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Facilities Construction Division Manager #2312-253000-01

Date Opened
Friday, December 29, 2023 8:00 AM
Close Date
Sunday, February 25, 2024 11:59 PM
General Services
  • $113,162 - $157,169 Commensurate With Experience


The goal of the City of Charlotte’s General Services Department is to guide agencies through innovative and efficient deployment of resources to meet their missions and fulfill the needs of the City in a rapidly evolving and complex environment.  The Department will design and deliver expanded, shared services across departments and for the City of Charlotte to improve performance and save taxpayer money.  General Services consists of capital project management, fleet services, procurement, environmental services, property management, and other support services.


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 15th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 897,000 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.




The City of Charlotte is seeking a Facilities Construction Division Manager within the Department of General Services.  The selected candidate will manage a division of project managers, senior project managers and program managers responsible for managing the planning, design, and construction of municipal buildings and structures.  The Division Manager is expected to provide senior management and high-level policy and strategic direction to the workgroup. The Division Manager is also a member of the Department’s Leadership Team, expected to contribute to the successful management of the Department and the City.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide vision and direction to the City in the planning, design, construction, and renovation of City-owned facilities
  • Manage and motivate a group of professional engineers to provide effective, reliable, responsive, and innovative service to the future and current users of the facilities
  • Oversee Capital Improvement Project budgets 
  • Prepare, monitor and meet project budgets, schedules and quality
  • Guide staff to make decisions which reflect the best interest of the citizens of Charlotte, ensuring that City facilities will be highly functional, energy-efficient, easily maintained, and cost-effective platforms for the provision of City services  
  • Ensures projects must meet the goals in the City’s Policy for Sustainable Facilities and the Strategic Energy Action Plan
  • Oversee the design, geotechnical, construction, inspection, and commissioning of contracts for a wide range of facilities including the Discovery Place Science Museum, Charlotte Convention Center, Spectrum (Charlotte Hornets) Arena, and the NASCAR Hall of Fame
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Excellent customer service, collaboration, conflict management, interpersonal communication, and process improvement skills are essential
  • Ability to analyze complex administrative, operational and policy issues and make sound recommendations for resolution and effectively implement
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City executives, City Council and other public officials, business and community leaders and the general public
  • Finance and business acumen in developing capital budgets, procurement processes, contracting and financial analysis  
  • Computer skills at the intermediate level proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Products (Word, Excel, Access) 
  • Competencies and skills leading to success include being proactive, a strong communicator, responsive, approachable and comfortable managing conflict
  • Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced/high-pressure environment
  • Successful candidate must have a valid driver's license and ability to receive and maintain a City Driving Permit

Preferred Qualification

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or American Institute of Architects (AIA). 
  • Progressively responsible leadership and organizational experience in program administration with a demonstrated ability to effectively direct and guide teamwork effort.
  • LEED or Green Globes accreditation preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a four-year degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or a related field with seven (7) years of experience or a graduate degree in public administration, business administration or related with at least five (5) years of related experience.

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

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The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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