County of Marin

There is currently one full-time (80 bi-weekly hours), regular vacancy in the Engineering Division.

The Capital Planning & Project Manager III (CPPM III) oversees the planning, environmental documentation, design, and construction of complex infrastructure projects, including but not limited to bridges, roadways, drainage systems, and retaining walls. The CPPM III serves as the primary point of contact for assigned projects and programs, will enlist and manage technical consultant services as needed, and will collaborate with other County departments and local governmental agencies, contractors, consultants, and stakeholders in the development and delivery of projects.

Tasks will include preparing and controlling project scopes, schedules, budgets and financial analyses, agreements, permits, and contracts. The CPPM III will collaborate with many functional divisions within the Department of Public Works, such as traffic engineering, transportation planning, land development, communications, accounting, disability access, capital facilities, and maintenance. The CPPM III will be expected to exercise diplomacy, initiative, sound judgment, and expertise in administering projects and programs. The CPPM III will supervise Capital Planning & Project Manager I/II and/or Engineering staff, and is expected to take an active role in performance management, professional coaching, and team development.

Potential project assignments may include:

Point San Pedro HAWK – HSIP Funded
McGlashan Pathway – Phase 2
Marin City Pedestrian Improvements – Phase 2
Novato Curb Ramp Replacement & Paving
2023 Central Region Pavement Resurfacing

In addition, please review the Capital Planning & Project Manager III Class Specification.

ABOUT YOUOur Highly Qualified Candidate can successfully manage complex infrastructure improvement projects, coordinate with a variety of stakeholders, prepare and administer professional services and construction contracts, maintain accurate project records and control budgets, schedules, and scope. The ideal candidate also has professional experience implementing provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAGs), understands the principles and practices of pavement maintenance, and has experience delivering projects through the Caltrans Local Assistance process. Additionally, the ideal candidate communicates effectively with managers, community groups, advocacy groups and various boards, commissions, and committees. Experience with AutoCAD is also desirable.

We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge and abilities listed. Typically, equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in construction management, project management, civil, structural or mechanical engineering, facilities planning, design management, architecture, business, economics, planning or a related field AND four years of progressively responsible experience in project management related to the area of assignment.

The required education is interchangeable with project management experience related to the area of assignment on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years.

Possession of a master’s degree in a field noted above, professional registration or licensure, or Project Management Institute (PMI) / Construction Management Institute (CMI) certification is desirable. Either may be substituted for one year of required experience.

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Testing and Eligible List: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination may consist of a highly qualified review, application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates’ names will be placed on the eligible list.

The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions which may occur while the list remains active.

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