City of La Palma

Utilities/Maintenance Supervisor

Onsite - La Palma, CA
$75K - $100K Annually
Application Deadline: 6/2/24

The incumbent will enjoy working a 4/10 work schedule (Monday through Thursday) not including overtime or on call shifts.

This position will receive a 5% cost of living adjustment effective July 1, 2024.

The incumbent will enjoy a family environment and be a part of an enthusiastic work force that has its own spirit committee that facilitates monthly employee events.

The incumbent will thrive working in this small culture environment allowing them to grow their knowledge, experience, resume, and prepare them for advancement by introducing them to a variety of public works related projects and responsibilities.

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Performs a variety of supervisory, administrative, skilled, technical, and maintenance work in the operation, repair, maintenance of City water systems, City facilities, parks, grounds, and open spaces; maintains and/or repairs conducts repairs and provide construction oversight of City streets, sidewalks, signs, sewers, storm drains, traffic systems and rights-of-way; assists in the preparation of plans and specifications for public works projects; performs inspection duties and assists in the coordination of public works projects; and performs related duties as required. 

This is a single-position class with oversight of the Utilities and Maintenance divisions. Duties include performing both technical and difficult maintenance tasks; may assist in the preparation of plans and specifications for public works projects; perform inspection duties; and assist in the coordination of miscellaneous public works projects. Successful performance of the work requires considerable use of independent judgment and initiative, particularly in the event of emergency situations.


Receives general supervision by the Public Works/Community Services Director. This position is responsible for employees engaged in the operation and maintenance of the City’s water systems, facilities, and operations as well as storm drains and sewers; and maintenance and repair of City facilities, landscaping, medians, parks, streets, signage, and sidewalks. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: An original City of La Palma application must be submitted online at The City must receive completed applications, resumes, and supplemental questionnaires by the final filing date and time listed to be eligible for consideration. Facsimiles will not be accepted. Resumes will not, nor will references to a resume, be accepted in lieu of a completed City application. Please note, that the City now notifies all applicants by e-mail. Applicants that indicate a paper notification preference, will still receive paper notices; however, the information contained in those notices will likely be delayed. During the recruitment process, we encourage applicants to check their e-mail account frequently.

Recruiter Information:

Crystal Wilkerson