Park Project Manager-Design and Construction-22632812DC
County of San Diego
Location: San Diego, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $80,600.00-$102,876.80 Yearly
4 Year Degree
3 openings available.
Internal Number: 22632812DC
Exceptional Project Management Opportunity
County of San Diego-Department of Parks and Recreation
PARK PROJECT MANAGER - Design & Construction
Interviews will take place the week of March 6 through March 10, 2023. Job offers for selected candidates will be made the week of March 13, 2023.
This series recruitment will close on February 7, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.
Future Salary Increases
Employees in this job class are scheduled to receive future Across-the-Board increases and Market Increases: ** July 2023 - 3.35% increase to base pay (2.75% Across-the-Board + 0.60% Market Increase) ** July 2024 - 3.35% increase to base pay (2.75% Across-the-Board + 0.60% Market Increase)
The County of San Diego seeks a highly motivated and results-oriented Park Project Managers to join the award-winning Parks & Recreation Department. The Park Project Managers will be a part of the Development Team that designs and constructs public spaces for county residents to build community, play, and experience the outdoors. Working in a multi-disciplinary setting with other team members, county departments and consultants, the ideal candidate will champion their portfolio and problem-solve to advance community-prioritized projects. Incumbents will demonstrate a collaborative approach to project management and strong capacity to effectively listen and balance a variety of viewpoints and needs in a project. For additional information on this job classification, click here.
Park Project Managers perform but are not limited to the following duties and responsibilities:
Under general supervision, plan, coordinate and direct the implementation of design and construction of park capital projects and major maintenance improvements
Review designs with stakeholders to ensure the project meets all DPR Parks’ requirements and communicate pro-actively while demonstrating organizational and political acumen
Manage scope, schedule, and budget of projects from inception to construction close-out, working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary project team to ensure timely completion of work
Review consultant submissions for completeness and compliance with agency goals such as high-quality design, sustainability and durability. Coordinate other professional reviews such as architectural design and engineering trades
Ensure all necessary regulatory county, state and federal agency approvals are received prior to issuance of bid and assemble project bid documents, administer public bid/quote process and recommends and administers action on construction or maintenance contracts
Monitor contract compliance with prevailing wage laws, California and local building codes, specifications, OSHA and ADA requirements and other federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations
Monitor progress of construction reviewing and approving shop drawings, responding to requests for information, and other construction related design tasks. Conduct occasional site inspections for quality assurance and solve field condition issues in an efficient manner
Review and approve consultant and contractor payment requests. Coordinate with agency budget and accounting units to ensure efficient contract registration and payments
Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Parks and Recreation enhances the quality of life for county residents and visitors of all ages. We promote health and wellness, safe communities, and civic pride through thousands of programs across San Diego including festivals, hikes and rides, educational events and activities for youth, three strategically located recreation centers, and multiple state-of-the-art sports complexes. Daily programs enrich the lives of all patrons with a special focus on families, seniors, people with disabilities, and at-risk youth. DPR has a budget of $60.6 million and 249 positions.
Ideal Candidate Profile
Demonstrates ability to manage multiple development projects, tasks and priorities in a wide variety of disciplines to achieve desired goals
Possesses strong construction management and inspection skills which are highly desirable
Possesses knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques related to construction management
Demonstrates excellent communication skills and an ability to respond orally and in writing to stakeholders and public inquiries
Work Schedule The selected candidate or candidates for Park Project Manager may have a hybrid schedule consisting of a blend of working remotely via teleworking; and working on site at the Department of Parks and Recreation in the office or in the field.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, geology, urban planning, parks or recreation administration, environmental planning, public/business administration, business management, or a closely related field, AND, two (2) years of professional level project management experience performing capital projects planning, project coordination/management, or urban/environment/resource planning activities; OR;
Any combination of education and experience described above which equals six (6) years.
Note: A master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, geology, urban planning, parks or recreation administration, environmental planning, public/business administration, business management, or a closely related field may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience listed above.
If interested, apply directly online at: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr.
We are committed to provide and retain a skilled, adaptable, and diverse workforce for County departments so they may deliver superior services to the residents and visitors of the County of San Diego.