The Public Works Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City’s 15.7 million gallon per day (MGD) conventional activated sludge wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). The WWTP serves a population of more than 140,000 with an annual operating budget in excess of $10 million and has a staff of 28 professional and technical personnel. Planned upgrades to the WWTP include new liquids treatment process facilities consisting of new headworks, primary treatment, and a five-stage biological nutrient removal/membrane bioreactor (BNR/MBR) process.
When you join the Public Works Department, you will work among a team of collaborative and energetic colleagues who share a passion for serving our San Mateo citizens and improving the community in which we live and work. Our team is comprised of individuals with diverse talents and experience in various fields. We will provide you with a wide range of opportunities in a team-based collaborative environment while helping you achieve your professional goals.
Collaboration, Innovation, Respect, Creativity, Transparency and Informed Risk-taking are attributes within the City’s mission, values and organizational principles that we are seeking in the candidates.
What You’ll Do
The WWTP Manager reports to the Deputy Director, or higher level personnel, and is responsible for leading the Operations, Maintenance and Laboratory teams at the City’s treatment facility. The WWTP Manager is responsible for the daily planning and supervision of staff, for establishing effective management practices, and for ensuring compliance with all federal, state, regional and local laws, regulations and permits.
For a complete list of duties, reference our job specifications at www.cityofsanmateo.org