$96,470.40 - $122,137.60 Annually
12/07/2020 11:59 PM PST
Associate Architect/Structure Designer - Public Works - (2001089)
About the Department
The Department of Public Works is responsible for delivering capital improvement projects for a wide variety of City facilities and infrastructure, maintaining City facilities and fleet assets, facilitating, and regulating development activities, and providing animal care and services.
The department is committed to high-quality service, collaborating with the community, and providing an excellent environment in which to work. We strive to constantly demonstrate the City values of Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, and Celebration, and seek employees who do the same.
About the Division:
The City Facilities Architectural Services Division of the Public Works Department manages the delivery of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Projects, relating to public infrastructure and facilities, such as parks, trails, community centers, libraries, fire stations, police facilities, and many other City-owned facilities for the residents of San Jose.
The Division consists of approximately 40 professional project managers, which include Architects, Landscape Architects, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Structural Engineers whose primary responsibility is to achieve project goals and objectives through resource management, facilitating project solutions, and coordination with internal/external stakeholders or agencies.
Positions & Duties
The City Facilities Architectural Services (CFAS) Division of the Department of Public Works is currently seeking to fill multiple Associate Architect positions. Professional licensing is desirable but not required (premium pay of 1.5% is available for licensed employees). Under the direction of a Senior Architect, the Associate Architect manages projects and is responsible and accountable for the effective and efficient project management of CIP Projects through all phases of the project. This position will act as the single point of contact for project coordination including design, scope of work, cost estimating, contract administration, budgets, and schedules.
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Associate Architect classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.
The Associate Architect project management duties include, but are not limited to:
The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills and a strong work ethic. The position requires excellent judgment, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate must have extensive experience in the delivery of capital improvement projects.
The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include:
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to:
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Dept. of Labor.
The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application, resume, cover letter, and answers to the job-specific questions. You must answer all job-specific questions and complete the Education/Work History section of the application in order to be considered for this vacancy. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews - one of which may include a practical/writing exercise.
In the form of a Cover Letter, briefly describe how your education and experience makes you the best candidate for this position. The cover letter should be no more than two pages in length (single spaced and at least 10-pt font). This response will also be used to evaluate the candidates' writing skills. Attach the cover letter and a current resume to the application or it will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Please be sure to include in the cover letter your experience in the following areas:
Please note that applications are currently not accepted through CalOpps or any other third party job board application system. To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers.
If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact April Hanson by email at April.Hanson@sanjoseca.gov
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The application deadline is 11:59 PM on Monday, November 30, 2019. Please allow adequate time to complete the application and submit before the deadline or the system may not save your application.If your online application was successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic confirmation email to the email address you provided. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE CONFIRMATION, please email CityCareers@sanjoseca.gov and we will research the status of your application. Please contact Human Resources at (408) 535-1285, or Human.Resources@sanjoseca.gov if you have any questions.
Job: Engineering Architectural
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Job Posting: Nov 6, 2020, 4:36:58 PM
Minimum Salary: 96,470.40
Maximum Salary: 122,137.60
Bargaining Unit 1: Association of Engineers and Architects
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