Job Title: Park Project Manager-22632805

Job Location: San Diego

Employer Website: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr

Job Description:

Exceptional Project Management Opportunity
County of San Diego
Department of Parks and Recreation
PARK PROJECT MANAGER

The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for Park Project Manager, a professional, specialized project management class. Under general supervision, incumbents independently manage planning, design, construction and maintenance projects of County parks and recreational facilities and work as a team member on large projects.

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
• Manages scope, schedule and budget of projects from planning and design, through environmental analysis and construction
• Possession of strong construction management and inspection skills are highly desirable
• Coordinates, plans, directs and reviews the work of project personnel and contractors in all phases of work.
• Successfully manage multiple projects throughout the planning, design and construction phases of the project
• Able to work on tasks simultaneously
• Seeks opportunities for continuous learning
• Demonstrates initiative to take on new assignments
• Demonstrates goal orientation and takes pride in accomplishments
• Holds others accountable and sets high standards
• Deals effectively under pressure
• Builds trusting relationships
• Considers impact of actions on other people and treats others with dignity and respect
• Organizes work effectively and plans and prepares in a thorough fashion
• Thinks globally in problem solving and plan development
• Turns conflicts into opportunities
• Demonstrates a collaborative spirit
• Networks with relevant parties inside and outside organization, and builds relationships
• Communicates pro-actively across the organization
• Demonstrates organizational and political acumen
• Serves as a knowledge worker by staying current on industry trends
• Demonstrates excellence and ability in best management practices; effectuating sustained change in the organization for continuous improvement; multi-tasking, prioritizing, and organizing assignments and projects; and responding to shifting priorities in order to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives.

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.

Working Conditions
The work environment of a Park Project Manager is divided between the office and the field, such as remote work locations, uneven terrain, and varying weather conditions; travel may be required within the county region on a frequent basis and outside of the county region on an occasional basis. Exposure to computer screens. Subject to occasional evening, weekend, and holiday work. May interact with persons who are uncooperative, argumentative, or upset.

Minimum Qualifications
1. 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;
2. 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

Link or email to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sdcounty?keywords=park%20project%20manager

Apply by date: 06/16/2022