The County of San Luis Obispo is offering a career opportunity for an engineering/architectural design and construction professional to join an APWA accredited public works department in leading design and construction management teams on infrastructure and facilities capital projects. The Division Manager will join a team of 300 public works professionals who provide the full range of public works services across San Luis Obispo County. The position manages a staff operating in the following elements:
Engineering and Architectural Design
Inspection and Materials Testing
The position works closely with the Department’s Transportation, Utilities, Facilities Planning and Environmental Divisions in delivering capital projects from design through construction using multiple contracting methods. Projects include transportation improvements, water and wastewater infrastructure, and facilities repair and remodel.
Position responsibilities include:
Defining and developing a collaborative, customer service-oriented staff
Planning and delegating design and construction management assignments
Coordinating with funding agencies, client departments, and public stakeholders
Ensuring regulatory and funding mandates are met throughout the delivery of projects
Preparing and presenting various staff reports to the County Board of Supervisors
Managing division budget and finance oversight on various assigned programs
In addition to the technical strengths and experience necessary for delivering large capital projects, this position requires a leader who desires to make a difference in the safety and well-being of the community, and who can teach and inspire the same passion in a group of public works professionals. Are you someone who can effectively communicate with people about what it is we do? Do you get excited about the prospect of growing and motivating your team? Do you possess a relentless service ethic, a high level of personal accountability, and want to join an organization dedicated to being a valued community partner enhancing the quality of life for our fellow county residents? If so, you are encouraged to apply for this career opportunity.
This position offers an annual salary range of $106,140 – $129,000 plus a generous benefit package.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in a related field. (Job-related experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) In addition, four years of increasingly responsible professional-level experience performing a variety of administrative or fiscal activities -- two years of the required experience must be in a supervisory position.
A master's degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration, Finance, or Public Works related field may substitute for one year of the required non-supervisory experience.
About County of San Luis Obispo
Equal Employment Opportunity - The County is an equal opportunity employer. Objectives are directed toward assuring equal opportunity in selection / promotion, pay, and job assignments. Recruitment and selection procedures have been established to ensure non-discrimination on the basis of political or religious opinions or affiliations, age, sex, race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or other non-merit factors. In addition, the County complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act in hiring and retaining employees. For more information contact the Human Resources Department at (805)781-5959. Reasonable Accommodation Notice - Federal and State laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. You may call 805-781-5959 for assistance.