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PROJECT MANAGER (DWO)

at City of Houston

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2552795
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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

POSITION OVERVIEW


Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

PN# 21813: PROJECT MANAGER

Department: Houston Public Works
Division: Houston Water 
Service Line: Drinking Water Operations 
Reporting Location: 611 Walker 21st Floor, Houston, Texas 

Workdays & Hours: M - F, Mon - Fri, 7:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.*
*Subject to change*

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Oversee and perform functions in the environmental program compliance, safety and technical support group. As the Safety Liaison for Drinking Water Operations, develop, implement and update policies, standard operating procedures, guidelines and written plans. Conduct facility process hazard analysis and safety related inspections. Coordinate, plan and conduct environmental program and safety related meetings and training sessions. Ensures program specific training is provided for employees. Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization to manage projects and programs. Oversee and manage service contracts. Analyze data and prepare reports for management. Integrate department policies, procedures, and programs with the city-wide efforts. Applicant must be energetic, engaged, disciplined, organized, and a creative problem-solver with the ability to demonstrate strong leadership and process improvement skills. Successful candidate will analyze data, coordinate, develop and implement training programs, oversee safety committee activities, review environmental plans and programs to ensure compliance with applicable rules, regulations and standards.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
The position requires stooping, bending and/or lifting of items of up to 30 pounds with occasional periods of walking on rough surfaces. There are occasional discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions. The position may involve occasional exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions.

This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management Position at the Tier 2 Level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Physical Sciences or a closely related field.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Four years of experience in building management, construction, construction inspection, design, geo-technical, environmental or a closely related field are required.

Directly related professional experience may be substituted for education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Requires a valid Texas Driver's License and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2).

PREFERENCES

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in project management, training, regulatory compliance, safety and environmental programs.

**Preference shall also be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
However, the department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITIONYes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Pay Grade 24

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.   
 
To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-393-6020.
 
If you need special services or accommodations, please call 832.393.6020. (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call  855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, with specific instructions, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required.
 
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.