City of Tucson

ARCHITECT MANAGER (#2122)

$28.21-$50.14 Hourly / $58,676.80-$104,291.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 817


General Description

Manages the activities of section comprised of professional and technical personnel. Develops and implements capital planning and development projects, and manages the department's Capital Improvement Program.

Essential Functions

Exercises regular independent judgment while performing the following:

Regularly directs or supervises the work of at least two fulltime employees. Organizes and directs daily operations by performing administrative duties, overseeing the capital planning and development function and the department's five-year Capital Improvement Program.

Formulates and implements department's Strategic Service Plan and Capital Improvement Program activities to coordinate and synchronize with department's direction and goals. Implements and evaluates department policies, projects and programs.

Oversees the planning, implementation, direction, and management of all functions, policies, and resources of the section to achieve the strategic objectives of the department and the City in an efficient and effective manner.

Administers professional consultant and construction contractor contracts by overseeing the selection of firms and companies, writing contracts, negotiating fees, and reviewing contract management and contracted work in progress.

Oversees the planning, design, and construction of parks and recreation facilities to ensure projects are completed within budget, on schedule, of a high quality, and meet stakeholders' expectations.

Performs personnel management through personal interaction, meetings, assigning projects, providing supervisory support, and reviewing projects to monitor progress and reporting.

Ensures that section operations conform to local, state, and federal governmental regulations and other applicable rules and requirements.

Assists with implementing the department vision through section activities and leads the section to maximum employee productivity and morale through hiring, disciplining, evaluating employee performance, investigating and resolving grievances and other coordinating human resources actions.

Develops and administers the capital budget with staff assistance. Analyzes organization and community needs, analyzes trends, reviews statistics and opportunities, communicates to the department leadership of impending developments. Develops strategic partnerships and contacts with community representatives, external agencies, and other organizations to develop a sense of relevant issues and to respond as a representative of the City.

Implements the values of the organization through example and accountabilities.

Maintains technical or professional knowledge and registration through such means as attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, taking classes and participating in developmental activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 of required 5 years in a Lead or Supervisory capacity in experience involving capital planning and development, coordinating construction programs, and administering professional architectural project
design.

"Lead" is defined as leading at least 1 full-time FTE in a work unit. It does not include leading projects, departments, contractors, interns, etc.

"Supervisory" is defined as having supervised at least 1 full-time FTE.

Special Job Requirements

Registered as an Architect in the State of Arizona

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

None

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 14

Occupational Group Description: Architectural

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: Superintendent/Manager

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Incidental

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 2122; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;