Assistant Director of Public Works – Utilities – Hayward, CA

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

Additional Information: 


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 is required.

The salary range for the Assistant Public Works Director-Utilities is $170,123 – $206,835, 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 compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to Confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Or to pre-schedule a discussion send an email to