Construction Manager Job at Mill Valley, Marin County, California

Construction Manager

City of Mill Valley , California

Job Information 


Public Works

Senior Level


$7,627.00 - $10,224.00 Monthly

Application Deadline 


05/19/2021 05:00 PM PDT

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


Deadline: May 19, 2021 
Salary: $7,627 - $10,224 / Month

Under direction of the Director of Public Works, or designee, the Construction Manager plays a vital role in moving capital improvement, maintenance, right of way encroachment, and other public works projects forward through management and supervision of construction activities from planning stages to final closeout. Examples of duties and assignments include:

  • Oversee and review assigned projects from inception to completion.
  • Review drawings, maps, plans, and specifications for constructability during planning and design, and workmanship for conformance with contract documents during implementation.
  • Review and process project construction submittals, including but not limited to proposed schedules, cost items, materials, traffic control plans, stormwater protection and safety compliance plans, etc.
  • Inspect a variety of public works projects, such as roadway paving, sidewalks, driveways, sewer facilities, underground infrastructure, earthwork, streetlights, stormwater systems, and other facilities.
  • Prepare progress reports and change orders; recommend field changes and negotiate contract change orders as applicable.
  • Conduct construction meeting with contractors, public agencies, utilities, the general public; answer citizen inquiries and perform public outreach as necessary.

This is a temporary, term-limited full-time position. The initial term will be for 1-year, with a likelihood that it may be extended for an additional year. The incumbent will also provide services, within the scope of the job classification, to the City of Larkspur through a shared-services agreement.

Please remember to upload your resume and cover letter as an attachment (in addition to completing the CalOpps application). 

Job PDF: 

PDF icon Construction Manager - Established April 2021 - FINAL.pdf

Additional Job PDF: 

PDF icon Job Announcement - Construction Manager Final.pdf

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience performing construction management, inspection, engineering field work, surveying or materials testing on public capital improvement projects, development of right of way improvements and/or encroachment permit work. A high school diploma (or equivalent) is required and a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for four (4) years of required experience. Desired certifications include Qualified SWPP Practitioner and/or Qualified SWPP Developer and/or registration as a California Professional Engineer.


  • Health Insurance – The City offers a Kaiser Health Plan and the Western Health Advantage HMO (City pays the cost of premiums up to the equivalent  of the Kaiser Family Plan).
  • Dental Insurance – The City pays the full cost of coverage with Delta Dental Plan.
  • Leave – The City offers generous vacation, sick, administrative, and holiday leave.
  • Retirement – The City contracts with CalPERS for retirement benefits and also provides an RHSA (1% mandatory employee contribution)
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Other – the City pays the premiums for a $50,000 life insurance plan, as well as Long-Term Disability insurance. Other benefits include free/discounted use of City recreational facilities and programs.

Special Instructions

The City of Mill Valley utilizes to accept and process employment applications.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the City's official application form, but should accompany the application. All applications and resumes will be reviewed to select those applicants whose qualifications appear to most closely match the requirements of the position. A limited number of qualified applicants may be invited to participate in the subsequent phase(s) of the recruitment process, which may include one or more of the following: written examination, performance examination, assessment exercises, oral interviews, and complete background checks. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement in the selection process.

Paper applications may be obtained from the City of Mill Valley at City Hall, 26 Corte Madera Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941 or by calling (415) 388-4033 x4835.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 


Contact email:



26 Corte Madera Avenue

Mill Valley, CA 94941