UTILITY PROJECT MANAGER
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE
$109,034-114,486-120,210-126,220-132,531. Excellent benefits include a 4-day, 36-hour work week.
March 29, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
DATE OF EXAMINATION
Candidates will be notified in writing.
NATURE OF POSITION
Under general direction, is responsible for overall management, coordination and administration of municipal utility projects and related services, activities and functions, including utility and capital improvements projects; performs other related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Possession of the employment standards does not assure advancement to the Examination or placement on the Eligible List. This is a competitive examination where a candidate’s performance in the Examination will be judged in comparison with the core competencies required of the job. To be considered, applicants should possess the combination of education and experience necessary to prove the required knowledge and abilities for the position. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education/Experience & Other Requirements
KNOWLEDGE OF public administration and municipal utility project management principles and practices; design and construction principles, methods, materials and equipment of electric transmission and distribution systems; planning and building procedures including plan and specification review and construction and inspection procedures; project budget preparation and administration; contract negotiation and implementation; applicable laws and regulations; technical, legal and financial problems commonly involved in the conduct of municipal utility projects and programs. Knowledge of facility planning, architecture design, engineering and construction is required to administer utility and capital improvement projects.
ABILITY TO effectively manage, coordinate and administer assigned utility project management projects and related activities, functions and services; manage multiple projects simultaneously; plan, coordinate and direct assigned staff, activities, projects and programs; demonstrate effective leadership and gain consensus and support; develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and internal controls; review and analyze complex and technical information; draw valid conclusions and project consequences of decisions and recommendations; interpret and apply relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations; interpret and explain complex governmental regulations, policies and procedures; establish and maintain accurate records; plan, administer and evaluate work programs and schedules; prepare concise and comprehensive studies and reports; set priorities, meet deadlines, and make sound decisions; maintain level of knowledge required for satisfactory job performance; communicate effectively; act with resourcefulness, courtesy and initiative; establish and maintain effective working relationships with business partners, City officials, business and community groups, employees, other departments, divisions and agencies, and the general public; and supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
The examination process may include an application and supplemental questionnaire evaluation, a written exam, a performance exam, and/or an oral interview. The examination process may test for, but is not limited to, the essential knowledge and abilities listed in the job specification and announcement and will be designed to provide a comprehensive review of each candidate’s technical knowledge and overall suitability for the position. Qualified applicants will be notified of the exact date, time, and location of examinations approximately two weeks in advance. If applicants have not received written notice at least one week prior to the tentative test date listed in the flyer, they should contact the City of Alameda Human Resources Department at (510) 747-4900.
Candidates passing all components of the examination process will be placed on an Eligible List. A list of names is certified to the department(s) having vacancies based on the type of examination conducted pursuant to the provision of the City’s Civil Service Rules. Final selection will be made from the Eligible List by the Department Head subject to approval by the City Manager. The Department Head may utilize additional selection procedures to make a final hiring decision. Placement on an Eligible List does not guarantee employment. Tie scores will be broken by giving priority to the candidate with the highest rating on the most heavily weighted portion of the exam or if weighted 100% on any given portion, based on the earliest application date and time. Prior to appointment, a thorough reference check will be conducted which may include a credit check and background. The selection process may be evaluated and revised based on the number of qualified applicants. Federal law requires that prior to employment, you must furnish proof of your identity and eligibility for employment in the United States, as required the U.S. Department of Justice.
Applications along with Supplemental Questionnaire must be filed no later than 5 p.m. on the last date to apply. No photocopies or facsimiles are accepted. It is the applicant's responsibility to allow adequate delivery time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City Application.
VETERAN’S PREFERENCE CREDIT: A job applicant qualifies as a veteran if honorably discharged from active military, reservist, or National Guard duty of at least 18 consecutive months within the past five (5) years of the date of application. In case of discharge attributable to service-connected injuries or illnesses, the 18 months active duty requirement need not be fulfilled. An applicant claiming veteran’s preference credit must attach to their application, a legible copy of their DD-214 verifying the type of discharge and date(s) of active service. NO OTHER DOCUMENTATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Alameda encourages minorities, women and the disabled to apply. It is the City's policy that all aspects of employment and promotion shall be without regard to sex, marital status or disability (except where dictated by requirements of the position), race, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religious creed, color, national origin or age. Qualified disabled persons must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations. No individual may pose a direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself or other individuals in the workplace. Barring undue hardship, reasonable accommodations can be made in the application and examination process for disabled individuals or for religious reasons. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made in advance to the Human Resources Department. Hearing Impaired TDD (510) 522-7538.
The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.