This is a mid-management classification responsible for managing projects to an outcome within project scope and within both project budget and schedule, and for planning, organizing, reviewing, and evaluating staff assigned to the project management group and for instructing and assisting other City department staff in the management of projects.
Although not exhaustive, the list of projects types that will be managed include the following and are only illustrative: transportation system construction and improvement projects, facility construction and improvement projects, major studies projects, water system construction and improvement projects, sewer and wastewater treatment plant related construction and improvement projects and significant capital maintenance projects, and other projects having a defined scope with a specific budget requiring schedule and project-risk management. Performance of the work requires the use of considerable independence, initiative, and discretion within established guidelines.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in construction management, civil engineering, business administration, or related field, and four (4) years of experience in construction or project management with demonstrated experience in project management of public projects. Certification by the Project Management Institute is helpful, but not required, to demonstrate possession of the range of knowledge of project management techniques and methods being sought. Though not required, having a working knowledge of the principles and tools employed in continuous process improvement techniques such as LEAN/Six Sigma is preferred.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Class C California's driver's license.
The City of Tulare is an exceptional community of 60,000 situated in the Central San Joaquin Valley along Highway 99, just 45 miles south of Fresno and 60 miles north of Bakersfield. Its mid-state location benefits businesses needing same-day access to key California markets as well as residents seeking recreational opportunities in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east and the spectacular California coastline to the west.