This is a full-time, benefited position regularly scheduled to work a 4-day, 36 hour schedule (typically Monday - Thursday or Tuesday - Friday).
The City of Alameda offers a generous benefits package, including full healthcare and dental coverage for you and your family and CALPERS pension benefits.
The City of Alameda is looking for a talented project manager to manage the sewer, storm, streetlight, traffic signal, concrete and sign maintenance units. The position will report to the Public Works Director responsible for the maintenance and execution of contract work that does not fall under the capital program including launching and managing an enhanced sidewalk program that incorporates addressing hazards that are the responsibility of the property owner.
Under general direction, is responsible for overall management, coordination and administration of municipal public works projects and related services, activities and functions, including complex large-scale public works and capital improvements projects; performs other related work as required.
Known as the "City of Homes and Beaches," Alameda (pop. 75,126) is a 10.6 square mile urban island city located in the middle of beautiful San Francisco Bay. With easy access to all of the amenities of the Bay Area, Alameda is seven miles east of San Francisco and less than one mile west of Oakland, just a short drive north of the Oakland International Airport. The City of Alameda's mission is to support the maintenance of a community where people can live, work, and play in a sustainable urban environment that is safe, vibrant, and aesthetically pleasing. Alameda is committed to the organizational core values of innovation, integrity, professionalism, flexibility, and responsiveness. The City provides a broad range of services including police and fire protection; construction and maintenance of streets, parks, storm drains and other infrastructure; an electric municipal utility; recreational and cultural activities; and general government and administrative support services.
Four day, 36 hour work week (typically Monday through Thursday)
CalPERS Retirement: Classic Members: 2% at 55 formula, 8.868% contribution; New Members 2% @ 62 formula, 8.25% contribution.
Medical: The City contracts with CalPERS to provide comprehensive health coverage to employees. Multiple HMO and PPO plans available. Some plans fully covered at all levels by the City contribution.
Dental: Comprehensive dental coverage provided to employees and their eligible dependents.
Vacation: Starting with 75 hours annually and increasing with years of service.
Management Incentive Pay: 27 hours of management leave per fiscal year.
Holidays: 11 City Holidays and 3.5 floating Holidays.
Sick Leave: 12 days per year; any unused sick leave is converted to service credit at retirement.
Any combination equivalent to education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in public or business administration, planning, engineering, architecture, construction management or a related field.
Experience: Five years of progressively responsible professional project and/or management experience including oversight of concurrent projects with substantial supervisory responsibility.
Knowledge of public administration and municipal public works project and/or program management principles and practices; design and construction principles, methods, materials and equipment; planning and building procedures including plan and specification review and construction and inspection procedures; project and/or program budget preparation and administration; contract negotiation and implementation; applicable laws and regulations; technical, legal and financial problems commonly involved in the conduct of municipal public works projects and programs.
Ability to effectively manage, coordinate and administer all assigned public works project and program management tasks and related activities, functions and services; manage multiple complex major projects simultaneously; plan, coordinate and direct assigned staff, activities, projects and programs; demonstrate effective leadership and gain consensus and support; develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and internal controls; review and analyze complex and technical information; draw valid conclusions and project consequences of decisions and recommendations; interpret and apply relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations; interpret and explain complex governmental regulations, policies and procedures; establish and maintain accurate records; plan, administer and evaluate work programs and schedules; prepare concise and comprehensive studies and reports; set priorities, meet deadlines, and make sound decisions; maintain level of knowledge required for satisfactory job performance; communicate effectively; act with resourcefulness, courtesy and initiative; establish and maintain effective working relationships with business partners, City officials, business and community groups, employees, other departments, divisions and agencies, and the general public; and supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
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