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.
Matthew Ruble, P.E., Principal Engineer
Matt joined the City of South San Francisco's Public Works Department as a Senior Engineer in August 2017. He is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento with a degree in Civil Engineering. As a licensed Civil Engineer in the state of California, Matt has had the opportunity to work for the County of San Mateo, State of California, and a private consulting firm before joining the Public Works team.
Matt, a South City native, and his wife Stephanie live in SSF with their daughters, Rebecca and Victoria.
Brian Schumacker, Plant Superintendent
Brian Schumacker is the Superintendent of the Water Quality Control Plant Division. Brian has been a member of the public works team since starting his public service career with the City of South San Francisco in 1998. Brian manages the City’s wastewater treatment plant, and the North Bayside Systems Unit outfall pumping system. Brian has a dedicated staff of over 40 professionals who safeguard community health and protect our fragile San Francisco Bay ecosystem.
Brian holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration both from Notre Dame de Namur University. Brian has also earned the highest levels of professional certifications in wastewater treatment.
Brian is a proud lifelong resident of South San Francisco.