LOCATION:STATEWIDE (San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, or San Diego)
JOB OPENING #4906
The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Senior Project Manager for the Project Management unit for the Facilities Services office. The Project Management unit is responsible for all new construction, major renovation, and facility modification projects for California's trial and appellate courts.
The Senior Project Manager is expected to manage multiple major capital projects of the largest size and complexity and related complex assignments. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for retaining and directing professional consultants and contractors and for directly managing and facilitating interactions among diverse internal and external team members. The Senior Project Manager is skilled in all technical and managerial aspects of planning, managing design, and delivering construction of major capital building projects.
The Judicial Council strives for work life balance and includes substantial vacation and holiday time. In addition, we offer an excellent benefits package including pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending, and retirement savings plans.
The successful candidate will report to one of our locations: San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, or San Diego.
Manage the pre-construction phase (planning and design) of multiple capital projects by utilizing specialized best project management principles to implement the policy and procedures of the Judicial Council:
Direct tasks and organize people/consultants necessary for the evolution and delivery of a building project;
Conduct regular meetings for oversight of project performance and progress;
Write progress reports, meeting notes, special issues report and other forms of communication;
Perform review of design and construction documents for conformance with the project program and the California Trial Court Facilities Standards.
Management and responsibility for specialized tasks during the construction phase of the capital projects by utilizing best project management principles to implement the policy and procedures of the Judicial Council:
Verify the construction progress by reviewing detailed construction schedules and monitor consultant team performance;
Visit construction site regularly for construction observation and attend frequent meetings such as Owner-Architect-Contractor meetings;
Coordinate transition from construction to ownership/occupancy through document submittal review, training schedule, and close communication with the Facilities Operations unit and Superior Courts;
Coordinate with JC inspection team and authorities having jurisdiction.
Financial project management responsibility to keep project costs in line with authorized project budgets.
Manage external project, construction management, design and construction consultants:
Oversee the work progress of consultants through required submittals and frequent meetings;
Review and approve invoices and pay applications for compliance with the contract and scope services.
Communication and Coordination with internal and external stakeholders.
Participate in the development of policy and procedures, standards and evaluation tools for planning, design and construction.
Attends monthly staff meetings; training for professional development; Judicial Council training as required; participates in local, regional or national professional conferences, speaks about courthouse topics.
HOW TO APPLY
To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2019. The Judicial Council of California requires the submission of our official application (fully completed), resume, and answer to supplemental question to be considered for the job.
To complete an online application go to job opening #4906 at https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm
The Judicial Council provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities who request such accommodation. Reasonable accommodation needs should be requested through Human Resources at (415) 865-4260.
PAY & BENEFITS
Monthly Salary Range: $9,757 - $12,211/month
Some highlights of our benefits package include:
Health/Dental/Vision benefits program
13 paid holidays per calendar year
Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave
1 personal holiday per year
$130 transit pass subsidy per month
CalPERS Retirement Plan
401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans
Employee Assistance Program
Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
Long Term Disability Program (employee paid/optional)
Group Legal Plan (employee paid/optional)
The Judicial Council of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To better assess the qualifications of each applicant, please provide a response to the following questions:
Do you have a current valid California driver's license?
Please provide your preferred reporting location: San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, or San Diego.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in architecture, building engineering or construction management and five (5) years of construction/project management experience and ability to travel. Additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Two years as a Project Manager with the Judicial Council of California or two years of experience performing the duties of a class comparable in the level of responsibility to that of a Project Manager in a California Superior Court or California state-level government entity.
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATIONS
Architect, Professional Engineer, or Certified Construction Manager.
Certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), as assigned.
Valid driver’s license
Please Note: If you are selected for hire, verification of employment eligibility or authorization to work in the United States will be required.
Internal Number: JO#4906
About Judicial Council of California
The Judicial Council of California is the policymaking body for California's judicial branch, the largest court system in the United States. The 28-member body is responsible for improving the statewide administration of justice in the California courts. Under the leadership of the Chief Justice and in accordance with the California Constitution, the Judicial Council: * Establishes direction and set priorities for the continual improvement of the court system; * Promulgates rules of court administration, practice, and procedure; * Sponsors and takes positions on legislation that affects the California judicial system; * Allocates the judicial branch budget; and * Responds to legislative mandates.