• Full Time
  • San Jose, CA
  • $123,762.08 - $195,903.76 Annually USD / Year

Website City of San José

Requisition Number: 2300630

Salary Range: $123,762.08 – $195,903.76 Annually

Application Deadline: May 23, 2023

Division Manager – Environmental Services Department – (2300630)

About the Department 

The Environmental Services Department (ESD) is a national leader in pollution prevention, watershed protection, utility service provision, and climate action. Together, ESD employees positively impact every resident and business in San Jose.

Our department is an exceptional place to start or grow your career. We have a supportive leadership team, numerous professional growth opportunities, and an inclusive workplace culture that is welcoming of your talents! We offer an array of meaningful career paths and value flexibility – offering hybrid work and alternative work schedules in select roles. Additionally, the City offers excellent health and pension benefits, as well as 15 paid holidays!

To learn more about ESD, follow @sjenvironment on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and San Jose Environmental Services on LinkedIn.

Positions & Duties

Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third-party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers.

The total annual salary range for Division Manager classification is $123,762.08 – $195,903.76. This amount includes an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable pay.  Actual salary shall be determined by the final candidates’ qualifications and experience.

Per the City’s COVID19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy, the City requires all employees starting on or after February 11, 2022, to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment absent a documented medical and/or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination means that employees are required to be “up-to-date” with regards to the COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the Santa Clara County Public Health Order issued on December 28, 2021, “up-to-date” means that an employee is not only “fully vaccinated,” but has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible, within 15 days of first becoming eligible.

The Administrative Services Division Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating comprehensive operational and administrative functions of the Environmental Services Department. Additionally, this position works closely with executive management in the formulation and implementation of department policies and procedures which better serve our residents and enhance the department’s effectiveness.

The Administrative Services Division Manager reports to the Assistant Director and oversees the Budget, Fiscal, Employee Services, Contracts/Procurements, Customer Information Systems (utility billing), Information Technology, and City Hall Clerical sections.

Duties of the position include:
Provide support to management-level staff in the planning, direction, coordination, and administration of the department’s budgeting, fiscal control, purchasing, technology management, utility billing, and personnel functions.

Provide direction over the central administrative functions within the Administrative Services Division and the supervision of personnel assigned.

Direct and perform special projects and strategic planning programs that impact departmental operations.

Plan, direct, counsel, provide guidelines, and review accomplishments of major departmental work units or divisions as steps towards achievement of departmental goals and objectives.

Participate and support the department’s Executive Team in the review and establishment of policies and procedures for carrying out the department’s goals and objectives, and initiate changes in methods and procedures to improve service delivery.

Direct the development, preparation, and implementation and control of the departmental budget, including the review and analysis of division budget requests, development of justification for budget proposals, and the management of expenditures and revenues.

Direct the appropriate management of all funds and revenue programs to ensure compliance with all pertinent rules and regulations.

Direct workforce planning efforts including recruitment and retention strategies and training programs for the department.

Provide support to the Executive Team with Personnel related matters that impact the department’s ability to hire, discipline, evaluate, and terminate departmental employees within assigned area.

Conduct or direct and evaluate complex studies pertaining to a variety of administrative and operational problems and develop and implement effective solutions.

Prepare, review, and approve detailed correspondence and reports.

Participate in and advise the Executive Team in the planning, formulation, and interpretation of departmental policy.

Participate in long and short-range planning for department operations.

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.


Education:  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field.

Experience:  Six years of increasingly responsible directly related experience in business management, public administration, or human resources administration, including at least three years of supervisory experience.

Employment Eligibility:  Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Dept. of Labor.

If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Manjit Atwal at Manjit.atwal@sanjoseca.gov

Additional Information

The application deadline is 11:59 PM on 05/23/2023. Please allow adequate time to complete the application and submit before the deadline or the system may not save your application.  If your online application was successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic confirmation email to the email address you provided.  IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE CONFIRMATION, please email CityCareers@sanjoseca.gov and we will research the status of your application.  Please contact Human Resources at (408) 535-1285, or Human.Resources@sanjoseca.gov if you have any questions.

How to Apply 

The requisition # for this job posting is 2300630. To view the full job announcement and apply for this position, please go to: www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers


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Contact – Manjit Atwal at Manjit.atwal@sanjoseca.gov

Website – https://www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers

To apply for this job please visit www.sanjoseca.gov.