Program Manager III - Maintenance & Administration

City of Stockton

$7,015.91 - $9,008.56

Program Manager III is a management level position that assists with oversight and management of the maintenance and administration for the City’s Municipal Utilities Department. The selected candidate will work under the direction of the Assistant Director and be responsible for project coordination, budget preparation, and supporting workforce development and training, as well as preparation of City Council and committee agenda items. The work will be performed with a high degree of autonomy and executive decision making.  The Program Manager III acts as a business manager for the department to ensure effective and efficient process management and consistency in areas such as maintenance, asset management, purchasing, budget, and contract management. The work will include developing goals, work standards, and objectives. The position will also develop and prepare a variety of reports to support multiple program objectives. 

The ideal candidate will be an innovative, organized, detailed, solution oriented professional with strong analytical and project management skills. The candidate should have a technical background and demonstrate the ability to comprehend technical reports, proposals, and plans; and possess the interpersonal skills necessary to build relationships, communicate effectively, and lead staff and processes. It is preferred the candidate have experience working in maintenance, operations or engineering environments, but not required if the candidate demonstrates strong business management skills and the ability to expand their capabilities. The candidate will be expected to represent the department and City with the highest level of professionalism and ethical standards.

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business or public administration or a closely related field, or the field of the program to which assigned, AND four (4) years of experience managing or supervising highly visible programs or projects with major departmental or citywide impact. Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Final Filing Date: Candidates must submit a completed application and supplemental questionnaire along with a resume, cover letter, and proof of education by Thursday, September 26, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
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