In partnership with our diverse community, we proudly support and sustain the environment and infrastructure through responsiveness, innovation, and professionalism.
Meet our Director: Eunejune Kim
Eunejune Kim joined the City of South San Francisco in February 2017 as Public Works Director. Mr. Kim oversees the City’s Public Works Department which consists of three divisions; Engineering, Maintenance, and the Water Quality Control Plant. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Davis and a master's degree from San Jose State University in civil engineering. He has been serving the public for nearly twenty-five years carefully balancing the unique needs and expectations of each community to implement infrastructure programs in the best manner possible.
Dave Bockhaus, Public Works Deputy Director
Dave Bockhaus is the Public Works Deputy Director, overseeing several shops within the Public Works Maintenance Division. His areas of supervision include traffic signals and street lighting, traffic signs and markings, fleet operations, street sweeping, the clean team and parking operations. Dave began his career with South San Francisco in 1994 as an Operator I at the Water Quality Control Plant. He later transferred to maintenance, where he progressed from Assistant Mechanic to Lead Mechanic, and later became Plant Maintenance Supervisor then a Public Works Program Manager before becoming Deputy Director. Prior to joining the City, Dave served in the United States Navy for 8 ½ years.
Justin Lovell, Public Works Administrator
Justin Lovell is the Public Works Administrator overseeing the Administration Division of the Public Works Department. Justin began working with the City of South San Francisco in 2009. His experience includes policy development, project management, financial forecasting, and transportation planning. Justin is the 2017 Communications Director/Secretary for the Municipal Management Association of Northern California. He holds a Master of Science in Urban Policy Analysis and Management from The New School and a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration from San Diego State University.
Brian Schumacker, Plant Superintendent
Brian Schumacker oversees the City’s wastewater treatment plant, and the North Bayside Systems Unit outfall pumping system. Mr. Schumacker is a proud lifelong resident of South San Francisco and has over 16 years of experience as a wastewater professional. Mr. Schumacker holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Notre Dame de Namur University and has earned the highest levels of professional certifications in wastewater treatment, and mechanical technology. Brian has a dedicated staff of over 40 professionals who safeguard community health and protect our fragile San Francisco Bay ecosystem.