Public Works Superintendent

City of Pacifica | Pacifica, CA

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Posted Date 3/30/2021

$107,520.00-$129,828.00 Annually + Comprehensive Benefits Package

The City of Pacifica is recruiting for two Public Works Superintendents within the Department of Public Works. Under direction of the Field Services Manager, the incumbents will be responsible for the field services of the Public Works Department. They will plan, organize, and direct the work of field personnel and perform related work as required. The incumbents will be assigned to oversee various subdivisions such as Streets, Motor Pool, Parks, Trees, Buildings, Streams and Rangers Maintenance.


The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining and repairing the City’s infrastructure and wastewater treatment operations in an efficient and cost-effective manner while providing a high level of customer service and a safe work environment for city employees. The Department maintains parks, playing fields and medians and keeps streets and trails clean and well-maintained. The Department also coordinates the tree program, cleans beaches and coordinates the City Beautification program.

The Public Works Department is organized into three divisions including Wastewater Treatment Operations, Field Services and Engineering. The Wastewater Treatment Operations includes the operation of the Calera Creek water treatment plant and management of the collection system. Field Services oversees the maintenance of city streets, parks, trees, vehicles and public facilities. The Engineering Division manages public infrastructure projects, transportation planning and maintenance and repair of the City’s infrastructure. The Public Works Department is supported by 56 full-time staff and an annual operating budget of $3.9 million, along with a FY2019-20 CIP appropriation of $ 8.6 million.

At the City of Pacifica, we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. To us, equal opportunity employment is not just about compliance, it’s about who you are, how you can help our City and who you want to be. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and community members.

If interested, we invite to explore this opportunity with us, please note, recruitment closes on April 16, 2021 at 5:00 PM PDT so apply today!



Interested candidates must submit a completed online employment application in Resumes in lieu of a completed application will not be accepted. Applications can be obtained online at

Examination and Selection Process

Applicants will be assessed on the application submitted. Applicants will be screened to the most qualified and invited to the next step in the recruitment process which may include a panel interview. The following information is provided for you to use as a reference and as a planning tool. Human Resources is unable to schedule make-up examinations.

Deadline to apply is Friday, April 16, 2021 at 5:00 PM PDT.

Virtual interviews are tentatively scheduled for May 5, 2021.

Human Resources has the right to revise this process as needed based on business needs.

After a mutual interest has been established, the final candidate must pass a City of Pacifica background check which includes but is not limited to the Department of Justice fingerprinting scan, reference check, pre-employment physical and more.

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Local Government
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