City of Los Angeles

Cityof LA - Assistant Director

The Assistant Director Bureau of Sanitation, through division managers and subordinate supervisors, plans, organizes, coordinates, and administers the functions and activities of the Solid Resources Collections, City-wide Recycling, and Engineering and Construction Divisions. Specific duties of this position include short and long range financial planning; budgetary, equipment and personnel allocation; as well as managing the divisions to meet the Bureau goals, legal mandates and changing operational needs. The Assistant Director also provides oversight and guidance to Bureau managers on Solid Resources operations and often represents the Bureau or City in an official capacity.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor's degree from a recognized four-year college or university with emphasis in business administration, public administration, engineering or a related field; and at least two years of full-time paid administrative or management experience in a public or private organization, as the head of a division involved in the engineering, design, administration, construction, or operation of a municipal waste collection, recycling, treatment or disposal facility, wastewater or stormwater collection activities or the regulatory enforcement of said activities. A master's degree in Public Administration or related field is desired.

Current City employees at the level of Chief Management Analyst, with two years of full-time paid management experience as a division manager overseeing a large complex City-wide activity, with field personnel and operations, are welcome to apply. Interested applicants must send a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three professional references which includes names, job titles, affiliations, and telephone numbers by Friday, May 24, 2002 to:

City of Los Angeles
Audrey A. Atkins, Senior Executive Recruiter
Personnel Department
700 East Temple Street, Room 100
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Telephone (213) 847-9776
Fax (213) 847-9262
Email address:

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