Project Manager

City of San Antonio - San Antonio, TX (30+ days ago)4.0


Under general direction, is responsible for planning, developing and implementing project efforts that utilize solutions for one or more small to medium-sized, moderately complex projects. May exercise functional supervision over assigned staff.

This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manages the design, development, and implementation of projects to include, but not limited to gathering and defining the project requirements; obtains staffing requirements; and forms projected teams.
Develops methods, procedures, and quality objectives including metrics for assessing progress; utilizes established project standards, procedures, and quality objectives.
Conducts project kickoff meetings; communicates individual roles and project expectations; ensures all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively.
Develops detailed project plans and schedules.
Provides work direction and leadership to assigned projects, including scheduling, assignment of work, and review of project efforts.
Monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential risk to project schedule; identifies ways to resolve schedule issues; keeps management current on any changes.
Assesses variances from the project plans; gathers metrics, and develops and implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost, and quality objectives.
Conducts formal quality assurance reviews with business sponsor during and upon project completion to confirm acceptance and satisfaction.
Provides the team with constructive feedback as it pertains to project performance.
Interviews, selects, supervises, develops,and if necessary, counsels personnel according to established COSA policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, project team members, and vendors.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Public or Business Administration, or a related field.

Two (2) years of project management experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Five (5) years' experience in managing infrastructure maintenance projects.
Five (5) years' supervisory experience.
Five (5) years' GIS and MS Access experience.
Five (5) years' experience managing Infrastructure Assets in a GIS environment or with Asset Management software.

APPLICANT INFORMATION:
If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.

Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.

Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 10 pounds; visual acuity, speech, and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques, and methodologies.
Knowledge of organization, administration, and personnel management.
Knowledge of principles of accounting.
Knowledge of principles of budget development and administration.
Skill in developing project plans and scope of work.
Skill in using personal computers and a variety of MS Office software applications.
Skill in tact and diplomacy.
Ability to estimate, plan, track, control costs and provide status reporting.
Ability to plan, execute, and control a project (establishing realistic estimates and reporting metrics).
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbal and written.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to assess and analyze project risks and exposures; identify options and alternatives, make decisions, and implement corrective actions.
Ability to lead a group to accomplish a common goal.
Ability to promote and build a team atmosphere, motivating team members.
Ability to prepare detailed technical reports and presentations.
Ability to plan and organize projects.

Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing, references, background checks, and credential verification, as required by the position. Depending on the position, selected applicants may be required to comply with any state and federal requirements for the position and may be subject to interval criminal background checks in accordance with relevant regulations.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.sanantonio.gov/HR/CareerCenter.aspx

Human Resources Department
San Antonio, TX 78205
210-207-8705

hrcustomerservice@sanantonio.gov
Position #2018-00923
PROJECT MANAGER
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Project Manager Supplemental Questionnaire

  • 1. What best describes your highest level of education?
Some High School
High School Diploma or GED recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency
30+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
60+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university
90+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
120+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university
PhD, JD, or other Post Graduate Degree from an accredited college or university
None of the above
  • 2. How many years of project management experience do you have?
Less than one year
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years
6 years
7 years
8 years
9 years
10 years
11 years
12 years
13 years
14 years
15 years +
No experience
  • 3. Are you a current regular full time CoSA employee?
Yes
No
  • 4. Do you have a valid Driver's License?
Yes
No
  • 5. How many years of experience do you have working with project delivery processes and requirements?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 6. How many years of experience do you have managing infrastructure maintenance projects?
Less than one year
1 - 3 year
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 7. How many years of experience do you have managing Infrastructure Assets in a GIS environment?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 8. Please rate your level of expertise managing Infrastructure Assets in a GIS environment:
Limited Experience
Beginners Experience
Intermediate
Advanced
No Experience
  • 9. How many years of experience do you have managing Infrastructure Assets using Asset Management software?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 10. Please rate your level of expertise managing Infrastructure Assets using Asset Management software:
Limited
Beginners Experience
Intermediate
Advanced
No Experience
  • 11. Please rate your level of expertise with GIS:
Limited Experience
Beginners Experience
Intermediate Experience
Advanced Experience
No Experience
  • 12. Please rate your level of expertise with Microsoft Access:
Limited Experience
Beginners Experience
Intermediate Experience
Advanced Experience
No Experience
  • 13. How many years of supervisory experience do you have?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 14. Please select any of the items in which you have experience:
Project Management
Recommending Process Improvements
Implementing Process Improvements
Best Practice Research
Survey Research
Compiling Reports
Small Group (10 people) Meeting Facilitation
Small Group (10 people) Presentations
None of the above
  • 15. I understand that this position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.
Yes
No
  • 16. What lessons have you learned from managing projects that exceeded project scope and budget?
  • Required Question