The Director of Public Works will perform complex supervisory, administrative and professional work in planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the Public Works Department.


  • Plan, organize, coordinate, supervise and evaluate programs, plans, services, staffing, equipment and infrastructure of the public works department.
  • Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, and expedite workflow.
  • Inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Direct and supervise the maintenance and completion of minor repairs to the exterior of all Tribal buildings and structures, including but not limited to heavy equipment operation, construction and landscaping.
  • Ensure project completion and compliance with quality standards.
  • Work closely with Tribal Members and government center to address errors and complaints.
  • Study and standardize department policies and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Prepare and document budget requests and administer department budget.
  • Provide direction for environmental, street, traffic control, lights and other public works projects and programs.
  • Train and ensure staff adherence to safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensure department adherence to all government and environmental rules and regulations.
  • Must adhere to all policies and procedures of the Pechanga Tribal Government.
  • Planning, assigning and directing work.
  • Appraising performance.
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Seven to ten (7-10) years experience in the operation and maintenance of commercial property or related fields required.
    Requires a minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience.
  • Technical certifications in Maintenance and Electrical field desired.
  • Must possess strong maintenance project management experience.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite required
  • Must be well organized with strong communication and interpersonal skills and possess the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Valid driver’s license with proof of insurance required.
  • This position must comply with the Pechanga Tribal Government’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy.    This includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident or injury, and random testing.
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.

To download application go to: https://www.pechanga-nsn.gov/index.php/contact/employment

Submit Resume and Application to hr@pechanga-nsn.gov or fax to 951-587-2209

Tagged as: electrical, maintenance, operations, supervisory, technical