The Project Management and Development Branch (PMDB) within the Real Estate Services Division, Department of General Services (DGS) is seeking the best project managers to work on some of California’s most exciting and challenging state building projects. Excellence in the Business of Government is our motto and commitment to the public and our clients. Our core values include integrity, accountability, communication, excellence, innovation and teamwork.
PMDB provides project management, architectural and engineering design, space planning and interior design, and construction management services. Projects range from small remodels to large new buildings often involving complex phasing and CEQA requirements for a wide variety of State agencies. DGS is experiencing growth and has multiple opportunities for project managers to represent the State of California on design and construction projects.
The State of California is a leader in sustainability with over 80 state-owned LEED projects certified as Silver, Gold and Platinum. We are currently pursuing multiple Zero Net Energy projects.
Project Directors provide oversight and management of major capital outlay and special repair projects from the planning phase through design and construction. The Project Director I ($7,482-$9,360/month) manages less complex projects while the Project Director II ($8,802-$11,015/month) manages more complex and sensitive projects. State client agencies include DGS, Department of Motor Vehicles, California Highway Patrol, Forestry and Fire Protection, State Hospitals, California Conservation Corps, Education, Public Health, Fish and Game, Food and Agriculture, Boating and Waterways, Caltrans and more.
This challenging opportunity to represent the State of California is open to those in the architecture, engineering, and construction fields. Minimum education and work experience qualifications are listed in the examination bulletins. For more information, follow the links below.
The State of California benefit package includes 11 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance, vision care plan, CalPERS Retirement Plan, 401K and 457 deferred compensation plans. CCM and DBIA Certifications are encouraged.
About Dept. of General Services, Project Management & Development Branch
The Project Management and Development Branch (PMDB) provides project management services for complex real estate projects. PMDB manages the design and construction process on behalf of state agencies and departments. PMDB assists state agencies and departments in developing conceptual documents for cost and budget control, programming, site planning and master planning, and other documents for co...nceptualizing capital outlay projects that are necessary to obtain legislative authorization and funding projects. PMDB also provides architectural and engineering services, performs structural retrofits, asbestos and other hazardous material abatement, and underground tank removal.