The Project Management Officer is an at-will management position that reports to the Manager of the Project Development Bureau and provides management over various project management activities in either the Private Development or Project Development Division of the Project Management Bureau. The Project Management Bureau consists of three divisions. The Private Development Division, the Project Development Division, and the Energy Efficiency and Special Projects Division. The current vacancies are in the Private Development and Project Development Divisions. The Project Management Bureau is responsible for the delivery of improvements to the City’s parks, public facilities, Tidelands areas, and public rights-of-way. From rebuilding public restrooms, children’s playgrounds, seawalls, docks, piers, parking lots, and community centers—to installing new solar panels and electric vehicle charging stations. The Project Management Bureau manages projects at varying stages of the project life cycle, which includes development/conceptual design, planning, architectural/engineering design, permitting, procurement/competitive bidding, and construction.
The Bureau also provides support to private developments by streamlining the development processes and providing a more predictable interface with the public and City departments for large private development work being completed that impacts the public right of way. Staff works closely with applicants, the Department of Development Services, and internal stakeholders to expedite engineering plan checks, permitting, dedications, easements, vacations, subdivision mapping, and wireless small cell, parklets and dining applications.
The Project Management Officer will oversee projects with a wide range of scope from several funding sources and many partner departments. As this position will oversee permitting and approvals through various jurisdictions, it is integral to ensuring internal City partners, business owners, and residents are aware of and educated on Public Works projects.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree.
Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience performing duties in the management and administration of public infrastructure projects including vendor management, project budget oversight, reporting, communication, public outreach, and management of staff.
Additional Requirements: Possession of a valid Class C Driver License.
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: PW21-073
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