County of Alameda

Medical Facilities Development Program Manager (#2219)

Bargaining Unit: Unrep - General Mgmt (U15)
$61.93-$86.44 Hourly / $4,954.40-$6,915.20 BiWeekly /
$10,734.53-$14,982.93 Monthly / $128,814.40-$179,795.20 Yearly

Under general direction, to manage the medical capital project planning, development, design, and construction of hospital and related health care facilities, directing the work of County personnel and contractors and consultants and to perform other related duties.


This single position classification is located in the General Services Agency. The position reports to the Deputy Director, GSA-Technical Services Department, and is the primary manager responsible for the development of Capital construction and improvement to the County medical facilities. The position is required to know and adhere to various legislative and statutory mandates, including SB1953 (Alquist). Facilities included in the overall scope of this position’s responsibilities include both California licensed acute-care (OSHPD) and non-licensed facilities which are part of the County’s health care delivery system. The incumbent is responsible for managing and controlling the planning, design, construction and cost of these facilities using County engineering and architectural personnel, and other consultants and contractors.

NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Oversees the development of construction related activities in the medical facilities including the County hospital and other health care facilities in the County to assure compliance with SB1953 and other statutory mandates. Creates, with assistance as needed from consultants and staff, a plan for the projects needed to bring the County into compliance.
2. Develops the scope of individual and /or subsidiary projects as needed to support execution of the acute care facilities replacement project.
3. Oversees and directs staff to manage and control the overall Capital construction of health care facilities program. Processes and manages contracts for professional engineering and architectural consulting services, construction, equipment and supplies.
4. Coordinates and develops medical facility construction projects, procedures and guidelines with other County departments and with outside agencies including cities in Alameda County, Federal Agencies, nonprofit organizations, and the Oakland Housing Authority.
5. Ensures that energy conservation measures and the County Green Building Ordinance are included in the design of projects; estimates project costs and payback periods, and return on investment.
6. Develops, monitors and reviews budgets, reports workload summaries.
7. Develops, revises and implements guidelines and work standards in conjunction with other managers and lead staff, and in coordination with policies and procedures of the GSA and the Technical Services Department.
8. Monitors, reviews and reports the status of applicable statutes, legislation and codes and their impact on the projects.
9. Coordinates the efforts of staff and consultants, and acts to resolve problems that may arise in handling complex projects.
10. Prepares and delivers presentations before the Board of Supervisors; meets and confers with Agency heads and County staff regarding the projects; represents the Agency on project matters in discussions/meetings with Federal, State, regional, local entities and the public; reports regularly to the Deputy Director, TSD on the status of projects.
11. Conducts hiring interviews; oversees training of new staff; evaluates performance and actively promotes staff development.



The equivalent of a four-year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, a Professional degree in Architecture, or in a field closely related to acute care medical facility design and construction. An advance degree in engineering or related health care field is preferred


The equivalent of ten years full-time experience in capital project design, construction and development, with primary responsibility for project management; five years of the experience must be in medical capital projects or similar complex area such as biotech facilities. Experience must include oversight of consultants work and supervision of other project managers, and experience with large complex capital projects; management of the OSHPD process highly desirable. Public sector experience is desired.

Completion of the Alameda County Management Academy “Management and Supervision Certificate Program” may substitute for six (6) months of the required qualifying experience.


Possession of an Architecture or Professional Engineering license in the State of California is desirable.


Possession of a valid California State Motor Vehicle Operator's license is required.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

• Principles and practices of project development, cost estimating and scheduling.
• Principles and techniques of building construction and renovation/modification.
• Building, electrical, and mechanical laws, codes, and standards.
• California licensed Acute Care facility design and development, including codes, practices and techniques of the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Design (OSHPD)
• Basic budgeting principles and practices.
• Construction project management and contract administration principles, methods, tools and techniques
• Alternate project delivery methods, including Design/Build.
• Green building concepts.

Ability to:

• Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of professional and para-professional staff.
• Develop and implement a variety of projects to meet County goals and objectives.
• Analyze, interpret and apply laws, rules, codes and regulations related to building construction projects.
• Research various proposals, evaluate alternatives and make recommendations within agreed upon guidelines.
• Prepare, negotiate and implement Architectural and Engineering services and construction contracts.
• Communicate orally and in writing.
• Supervise professionals and para-professionals.
• Coordinate with personnel at all organizational levels and make public presentations.
• Prepare clear and effective correspondence, reports and informational materials.

SG:po 4/10/07
Newspecs: 2219
CSC Date: 6/20/2007
RE:cs Revised 8/1/13
CSC Date: 8/21/13