DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves the oversight of the development and implementation of capital and other projects with respect to the needs of County departments, such as the Department of Highways & Facilities, Purchasing & Central Services, etc. This includes creating project schedules and ensuring that strict deadlines are met, the coordination of the planning, ordering, installation, and management of County facility and road projects with multimillion-dollar budgets involving federal, state, and county monies. The Chief Project Manager coordinates the dissemination of project information internally among County departments, and the communication between divisions involved in each project. Considerable contact and interaction with department heads, county personnel, various municipal agencies, outside contractors, vendors, and consultants, etc. are involved. Work is performed under general direction of the Commissioner of Highways and Facilities and other high-level County officials. Supervision is exercised over Project Managers and subordinate project staff. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Comprehensive knowledge of County facilities and department functions and responsibilities; thorough knowledge of fiscal record keeping and accounts related to capital and related projects; good knowledge of record keeping procedures for capital and related projects from conception to completion; good knowledge of municipal boundaries and municipal agencies at the local level; ability to direct and supervise the work of others; ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with County personnel, municipal agency leaders, Project Managers and the general public; initiative; tact and courtesy; a high degree of accuracy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.