Assistant Director of Public Works – Utilities – Hayward, CA

Client: City of Hayward, California
Position: Assistant Director of Public Works – Utilities
Closing Date: Apply Immediately

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The City of Hayward, California is excited to announce a recruitment for the position of Assistant Public Works Director – Utilities.  The Hayward City Council has established four guiding principles that guide City action: Safe, Clean, Green, and Thrive – a high priority on sustainability, making this position especially prominent. The Utilities Division is the largest and most varied in the Public Works & Utilities Department. The Division is staffed with 90 employees of the overall 158 in the Department. Reporting to the Assistant Director are the Water Pollution Control Facility Manager, Utilities Operations & Maintenance Manager, Water Resources Manager, and Development Review Specialist. Operating as enterprise funds, the Water and Wastewater operating budgets are $51.2 million and $24.4 million, respectively. Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: A Bachelor’s degree in civil, mechanical, or environmental engineering from an accredited college or university. A Master’s degree in a similar field is desirable. Five years of progressively responsible supervisory and administrative experience as a senior-level engineer or related field with a focus on water resources, water distribution or wastewater collection and treatment, including three years at the management level. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of California, at the time of appointment. The salary range for the Assistant Public Works Director-Utilities is $170,123 – $206,835 (effective January 1, 2021), with placement within the range dependent upon qualifications. Additionally, the selected candidate will enjoy excellent benefits including CalPERS retirement.

Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a cover letter and resume to Confidential inquiries welcomed to Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900. Brochure available at