The City of Hayward seeks a collaborative and team-oriented candidate with sound technical and professional experience to serve as the Assistant Director of Public Works-Utilities, overseeing the City’s wastewater collection and treatment, water distribution and recycled water systems. The ideal candidate is a working manager with excellent leadership skills and a firm commitment to excellent service, regulatory compliance, staff development, and community responsiveness.
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in civil, mechanical, or environmental engineering from an accredited college or university, along with five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory and administrative experience as a senior-level engineer or related position with a focus on wastewater collection and treatment, water distribution, or water resources, including three (3) years at the management level. A Master’s degree is highly desirable. Candidates must possess a California Professional Engineer certification at the time of appointment.
The City of Hayward, with a population of 162,000 and encompassing 61 square miles, is strategically positioned at the epicenter of the San Francisco Bay Area. It is located in Alameda County, on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay, 25 miles southeast of San Francisco. Known as the “Heart of the Bay,” Hayward has capitalized on its unparalleled location, relative affordability, and a wide range of quality-of-life benefits that catch the eye of young professionals, families and major developers. Hayward is home to California State University East Bay; Chabot Community College; a modern City Hall adjacent to BART; historic downtown buildings; a PGA stop championship golf course; an ideal climate, and easy access to the rest of the Bay Area.
The annual salary range for the Assistant Director of Public Works-Utilities is $193,315 to $234,998; placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience.