will possess strength of character, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively address differing perspectives with a consummate level of diplomacy, transparency, and relationship building. The successful candidate will display exceptional critical thinking skills and quality staff work to help facilitate good decision making by the City Manager and City Council. This position will offer a unique set of challenges and is an incredible opportunity for a candidate that is seeking to make a true difference in a community on the rise by actively transforming processes and seeking creative solutions to the challenges. He or she will possess strong program management and long-term planning and budgeting expertise with resourceful approaches in securing funding and implementation of key projects with short timelines at a rapid pace.