TCI Special Projects Manager

City of San Antonio - San Antonio, TX4.0

Full-time
Under administrative direction, is responsible for managing and coordinating complex administrative projects or activities that require a high degree of specialized knowledge. Conducts research, provides data, makes recommendations, and implements solutions to achieve project goals and objectives. Exercises direct 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.

WORK LOCATION: Municipal Plaza Building, 114 W. Commerce

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Monitor and assist responsible Managers regarding the responsiveness of Transportation and Capital Improvements Divisions in the execution of street, storm water and traffic related service requests to ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met.

Plan, design and implement continuous improvements and business process efficiencies for Transportation and Capital Improvements department.

Manages and coordinates projects and activities between various divisions, City departments, public agencies, and/or private sector representatives.

Seeks and evaluates information from a variety of sources; provides specialized reports as requested by management.

Oversees coordination between divisions/departments throughout duration of projects.

Prepares and delivers presentations.

Coordinates and prepares reports and correspondence in response to requests for information from City Manager's Office and Mayor & Council Offices; may also prepare City Council agenda material such as ordinances, council memos, etc.

Suggests and implements management solutions to address new or ongoing
problems within department or division.

May assist in preparing and monitoring of annual departmental or divisional budget.

Serves as departmental/divisional representative at conferences and meetings.

May supervise, train, and evaluate staff.

Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. A Master's Degree is highly desirable.

Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in planning, business, finance, or a related field.
Two (2) years of supervisory experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience with construction and maintenance practices related to construction and maintenance activities.
Knowledge of construction material, specifications, and installation process.
Knowledge of street failures, distress identifications, and proper street applications.
Knowledge of extensive pavement engineering.

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 frequently lifting/carrying up to 5 pounds and occasional lifting/carrying up to 15 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 with occasional exposure to hazardous materials, bodily fluids, infectious diseases and unfavorable fumes, vapors and odors.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of administrative and management practices.

Knowledge of research techniques, methods, and procedures.

Knowledge of presentation requirements and methods.

Knowledge of accounting methods, practices, and procedures.

Knowledge of public administration practices and local government issues.

Skills utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.

Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Ability to prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.

Ability to interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.

Ability to implement policies and procedures.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, management and the general public.

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 #2018-01415
TCI SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER
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TCI Special Projects 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 increasingly responsible experience do you have in planning, business, or finance?
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 veteran or active member of the armed forces?
Yes
No
  • 4. Are you a current regular full time CoSA employee?
Yes
No
  • 5. How many years of supervisory experience do you have?
Less than one year
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years +
No experience
  • 6. How many years of continuous process improvement methodologies and tools do you have?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 7. Select any of the following training or certifications you have:
Six Sigma
Lean Six Sigma
Total Quality Management
None of the above
  • 8. How many years of extensive pavement engineering experience do you have?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 9. How many years of experience do you have working with construction material, specifications, and installation processes?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 10. How many years of experience do you have preparing and monitoring budgets?
Less than one year
1 -3 years
3-5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 11. How many years of experience do you have with street failures, distress Identifications, and proper street applications?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 12. How many years of experience do you have working with Infrastructure Management Programs?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 13. How many years of experience do you have working with Street Maintenance Programs & Operations?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 14. How many years of experience do you have participating in construction related meetings (including pre-bid and pre-construction)?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 15. Select any of the following Microsoft Office applications you have at least 5 years of experience with? (Select all that apply):
Word
Excel
Access
Powerpoint
Publisher
Visio
Outlook
None of the above
  • 16. 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
  • 17. Describe your experience with continuous process improvement analytical and evaluative methods and techniques (i.e. process mapping, data collection and analysis, providing recommendations, implementing solutions, controls, etc...).
  • 18. Describe your philosophy regarding continuous improvement and working with a team. Provide examples of how you motivate staff to adopt "change" and what you do to work with others in implementing "change".
  • Required Question