See NOTE(S) below for future wage increases and/or additional compensation opportunities.
Project Officer I positions manage and coordinate all functions included in the design and construction of small to medium City construction projects from the design stage through completion of construction; assist in managing large, complex construction projects; may supervise support staff; and perform other duties as assigned.
- Employees in job classifications represented by Municipal Employees Association (MEA) are scheduled to receive the following general wage increases:
4% effective 7/1/24
2% effective 1/1/25
5% effective 7/1/25
5% effective 1/1/25 5% effective 1/1/26
- In addition to the scheduled general wage increases, the following special salary wage increase is also scheduled to take effect for Project Officer I:
- Eligible benefitted employees originally hired on or after July 10, 2021, will be automatically enrolled in the San Diego City Employees Retirement System (SDCERS).
- Project Officer I employees with valid State of California registration as a Professional Civil, Communication, Electrical, Mechanical, Structural or Traffic Engineer may be eligible for 15% additional pay.
You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed units = 120 semester/180 quarter).
EXPERIENCE: Three years of full-time commercial, industrial, governmental, park construction or large-scale residential construction project management experience. Qualifying experience must include BOTH of the following: Preparing and reviewing contract documents; and planning, coordinating, estimating, scheduling and inspecting construction projects.
- Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education lacked on a year-for-year basis. One year of full-time experience = 30 semester/45 quarter college-level units.
LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of hire.
- One year of full-time professional engineering, architectural, landscape architectural or plan review experience may be substituted for a MAXIMUM of one year of the required construction project management experience.
- City of San Diego employees using Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA) experience to qualify must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work performed, dates, and total number of qualifying OCA hours. OCA experience without the required documentation will NOT be considered.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION):
- Experience developing, maintaining, reviewing and explaining data models.
- Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ArcGIS and Information Technology (IT) systems.
- Project control and cost engineering experience using PRIMAVERA project scheduling software and Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling, and other tools.
- Program management experience including making strategic project implementation decisions to support and organization's broader goals and mission.
- Report writing experience using Business Intelligence solutions such as Oracle, Bl Publisher, Primavera Analytics and SAP Business Objects.
- Expert-level knowledge and experience with MS Excel including but not limited to, advanced features such as running queries, data analysis, data visualization, advanced formulas and macros.
- Advanced experience in business analytics and statistical analysis including but not limited to, trend and regression analysis, ANOVA testing, analysis of variance, hypothesis testing and forecasting.
- Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.
- Current Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate.
- Certified Energy Manager (CEM) or similar certification.
- AACE International certification.
- Professional registration certificates in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and/or Civil Engineering.
- Industrial energy efficiency, renewable energy and greenhouse gas mitigation project management experience.
- Demonstrated success in reducing energy costs and implementing sustainable energy alternatives.
- Experience analyzing energy rates and rate design structures.
- Native habitat mitigation construction project management experience.
Required documents should be attached electronically to your application. If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337; or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue - Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101. Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.
- Proof of degree/transcripts, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
- For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA), if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days). For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes applicable to this position, which may include the following: confirmation of citizenship or legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review and exam (which may include drug and alcohol testing); reference checks; and fingerprinting. Fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes, including a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All screening processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test result for alcohol, cannabis/marijuana, illegal drugs, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, or misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening or selection process, may constitute cause for disqualification or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an express or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Candidates must notify the Personnel Department of any change in their name, mailing address, email address, or phone number, otherwise they may miss employment opportunities.
Rev. 10 – January 19, 2024 (New Recruitment Date)