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CAPITAL PROJECT MANAGER III

Annual Pay Range: $96,321- $120,275 – plus full benefits, including CalPERS Pension

Application Deadline: September 12, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.

Do you have a passion for outdoor recreation and open space? With the passage of Measure AA, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is ramping up project delivery to fulfill the commitments made to the public regarding greater access and outdoor education, protected open space lands, and resource restoration.  We are seeking a Capital Project Manager III who will manage key public access projects in open space areas in Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz Counties. Project work includes designing, permitting, and contracting for recreational amenities such as bridges, roads, staging areas, site amenities, structures, water systems, and District infrastructure. The ideal candidate should be an organized, creative, and collaborative self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills.

About the District:  The District is a regional greenbelt system in the Santa Cruz Mountain region comprised of over 63,000 acres of land in 26 extraordinary open space preserves, permanently protected for public enjoyment and recreation. The District is a growing organization with a focused mission that guides our work, and where every employee makes an impact.  If you are looking for an outstanding opportunity to contribute to the legacy of open space protection and outdoor recreation, working with an incredible team of like-minded colleagues, we invite you to apply for this position!  View the interactive story map, Top 25 Future Open Space Project Portfolios, and also check out the Working for Midpen video on our Employment Opportunities page.

About the Position:  The Capital Project Manager III focuses on the development and implementation of a wide variety of capital improvement projects to increase public access and enjoyment of District lands.  The Capital Project Manager III will support a project from planning and conceptual design and take a lead role from design development through construction.  The ideal candidate should be an organized, creative, energetic, and collaborative self-starter with excellent communication skills, who enjoys working in an outdoor open space setting within a collaborative group dynamic. The candidate is also expected to foster communication and collaboration with other District departments to coordinate project requirements, work with local jurisdictional agencies to fulfill project permitting requirements, interact with project design consultants and contractors, and maintain project documentation.  This position will focus on project management – evaluating the constructability of a project during planning and conceptual design, and leading the design development and engineering, permitting, CEQA mitigation compliance, bidding, contracting and construction oversight to completion.  Candidates with engineering, landscape architecture, construction inspection, and/or construction management backgrounds are desirable.

Work Environment:  This position will operate in the Engineering and Construction Department at the District’s office in Los Altos, California.  In addition to providing project presentations to the Board of Directors, Board Committees and at public meetings, the Capital Project Manager III will often work in the field, and hike steep terrain and wildland areas with poison oak and wildlife. Fieldwork will require driving in remote areas on dirt roads, working in temperatures ranging from cold and blustery to hot and dry. Ideal candidates will be comfortable working in these types of field conditions, as well as in an office environment.

Education and Experience:  Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:  Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil or structural engineering, construction management, landscape architecture, or a related field, and five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in project management preferably in parks, open space, or related field.  A Master’s Degree in an Engineering, Architecture, or Geology discipline and/or a professional license (PE, PG, Landscape Architect, Architect) is highly desirable.

Licenses & Certifications Required:   Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.

Benefits:   The Open Space District provides an excellent benefits package including health, life & disability insurance as well as CalPERS pension. Please see the Benefits page of the District website for details.

How to Apply: Final filing date – September 12, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Apply online at CalOpps.org.  The following three application items are required in order to be considered for the position:

(1) fully completed CalOpps employment application

(2) Resume

(3) Supplemental question responses (we recommend completing your responses on a separate saved document and copy/paste them in the application)

Applicants are encouraged to submit an optional cover letter.

PLEASE NOTE: The CalOpps system will close to submission of applications at 5:00 p.m. on September 12th (CalOpps will not accept submissions after 5:00 p.m. of applications begun before 5:00 p.m.) Incomplete CalOpps employment applications will not be considered for the position. Applicants with the most relevant experience and qualifications suitable for the position will be contacted for interviews.

Recruitment Timeline: We recommend applicant’s schedules be open during this time frame for panel interviews:

First Interview: September 27, 2018

Final Interview/Written Exercise: October 4, 2018

Estimated Start Date: end of October/early November

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources department.    8/2018

Put your passion for Open Space to work!

Special Instructions

How to Apply: Final filing date – September 12, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Apply online at CalOpps.org.  The following three application items are required in order to be considered for the position:

(1) fully completed CalOpps employment application

(2) Resume

(3) Supplemental question responses (we recommend completing your responses on a separate saved document and copy/paste them in the application)

Applicants are encouraged to submit an optional cover letter.

The CalOpps system will close to submission of applications at 5:00 p.m. on September 12th (CalOpps will not accept submissions after 5:00 p.m. of applications begun before 5:00 p.m.) Incomplete CalOpps employment applications will not be considered for the position. Applicants with the most relevant experience and qualifications suitable for the position will be contacted for interviews.

Recruitment Contact
Contact phone:
(650)691-1200
Contact email:

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MKM & Associates
is a structural engineering firm located in the heart of wine country. We have been in business for almost 35 years. With work encompassing civic, commercial, educational, healthcare, historic, hospitality, residential, and winery/brewery markets we offer full service design, drafting and collaboration with sub consultants to ensure that our clients receive the highest level of service. Visit our website at www.mkmassociates.com

We have a current job opening for a structural design engineer Please read the below information for the open position. We are a growing, fast-paced, energetic, friendly company that encourages professional development and promotes a positive and educational atmosphere.

Responsibilities

  • Structural design of residential & commercial low-rise buildings
  • Design using timber, concrete, steel and masonry construction materials
  • Plan and conduct site investigations to document existing conditions
  • Written and verbal communication with architects and general contractors
  • Construction administration including RFI responses and local site visits

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Civil / Structural Engineering required
  • California EIT
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and computer skills
  • Experience with engineering programs such as ETABS & ADAPT as well as AutoCAD strongly preferred

Applicants are encouraged to email a cover letter, resume with work examples/portfolio in PDF or DWG format to strlengineer@hotmail.com with Structural Design Engineer” as subject title.

We offer a competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience.

Our firm is proud to offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical insurance, pre-tax healthcare plans, paid time off (PTO), 401(k) employee savings plan, and paid holidays.

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CITY MANAGER
City of Ventura, CA

Salary Range: $247,000 annually, open to negotiation depending on experience and qualifications.

The City of Ventura is seeking a City Manager who has a can-do attitude, is an experienced public administrator, and adept at fiscal management, budget development and municipal operations.    The ideal candidate will be available, responsive, resilient, energetic, engaging and action oriented.  The incumbent will also be a strategic, performance-based organizational leader who demonstrates confidence balanced with humility and empathy for others.  The City Manager will create and support an organizational culture that embraces diversity, is change agile and fosters creativity.  The ideal candidate will be an inspirational leader who knows how to empower and motivate others, and recognizes the importance of building relationships and getting involved in the community.

For more information see the complete brochure here: https://wbrowncreative.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/City-Manager-Ventura-BROCHURE-FINAL.pdf

THE POSITION:

The City Manager is an at-will position appointed by the Mayor/City Council. This position serves as the top administrative officer for the City of Ventura.  Responsibilities include comprehensive management and leadership for the organization, including policy development and interpretation, administration of programs, processes, functions, and oversight of over 600 staff and a budget of $306 million. This position oversees all phases of city operations while engaging and working closely with staff, constituents, businesses and Mayor/City Council members.

Challenges/Opportunities:

  • Thomas Fire Recovery: ensure complete removal of debris, complete flood emergency proactive measures and community outreach and education; implement rebuild of damaged homes; ensure cost recovery from Federal and State partners; protect the health of residents related to post-fire recovery; provide excellent customer service, be responsive and compassionate to residents.
  • Steward Measure “O” Dollars Responsibly: continue to invest in immediate infrastructure, invest in and expand public safety, provide resources for a safe and clean community and develop granting programs for neighborhoods.
  • Safe and Clean: develop and implement an Action Plan to enhance the safe and clean objectives.
  • Economic Development, Prosperity and Vitality: implement recommendations of the development review process; define and develop a plan for improvements to the wellness district; work with businesses and enhance the business incubator program.
  • Improve Efficiencies: Conduct a comprehensive review of the development process in Community Development to streamline the activities of economic development, planning and building services.
  • Homelessness: work closely with the County, other jurisdictions, and community based organizations to continue the good work that has been done enhancing homeless initiatives and programs.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

Successful candidates will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field, and
  • Management experience at the department director, and/or assistant/deputy city manager, or administrative officer level in communities of comparable size and complexity.

OR

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in Public Administration or related field.
  • Certified Public/City Manager from a recognized/reputable organization.

 SALARY AND BENEFITS
The prior incumbent’s salary was $247,000 annually; open to negotiation depending on experience and qualifications. The City also offers an excellent benefits package, see link above for details.

HOW TO APPLY:
This position is open until filled, however for first consideration apply by July 25thcandidates are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.

Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:

SAVE THE DATES!
Interviews will take place on August 18th and 19th; candidates will need to be available for both days.
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Senior Civil Engineer
City of Menlo Park, CA

Prefer diversity in your work and projects to keep things interesting? Thrive a dynamic environment? Like working in a smaller supportive atmosphere? Cool because the Silicon Valley City of Menlo Park (pop. 32,000) may just be the right fit for you! The Public Works Department is organized across three Divisions: Engineering, Maintenance and Transportation. Engineering consists of the Capital Improvement Plan, Utilities and Development Services sections. This position will be assigned to the Capital Improvement Plan or Utilities section yet will be flexible over time.

Menlo Park is seeking well-rounded engineering professionals with exceptional technical and project management skills. Public sector experience or a combination of public and private sector experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will possess at least five years of professional engineering experience, including two years of service in a supervisory or lead capacity, and a bachelor’s degree. Possession of a State of California Registered Professional Civil Engineer license is required.

Salary range $119,182 – $144,031; placement within range will be DOQE. Salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package. Closing date: Sunday, July 29, 2018. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com to download recruitment brochure and apply online.


Associate Civil Engineer
City of Menlo Park, CA

Do you like to work on a ton of cool projects? Do you want to grow your career and develop an incredible portfolio of accomplishments? Look no further than the Bay Area’s City of Menlo Park. The Public Works Department is organized across three Divisions: Engineering, Maintenance and Transportation. Engineering consists of the Capital Improvement Plan, Utilities, and Development Services sections.

This full journey-level position is expected to perform the entire range of professional and technical work in the Capital Improvement Plan section, including planning and design of the public works infrastructure. Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered qualifying. Ideal candidates will offer at least four years of professional engineering design, plan review, and project administration experience along with a bachelor’s degree. Possession of a State of California Registered Professional Civil Engineer license is required.

Salary range $108,214 – $130,572; placement within the range will be DOQE. Salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package. Closing date: Sunday, July 29, 2018.  Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com to download detailed recruitment brochure and apply online.

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