COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
APPLICATION FILING PERIOD
Beginning on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
ONLINE FILING ONLY FOR THIS EXAMINATION. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Essential Job Functions
A Capital Projects Program Manager is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: supervises the management of County facilities or capital projects through its various phases of development; plans, directs, assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of a subordinate staff; recommends, develops, and implements approved changes in division policies, procedures, and standards; meets with governmental and private sector officials to resolve problems and coordinates planning, engineering , and construction work on capital projects; assists Chief Executive Office, user departments/courts, and other client agencies in developing and implementing long term facilities acquisition programs, including master planning and programming, facilities studies and programming, design and construction activities, scheduling, monitoring and reporting, and in the development of annual capital project budget proposals for approval by the Board of Supervisors; supervises the preparation of routine and special project progress reports dealing with unique circumstances or problems, including recommendations for their resolution; prepares routine and non-routine correspondences to the Board of Supervisors; reviews reports and/or recommendations prepared by subordinates identifying solutions for potential project problem areas and for technical feasibility and administrative correctness, and makes necessary recommendations to the division head, as necessary; provides training for the entry-level project managers; assists in the preparation of the division's annual operating budget and report; manages available staffing resources within the division based on current project needs; assists in the development, preparation, implementation, and enforcement of Countywide policies and procedures; interfaces with the Board of Supervisors' offices and other public agencies, as necessary or as directed; and acts on behalf of the division head, as directed.
A Bachelor's degree or higher* from an accredited college or university in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field -AND-
Five years of recent and verifiable experience managing large and complex capital projects including buildings and infrastructures, two years of which must have included full-time, technical and administrative supervision of design, construction, renovation projects and complex capital projects, including scheduling and resources management or program management with a budget of at least $30 million.
A valid Certificate of Registration** as a Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Structural Engineer, Architect, or Landscape Architect obtained from the United States may be required -OR-
A valid certification by the Construction Management Association of America as a certified construction manager may be required.
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
Physical Class II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.
This examination will consist of an interview covering education, experience, personal fitness, and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be placed on the eligible register.
Final results will be sent by U.S. postal mail. Test scores cannot be disclosed over the phone.
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE
Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting. An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g., 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history.
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Works, Project Management I and Project Management II Divisions.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.
The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements
. Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination or selection process.
*APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF THEIR DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPTS INDICATING COMPLETION OF BACHELOR'S DEGREE WITHIN FIFTEEN (15) CALENDAR DAYS FROM FILING. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Applications submitted without required copy of degree or transcripts will be rejected as incomplete.
attach a copy of valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Structural Engineer, Architect, or Landscape Architect obtained from the United States -OR- A valid certification by the Construction Management Association of America as a certified construction manager to their application at the time of filing
or within fifteen (15) calendar days.
Applications submitted without the required Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Structural Engineer, Architect, or Landscape Architect obtained from the United States -OR- A valid certification by the Construction Management Association of America as a certified construction manager will be rejected as incomplete.
Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In license or certificate section of your application, give title of registration, number, issue date and name of issuing agency.
Please note that ALL
information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION
at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION
or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT .
from Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT
be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION
and you may be DISQUALIFIED .
APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Apply online by clicking on the green Apply button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
We must receive your application by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.
Note: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must **** within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on the faxed documents.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
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