Wastewater Operations Superintendent

City of Redwood City
Redwood City, CA

A diverse community of over 85,000, at the mid-point of the beautiful San Francisco Peninsula, Redwood City is located 25 miles south of San Francisco and 27 miles north of San Jose. The City is proud of its new downtown, featuring a variety of restaurants and shops, and an impressive cinema center. Redwood City is home to a number of parks and playgrounds as well as four public libraries. Through its miles of San Francisco Bay shoreline, charming neighborhoods, and rolling hillsides, Redwood City is a community that offers great variety in housing, employment, recreation, entertainment, education, and City services.


The Wastewater Operations Superintendent will be in charge of two critical public health and safety systems in the City: Sanitary Sewer and Storm Water infrastructure operations. Reporting directly to the Assistant Director of Public Works, the Superintendent will be responsible for the management of 194 miles of public sewer infrastructure (including 31 pump stations), 14 storm water pump stations and miles of storm water pipelines that play a critical role in managing the storm water runoff from the hills to the San Francisco Bay. The Superintendent will be expected to be up to date on the current regulatory environment governing these areas as well nuances of the construction and operations management in relation to both sewer systems and storm drain systems.


The ideal candidate will bring not only a seasoned technical approach to the table, but also a hands on “get it done” approach to the department. Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, business administration, or related field with relevant work and management experience in these fields as well as knowledge of SCADA systems, certification in Wastewater by CWEA and/or Storm Water Management Professional certification by the APWA, and PMP certification. The annual salary range for this position is $136,140-$163,404 commensurate with experience.