San Leandro is located on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay, between Oakland and Hayward, only 23 minutes from downtown San Francisco. A friendly and diverse city of almost 90,000 residents, San Leandro is a community of distinctive residential neighborhoods full of charming and unique older homes on tree-lined streets. In recent years, the City has prioritized transit-oriented development around its two BART stations, embarking on a plan for vibrant, walkable urban villages. In terms of the Bay Area, San Leandro is considered an affordable and high-quality community. Residents are proud of their neighborhoods and their city. Collaboration has been key to their success in keeping neighborhoods clean, safe and beautiful.
The Water Pollution Control Manager plans, organizes, administers, and directs the Water Pollution Control Division of the Public Works Services Department in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. This individual will receive general direction from the Public Works Services Director and will oversee the contract operation and maintenance services provided by the City to the East Bay Dischargers Authority. In addition, the selected individual will work collaboratively with both internal and external staff/stakeholders, and be responsible for the safe, efficient, cost-effective operation of the Wastewater Plant, laboratory, lift stations, collection system and related facilities.
The ideal candidate will have at least five years of progressively responsible experience in the management of a wastewater treatment facility of similar size and complexity as well as a minimum of three years supervisory experience. The individual must possess an Associate of Arts degree with major course work in business administration, biological science, or a closely related field. A Bachelor’s degree is highly desired. At the time of appointment, the candidate must possess and maintain a valid Grade IV or Grade V California Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate.