Why Join our Department?
The Public Works Department is comprised of Regulatory Compliance, Engineering, Field Maintenance, Facilities/Fleet, Wastewater Treatment, and Asset Management Divisions. Each division is led by one of two Deputy Directors, who report to the Director of Public Works. The department is responsible for the City’s major capital projects and infrastructure including streets, street lights, traffic signals, publicly owned facilities, sewer and storm conveyance systems, wastewater treatment plant, pump stations, a lagoon, dams, and levees; as well as solid waste and environmental programs. The Department is responsible for regulatory compliance related to stormwater, green infrastructure, and other environmental programs, as well as public outreach to raise awareness to the general public and other stakeholders about these issues.
When you join the Public Works Department, you will work among 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.
Look to some of the reasons why the City of San Mateo is a great place to work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GTIzeSpc_g
What You’ll Do
The Environmental Programs Coordinator coordinates, promotes, and implements the City’s environmental compliance programs within the Public Works Department; coordinates with both internal and external customers to facilitate compliance; assists the public; and performs a variety of professional and technical level tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
The Environmental Programs Coordinator receives direction from the Regulatory Compliance Manager or higher level department personnel and may exercise technical or functional supervision over technical, administrative support and/or temporary and volunteer staff.
For a complete list of duties, reference our job specifications at: https://www.cityofsanmateo.org/DocumentCenter/Index/86
Who You Are
What You Bring
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Bonus Points (highly desirable)
ADA Special Requirement:
Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment: Ability to work in a standard office environment; and work outdoors with exposure to dust, noise, and inclement weather, and some stooping, lifting, and climbing.
What We Offer
Are You Ready? Apply.
Submit an online application and supplemental questionnaire at www.calopps.org or to the Human Resources Department, City of San Mateo, 330 W. 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403, (650) 522-7260.
Recruitment will close by November 29, 2023 @ 5:00 p.m. or upon receipt of the first 50 applications and supplemental questionnaires, whichever occurs first.
All applications, résumés (recommended) and supplemental questionnaires received will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. A fully completed application is required; a resume does not replace the information required on the employment application, including work history. Applications with "see résumé" as a substitution for the work experience description, those with none or unclear current/past employment information, or those with insufficient information to evaluate possession of minimum qualifications will not be considered; missing information cannot be assumed. A limited number of the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral panel interview, written exercise, or in the form of a practical demonstration of skill and ability, or any combination of these. A Zoom oral panel interview is tentatively scheduled for December 12, 2023.
An employment list will be established for those who pass the examination process. Current and future vacancies may be filled from this list. The list will remain in effect for at least six months with the possibility of an extension for an additional six months. Once placed on an employment list, and at the time a vacancy occurs, eligible candidates may be contacted by the hiring department and scheduled for additional department interviews.
Date Posted – November 1, 2023