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Assistant Director of Public Works/City Engineer

Employer: City of Lancaster

Address: 44933 Fern Avenue, Lancaster, CA 93534

Experience Required: Well-qualified candidates will have a minimum of 7 years of experience in professional engineering and administrative experience in the field of public works, including supervisory experience in the engineering field. 

Salary: $153,907 to $196,428 annually plus a $10,000 signing bonus ($5,000 after completion of first 6 months and the remaining $5,000 after successful completion of yearly evaluation). The City also offers an excellent executive benefits package including CalPERS retirement.)


Final Filing Date: Monday, January 8, 2024


Job Description:

The City of Lancaster, California is looking for an Assistant Director of Public Works to oversee a staff of 33 (including 10 professional engineers) in three key divisions – capital improvement programs engineering, development engineering, and traffic engineering. 


Requires Requires a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering; a Master’s degree is highly desirable. Possession of a Certificate of Registration in California as a professional Civil Engineer is required.

Apply here: Interested candidates should apply by Monday, January 8, 2024 by submitting a compelling cover letter and resume to

For additional information, contact: Confidential inquires welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900.  Detailed brochure available at

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