$125,000 - $135,000 yearly
County of San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
The Department of Public Works (DPW) of the County of San Diego is seeking applications and résumés from qualified individuals for Airports Director (LUEG Program Manager). The selected candidate will provide executive level leadership and oversight of eight (8) County airports. The selected candidate will also provide briefings and presentations to representatives of the County Board of Supervisors, Chief Administrative Officer, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, and executives of outside agencies and private entities; provide direct supervision over Airport Managers; and perform grant administration duties.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will possess a professional history that demonstrates the following leadership competencies and attributes:
• Proven experience with an airport (general aviation, commercial aviation, or military airport or airbase) in providing executive level management and oversight over all major airport operations
• Management or supervisory experience over at least five to ten operational managers and supervisors within an airport
• Strong knowledge and experience in FAA regulations and related laws, codes, and ordinances
• Thorough knowledge of FAA grant administration and management
• Knowledge of general budget and financial management concepts, such as full cost recovery processes
• Knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices of policy and procedure development and implementation
• Ability to represent DPW and the County at the local, state and national level collaborating with representatives from various agencies demonstrating organizational and political awareness of sensitive issues
• Ability to stimulate and actively initiate change in the organization while carefully considering implications and impact of decisions across time and on others
• Ability to build, lead, and motivate high-performance teams to be accountable; support multiple, concurrent, and complex projects; and reach challenging goals
In addition, it is highly desirable for the ideal candidate to possess a valid pilot’s license and an AAAE Certification.
To operate and maintain, safely, efficiently, and cost effectively, the eight County airports, airstrips, and airpark, as part of the National Air Transportation System, in conformance with Federal, State, and local rules, regulations, and ordinances, and without cost to the County General Fund.
The County of San Diego Department of Public Works (DPW) serves the unincorporated county by maintaining roads, sidewalks, and bridges; providing wastewater and other environmental management services; keeping road drainage systems and flood control channels clear; operating traffic signals and streetlights; managing eight airports; maintaining closed landfills and burn sites, and inspecting private developer construction sites and permits work performed in the county’s right-of-way.
The County’s Airports is assigned to the Transportation Division of DPW. The County operates the following eight airports:
• Aqua Caliente
• Borrego Valley
• Fallbrook Airpark
• Gillespie Field
• Jacumba Airport
• McClelland-Palomar Airport
• Ocotillo Airport
• Ramona Airport
Applicants must possess the following:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or certified foreign studies equivalency AND five years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification which must include at least two years (2) of management or supervision; OR a combination of experience and/or education as stated above.
Notes: A master's degree or higher degree may substitute for a total of one year of experience and cannot be applied to the required one year of supervision. Qualifying experience will include CAO Staff Officer or Project Manager experience that involves leading projects.
SALARY & BENEFITS
The anticipated hiring range is $125,000 – $135,000 annually.
• Fifteen days of paid vacation, thirteen days of paid sick leave, and thirteen paid holidays
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
• Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and Accidental Death/Dismemberment Insurance
• Flexible Management Benefit Package – a monthly credit may be used to select benefits from a group of options
• Defined benefit retirement program
• Reciprocity with other governmental retirement systems may be granted; for further information, visit the website for the San Diego County Employees Retirement System
• Deferred Compensation Program 457 and 401(a) plans
• May be eligible for relocation allowance up to $10,000
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$71,323 - $87,588 yearly
County of San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for Land Use/Environmental Planner II - Land Use Environmental Option. The eligibility list will be used to fill an immediate vacancy with the Advance Planning Division of Planning & Development Services (PDS), as well as other vacancies that may occur in other PDS divisions.
Planning & Development Services
Planning & Development Services (PDS) is responsible for recommending how and where our communities will grow through programs such as the County's General Plan and community plans. PDS reviews development applications in the unincorporated County to ensure they are properly designed and safely constructed. Other services include code compliance to ensure public health and safety, as well as hosting the County's sustainability efforts. PDS has six divisions: Advance Planning, Building Services, Code Compliance, Land Development, Project Planning, and Support Services. For additional information on this department, please click here.
The selected candidate(s) for Land Use/Environmental Planner II assigned to PDS' Advance Planning Division will contribute independently to a wide variety of long-range planning efforts of moderate complexity. These projects may include updates to the General Plan or Community Plans, ordinance or regulations updates, Climate Action Plan implementation, preparation and implementation of county-wide conservation plans, facilitation of public engagement meetings, preparation of graphics and other public outreach materials, or other special long-range planning projects.
Ideal Candidate Profile
The ideal candidate for Land Use/Environmental Planner II will possess the following experience, attributes, and traits:
Demonstrate proven professional-level experience as a land use or environmental planner including updating General Plans and Community Plans, updating ordinances or regulations, implementing Climate Action Plans, preparing agency-wide conservation plans, and handle special long-range planning projects
• Demonstrate experience and competency in facilitating public engagement meetings
• Demonstrate experience and competency in preparing graphic displays and other public outreach materials; tech-savvy
• Demonstrate a strong willingness to continually learn and grow professionally
• Maintain a professional perspective and objective demeanor when positive or difficult situations occur
• Review and handle complex projects involving several functional groups
• Communicate effectively in verbal and written form; strong presentation skills; and a good listener
• Demonstrate good interpersonal and teamwork skills, including building relationships and collaborating with others in order to keep projects moving in a positive direction
• Learn and understand the perspectives of others, and embrace diversity and inclusiveness
If you believe that you possess these qualities, then PDS would be an ideal place for your talent and career growth. PDS has a great culture that values collaboration and teamwork.
1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in city and regional planning, urban planning, aviation management, landscape architecture, geography, archaeology, biology with a concentration in wildlife and/or botany; geology, or any one of the following life and physical sciences, geography with a concentration in conservation of environmental quality, natural resources or physical geography, ecology; zoology; engineering with an emphasis in acoustics or environmental management, environmental science or a related field, AND two (2) years of progressively responsible professional level experience performing environmental analysis, planning, research, data analysis, and computations, and preparing and presenting reports and graphics as it relates to land use/environmental planning. Experience must be at the level equivalent to a Land Use/Environmental Planner I within the County of San Diego; OR,
2. A master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign equivalency, in one of the fields stated above, AND one (1) year of progressively responsible professional-level experience as described above; OR,
3. One (1) year of experience as a Land Use/Environmental Planner I with the County of San Diego
Qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications.
Please ensure all information is complete and accurate, as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
Under California Government Code Sections 3100 - 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers. The term "public employees" includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.
The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority.
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