San Diego – California

Job Title: Development Project Manager I

Closing Date/Time: Mon. 03/23/15 5:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary: $27.82 – $33.52 Hourly, $2,225.60 – $2,681.60 Biweekly, $57,865.60 – $69,721.60 Annually

Development Project Manager I positions manage simple to moderate projects; manage the City’s land development review permit processes; serve as the single point of contact, liaison, and development project process expert; ensure project compliance with all local, state, and federal land use regulations; prepare and make oral and written presentations; assemble and manage an appropriate multi-disciplinary team; establish and maintain project review timetables, schedules, and official project files; administer and manage project deposit accounts to ensure positive balances are maintained at all times; utilize project tracking system software to effectively manage all project aspects; resolve all outstanding and/or conflicting project or process issues; identify all stakeholder needs and ensure customer service standards are achieved and/or exceeded; and perform other duties as assigned.

NOTE: · Development Project Manager I employees with valid State of California registration as a Professional Civil Engineer are eligible for 15% additional pay.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed units = 120 semester/180 quarter). NOTE: · Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education lacked on a year-for-year basis. One year of full-time experience = 30 semester/45 quarter college-level units.

EXPERIENCE: A combination of full-time professional experience as specified below that equals two years.

  1. Review of mixed-use, residential, commercial, or capital improvement projects for compliance with codes and regulations covered by the California Building Code, Title 24, and CalGreen; and/or municipal codes including zoning, engineering, water, sewer, landscape, and other land development requirements.
  2. Experience in engineering or planning in the application of municipal codes, governing agency policies and engineering standards, or community and general plans in land development or construction.
  3. Project management experience in mixed-use, commercial, industrial, governmental, or large-scale residential development.


  • A high level of organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high-volume customer service environment.
  • Experience using computer system software to manage projects.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION):  Proof of degree/transcripts, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements. Required documents should be attached electronically to your application. If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337; or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue – Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101. Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.

SCREENING PROCESS: Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next one year. For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this job, which may include but are not limited to the following: Confirmation of citizenship/legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review/exam (which may include drug/alcohol testing); reference checks; and a fingerprint check. The fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and/or the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test for alcohol, illegal drugs or inadequately explained prescription drugs, misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening/selection process may be cause for disqualification and/or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an expressed or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Applicants must notify the Personnel Department of any changes in their name, address (home, email), or phone number or they may miss employment opportunities.

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