- Leadership and coordination for airport capital activities between the Public Works departmental divisions and San Jose Departments
- Directs and performs special Airport strategic planning programs that impact Airport operations
- Oversight of the $650 million Measure T Bond Program expenditures which builds projects to improve disaster preparedness, public safety, and infrastructure
- Oversight of the staff in Public Works Department’s internal Training and Development Program
- Takes responsibility for enhancing the Public Works Department’s airport capital planning by working successfully with City staff, elected officials, other stakeholders, and the public, using the City’s values as a guide
- Represents the Department of Public Works in a variety of airport interdepartmental, intergovernmental, and community matters
Note: This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional related opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment
- Job Expertise: Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Including knowledge and experience related to:
- Capital Improvements projects
- California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
- Design, review, and construction of public infrastructure, such as airport/airfield, public roads, trails, parks and sewers
- Understanding the use of technology.
- Experience in large capital project budget preparation and administration
- Experience in human resource management, including employee recruitment, retention, and organizational development
- Knowledge and familiarity with Federal Aviation Administration policies related to grants and construction
- Supervision: Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness.
- Communication Skills: Communicates and listens effectively and responds in a timely, effective, positive and respectful manner; written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form. Ability to effectively present ideas orally and in writing.
- Management: Evaluates priorities to ensure that the “true” top priorities are handled satisfactorily; sets clear goals for the employees and the work unit.
- Political Skills: In taking action, demonstrates an understanding and consideration of how their actions will impact stakeholders and affected areas in the organization.
- Problem Solving: Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.
- Customer Service: Approaches problem-solving by focusing on customers first; advocates for customer results point of view; demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers’ needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently in a timely, accurate, respectful and friendly manner.
- Conflict Management: Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to resolve conflict that arises from the varying opinions on project issues/outcomes.
- Fiscal Management: Understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies with administrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements.
- Teamwork / Interpersonal Skills: Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve program effectiveness.
- Experience: Six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience in managing public infrastructure engineering, capital project delivery, program administration or equivalent, including three (3) years of supervisory experience.
- Licenses or Certificates: Positions in this class may require one or more of the following: Valid CA Driver’s License and must be a Registered Professional Engineer or Architect.
- Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Dept. of Labor.
- Do you have a bachelor’s degree? If yes, please indicate the field of study and the college or university from which you obtained your degree.
- Do you have six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience in managing public infrastructure engineering, land use permitting, capital project delivery, program administration or equivalent? If so, describe your experience.
- Do you have at least three years of experience supervising or leading staff or project teams? If so, describe your experience.
- Provide the licensure numbers for their registered professional engineer or architecture license.
- Managing and delivering capital projects
- Budget planning and monitoring of various programs and projects
- Leading a work unit to achieve a common goal.
- Having knowledge and experience related to an airport capital improvement program or similar industrial facility
- Master’s degree in a related field
- Management experience in an equivalent major division within a City
- Airport–specific project management
- Retirement – Competitive defined benefit retirement plan with full reciprocity with CalPERS; defined contribution plan available as an option.
- Health Insurance – The City contributes 85 percent towards the premium of the lowest cost non-deductible plan. There are several plan options.
- Dental Insurance – The City contributes 100 percent of the premium of the lowest priced plan for dental coverage.
- Personal Time – Vacation is accrued initially at the rate of three weeks per year with amounts increasing up to five weeks after 15 years of service. Executive Leave of 40 hours is granted annually and depending upon success in the Management Performance Program could increase to up to 80 hours. Sick Leave is accrued at the rate of approximately 8 hours per month.
- Holidays – The City observes 15 paid holidays annually.
- Deferred Compensation – The City offers an optional 457 Plan.
- Flexible Spending Accounts – The City participates in Dependent Care Assistance and Medical Reimbursement Programs.
- Insurance – The City provides a term life policy equal to two times annual salary. Long-term disability and AD&D plans are optional.
- Employee Assistance Program – The City provides a comprehensive range of services through the EAP.
- Remote Work – Some remote work flexibility is available yet three days minimum are required in the office.
If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection, or hiring processes, please contact Ryan Cotton 847-380-3240 x114.
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