The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a Superintendent of Public Works Operations for the Department of Public Works. This position manages a staff of approximately 60 and oversees the City’s Street Operations, Facilities, and Fleet divisions. The Superintendent works directly for the Director of Public Works, is part of the department’s management team, and maintains collaborative relationships with other departments and divisions in the City.
To be successful, the Superintendent of Public Works Operations will demonstrate positive leadership, strong management, and administrative expertise. Technical, problem-solving, and clear communication skills are a must. The desire is to create an environment that emphasizes service through effective utilization of operational systems, processes, and technology, resulting in a quicker turnaround and greater levels of communication. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills including a participatory, visible, and hands-on management style. The incumbent will engage staff and manage workload through mentorship, training, and innovative approaches to service delivery.
The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The final filing date is March 7, 2024 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: www.sunnyvale.ca.gov, and click on jobs.
Salary: $166,063 - $207,579 Annually
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Recognized as the “Heart of Silicon Valley,” Sunnyvale, with a population of approximately 156,317, is the fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area and the second largest in Santa Clara County Sunnyvale was incorporated in 1912 and has transformed from an agricultural community to a center for the defense industry and the current nexus of research, development, and manufacturing that created Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale is home to notable companies such as Amazon Lab126, Apple, Bloom Energy, Fortinet, Google, Intuitive Surgical, LinkedIn, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Mercedes Benz Research and Development, NASA Ames Research Center, NetApp, Twitter, and Walmart Labs. The draw of working in this dynamic community swells the City’s daytime workforce to 230,000.
Sunnyvale is located in the spectacular San Francisco Bay Area. The San Jose, Oakland, and San Francisco international airports are easily accessible. The area is home to many museums, theaters, concert halls, and art galleries, as well as numerous professional sports teams.
In addition to its ideal location, Sunnyvale is also recognized for its park system and public recreation facilities, including eighteen prize-winning parks, two golf courses, fifty-one tennis courts, six public swimming pools, and a state of the art Community Center. The Baylands Park provides over seventy acres of developed parkland offering recreation activities, scenic pathways, and picnic areas for families. A wide variety of cultural and artistic events take place within the City, including the annual Art & Wine Festival, the Summer Wednesday Night Music Series, Jazz & Beyond Music Series, Hands on the Arts children’s art fair, a weekly year-round farmer’s market, and downtown holiday events. Additionally, the historic downtown business district is a vibrant commercial and entertainment hub.
Four school districts serve Sunnyvale, with twenty-six public and private schools. Sunnyvale includes its own community college campus: Foothill Sunnyvale. Stanford University, Santa Clara University, San Jose State University, two University of California campuses, and several community colleges are nearby.