5502 Project Manager 1

Recruitment #PEX-5502-097908

Introduction


The following information describes the civil service classification for which applications are being solicited.
Make sure you read the entire announcement before completing the application form.

The purpose of this announcement is to fill a vacant position in this classification.

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH DECEMBER 20, 2019 AT 5:00PM. 

Division: Transit
Section/Unit: Program Delivery and Support, Transit Technology
Work Location: 1455 Market Street, 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 5:30PM

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Exempt, Full Time not to exceed three (3) years – This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under the general direction of the Deputy Director of Project Delivery and Support, the Project Manager plans, organizes, directs and controls the development of capital projects for inclusion in the Capital Improvement Plan for the Transit Divisions’ three Capital Improvement Programs: Fleet, Fixed Guideway, and Transit Optimization. Leading the Transit Capital Planning team, the Project Manager prepares and monitors project budgets, manages requests for funding, oversees the coordination of multi-disciplinary technical staff across organizational boundaries including but not limited to operations support teams, financial analysts, planning staff, and consultants. 

The Project Manager is responsible for building consensus within the Transit Division and across the agency for the prioritization of capital projects. The Project Manager also works extensively with public and private partners, (Public Works, Public Utilities, BART, etc.) to fund and resource projects by managing the planning for and establishment of MOUs. The project manager also provides material support to individual projects within the project portfolio on an as-needed basis. 

EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Develops targeted capital plans (Fleet Plan, Cable Car Plan, Traction Power Plan).
  • Maintains capital program budgets for Transit Optimization, Fixed Guideway and Fleet capital projects to ensure that projects are delivered in a cost-effective and timely manner.
  • Prepares and oversees Transit Fixed Guideway and Fleet Program items for the Transportation Capital Committee, the SFMTA Board, and other oversight committees.
  • Represents Transit Division at Transportation Capital Committee meetings.
  • Leads Transit Division engagement in two-year Capital Budget and five-year Capital Improvement Plan updates.
  • Coordinates development, planning, and programming of capital projects with other agencies such as BART, Department of Public Works, and Public Utilities Commission.
  • Is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate charging of transit operations support to appropriate capital projects.
  • Serves as a liaison to policymakers and other city and SFMTA departments.
  • Provides Project Management support to the Cable Car Vehicle Overhaul project, the Facilities Equipment Procurement project, and other projects of this nature.
  • Plans, monitors, evaluates, and supervises the progress of projects as needed.Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, engineering, planning, or landscape architecture; plus four (4) years of responsible architectural, engineering or construction management experience; OR
2. A Bachelor’s Degree in another field plus six (6) years of responsible experience in a field directly related to the project; OR
3. Eight (8) years of architectural, engineering, or construction management experience in a field directly related to the project; OR
4. California registration as professional engineer or architect.

Notes:

1. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

2. One year full-time experience is equivalent to 2000 hours. (2000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40-hour work week.). Any overtime hours that you work above forty (40) hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time experience.

 DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify candidates advancing to the interview process and/or to identify job finalist(s) at the end of the selection process when referred for hiring. 

  • Knowledge of transportation grants and their requirements, including those administered by Caltrans, Federal Transit Administration, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority.
  • Experience developing and implementing strategic plans.
  • Understanding of long-range modeling and experience applying this data to planning activities.
  • Understanding of subway service operations, bus and rail yard logistics and operations.
  • Experience planning, resourcing, and executing revenue fleet-based installations. 
  • Administrative experience, experience developing and executing staffing and organizational plans.
  • Knowledge of application and limitations of Federal, State, and Local transportation funding sources.
  • Experience managing budgets, project programming, and reporting with EcoSys.
  • Experience monitoring project budgets with F$P.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse workforce.

HOW TO APPLY:

City and County of San Francisco employment applications for this position will be accepted through an on-line process only.  A resume and cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications must be attached to the online application.  Mailed, hand delivered or faxed applications will not be accepted. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to begin the application process. 

• Click and select 5502 Project Manager I (PEX-5502-097908)

• Click on “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information

• Click on “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or on “I have REGISTERED PREVIOUSLY”

• Follow instructions given on the screen.

 To submit resume using the online application:

• Select the “Resume” tab in the online application

• Follow instructions given on screen

 To submit cover letter using the online application:

• Select the “Other” tab in the online application

• Choose “Upload” as your method of submittal

• Click on “Upload Attachment”

• Follow instructions given on screen

If you are having trouble attaching your resume and cover letter to the online application, you may submit by fax to 415.581.5120, ATTN: 5502 Project Manager I (PEX-5502-097908). Resume will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application.

Computer kiosks are available for the public from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to file online applications in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco and in the lobby of SFMTA Human Resources office, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 6th Floor, San Francisco. 

Applicants may be contacted by e-mail.  It is their responsibility to ensure that their registered e-mail address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses: (@sfgov.org, @sfmta.com).

Upon successful submittal of the application online, the applicant will receive a notification on the screen, as well as in the applicant’s e-mail inbox, acknowledging the receipt of the application.

If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, please contact us at 415.701.4435 between 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or by e-mail at yvonne.lee2@sfmta.com. 

VERIFICATION:

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying experience and education at any point in the application and/or departmental selection process. Written verification (proof) of qualifying experience must verify that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications stated on the announcement. Written verification must be submitted on employer’s official letterhead, specifying name of employee, dates of employment, types of employment (part-time/full-time), job title(s), description of duties performed, and the verification must be signed by the employer. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which they are appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Commission Rules. Experience claimed in self-employment must be supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to the minimum qualifications of the position. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupations and total earnings must be submitted. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456. 

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

SELECTION PROCEDURES:

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Agency will be invited to participate in the selection process.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview.

Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must contact the Agency by phone at 415.701.4435 or, if hearing impaired at 415. 701.5043 (TTY) or in writing to the SFMTA Human Resources, Operations Section, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 (specify Class 5502 Project Manager I - Transit Division).

NOTES:

Applicants are responsible for updating their email address or mailing address. Contact Information must be updated online at http://www.jobaps.com/sf by clicking on “Update My Contact Info” and logging into your account.  If updating contact information online, applicants must contact the analyst at 415.701.4435 immediately to inform them of the change. Failure to do so may result in the loss of eligibility.

Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes. Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications. 

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures

Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents:

Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work:

All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Requests: 

Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: 
http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#applicantswithdisabilities
Employee Wellness Program

The SFMTA strives to be your employer of choice by providing an environment that supports your personal health & wellbeing with physical, nutritional, mental/emotional and financial resources.

Since 2010 the SFMTA has been providing worksite wellness activities, as well as providing recognition opportunities to those individuals who successfully achieve personal milestones in wellness.

For more details on the Wellness Program, please visit Employee Wellness Program Description page.

MINORITIES, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Conviction History

As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 


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