Passionate about community? Want to make a real difference at work? Then consider joining the ranks of top-notch public employees who are helping shape the future of San Marcos. Be a leader during an exciting time of possibilities and progress in San Marcos! This is THE opportunity to be part of making a remarkable community even better. The City of San Marcos invites qualified applications for the Public Works Manager - Construction Inspection position. This full time position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including a 9/80 work schedule with alternating Friday's off, participation in the CalPERS retirement system, 13 paid holidays, attractive health benefits and more!
What we are looking for: We are looking for a dynamic and energetic team member that is passionate about community and San Marcos goals. The ideal candidate will be able to work both independently and as a member of highly functioning team. These are exciting times for the City -- we're embarking on our largest capital improvement project: the San Marcos Creek District bridges, a $100M federally-funded upgrade to improve mobility in one of our neighborhoods. The team you'll be leading: The Construction Management Division conducts inspections to ensure compliance with approved plans, and local and state building code regulations. You will be leading a small team of construction inspectors while overseeing the overall construction planning, coordination, and control of a project from beginning to completion while being the key contact between the city and project contractors. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Construction Manager to make an impactful and meaningful difference in our growing city.
Application due by: 5:30pm, November 15, 2018; First Interview: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Second Interview: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - afternoon; Anticipated Start Date: On or after January 7, 2019
Under general direction, plans, organizes, oversees, coordinates, manages, and reviews the programs and activities of the assigned division in the Public Works Department; administers current and long-term planning activities; manages the effective use of the assigned division's resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service; provides professional and technical support to the Director or Public Works/City Engineer in areas of expertise. Incumbents in this class are assigned various functional areas: Administration Division, Streets Division, Parks Division or Inspection Division. This level acts as a division manager for the assigned area, and supervises other management-level supervisors and lower level staff in directing the work activities of the programs. The Public Works Manager reports to the Director of Public Works or designate.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned division. Plans, organizes, and directs, through subordinate supervisory and/or lead personnel, assigned divisional programs. Develops and administers division budgets and contracts for assigned area of responsibility; tracks and monitors budget expenditures; evaluates and recommends staffing needs, equipment, materials, and supplies. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new developments within assigned area of responsibility; maintains awareness of federal, state, and local regulations. Plans, coordinates, and evaluates activities associated with assigned contracts; participates in research and evaluation of proposed contractual obligations and agreements; assists in contract negotiations and administration; monitors compliance with applicable contractual agreements. Participates in the selection of, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; works with employees on performance issues in coordination with Human Resources; implements discipline in consultation with Human Resources; responds to staff questions and concerns. Supervises the enforcement of City ordinances and interprets department policies and procedures. Coordinates and collaborates with other City departments, divisions, and outside agencies; serves as a liaison with public and private organizations, community groups, and other social organizations; provides information and serves as a resource. Works with line crews, supervisors, and division managers to analyze work flow, operational practices, etc., to configure operating software (GBA) and develop new work flows using technology applications. Analyzes and prepares reports as assigned; presents to Council or to other staff, the public, or outside agencies as necessary during the course of work. Receives, investigates, and resolves complaints. Directs and oversees the adherence of safe work practices for all personnel. Directs the maintenance of time, material, and equipment. Performs other related duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS: The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of:
Principles, methods, and practices pertaining to the operation of the assigned division and functional areas; principles of organization and operation of municipal government; principles of administration, budget, and personnel management; principles and practices of program development; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications; applicable civil, government, and administrative codes; principles and practices of public sector contract administration; principles and practices of customer service; basic principles of supervision and training; types and levels of maintenance and repair activities generally performed in a public works field division maintenance program; policies and procedures of the assigned department; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; applicable federal, state, and local codes and regulations related to the assigned division areas; materials and equipment used in assigned division; occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in the work; geography of the City, including the location of streets and drainage facilities; practical elements of division and functional assignment;
Ability to: Plan, organize, and implement a comprehensive Public Works program for assigned division and functional areas; understand the organization and operation of assigned division and outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities; interpret and apply pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations, as well as City policies and procedures; conduct studies and prepare comprehensive reports; determine cost-effective ways for efficient and effective operation of division responsibilities; prepare, research, negotiate, and monitor contracts and agreements; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; prepare clear and concise reports; maintain accurate and complete records on programs and operations; assist with budget preparation and administration; independently prepare correspondence and memoranda; operate office equipment including computers and supporting applications; adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems; supervise, train, organize, and review the work of lower level staff as assigned; organize and prioritize work flow; demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training - A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, construction, engineering, or a related field is required. Experience - Five years of progressively responsible experience in a public works functional area, such as public works administration, streets, parks, construction inspection, or related field, including supervisory experience. License - Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record.
The City of San Marcos is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, political or religious affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, other non-job related physical or mental disability, medical condition, or other functional limitation in employment or the provision of service. The City is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in this recruitment, please contact the Human Resources Office prior to the filing deadline. We will attempt to reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. Note: All appointments are subject to the successful completion of a medical examination, including substance abuse screening, at the City’s expense. In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must produce proof of eligibility to work in the United States within the first three days of employment. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.san-marcos.net; 1 Civic Center Dr.; San Marcos, CA 92069; 760-744-1050, HumanResources@san-marcos.net Position #2018 - 66
PUBLIC WORKS MANAGER - CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION Supplemental
Questionnaire - REQUIRED
* 1. The educational requirement for this position is as follows: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, construction, engineering, or a related field is required. Do you currently meet this verifiable requirement?
* 2. The experience requirement for this position are as follows: Five years of progressively responsible experience in a public works functional area, such as public works administration, streets, parks, construction inspection, or related field, including supervisory experience. Do you currently meet this verifiable requirement? Please be sure to include all applicable experience on your application.
* 3. Please describe your experience overseeing a construction management and inspection program. Specifically, please describe your experience overseeing capital construction projects, managing a right-of-way/utility permit system, and selecting and monitoring consultants.
* 4. Please describe your supervisory experience. Description should focus on the direct supervision of construction inspectors, including workload monitoring, assigning projects, training, and disciplinary actions.