City of Ventura appoints Charles “Charlie” Ebeling as new Public Works Director

Ebeling has over 15 years of experience as a public works director.

The City of Ventura is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles “Charlie” Ebeling as its new Public Works Director, effective April 1, 2024, following an extensive selection process. Mr. Ebeling brings a wealth of experience and expertise in roadway and bridge design, traffic engineering, and transportation planning to his new role.

With over 15 years of experience as a public works director and nearly 27 years of engineering experience in both the private and public sectors, Mr. Ebeling’s leadership has been instrumental in delivering significant transportation projects in his previous roles at the City of Goleta and the City of Carpinteria.

“We are thrilled to welcome Charlie Ebeling to our City’s leadership team,” said City Manager Bill Ayub. “With the City of Ventura’s rich history spanning over 150 years, our aging infrastructure presents unique challenges. Charlie’s extensive experience and innovative approaches will be invaluable as we address these issues and continue to enhance and maintain our public infrastructure for the benefit of our community.”

A native of Santa Barbara, Mr. Ebeling received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from California State University Chico. He holds credentials as a Professional Engineer and Traffic Engineer and is a Certified Master Technician through the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

“I am honored to join the City of Ventura as its new Public Works Director,” said Charlie Ebeling. “I look forward to collaborating with the talented team here and working closely with the community to address our infrastructure needs and enhance the quality of life for residents.”

The City of Ventura’s Public Works Department is accredited by the American Public Works Association (APWA) and is responsible for overseeing the City’s capital improvement program, floodplain management, engineering survey, environmental sustainability, fleet and facilities, and transportation engineering.

As Public Works Director, Mr. Ebeling will earn a base salary of $246,973.00 annually.

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