Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0823

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Planning & Development Div., Project Devel. Branch,
Park Authority

Job # 13-0823

$73,825 to $98,433  (Grade S31)

Directs, manages and supervises a team of engineers, architects, project managers and landscape architects responsible for developing new park facilities and implementing the capital maintenance program. Projects assigned to the branch are managed utilizing a Life Cycle project management model (scope, design, permit, bid and construct) that maintains a single point of contact for the project duration. Directs and oversees the procurement of professional services and construction services to ensure conformance with the Fairfax County Purchasing Resolution and agency policies. Directs and oversees the administration of professional service contracts and construction contracts to ensure conformance with county policies and standard operating procedures established by the division. Coordinates and resolves project conflicts with senior management, Park Authority Board members and other county agencies. Informs senior management and the Park Authority Board of project status, and advises them of technical issues affecting projects. Prepares and reviews the program budgets for the park bond and capital maintenance programs. Supervises branch staff and monitors assigned projects to ensure projects are completed within budget and on schedule. Assists in the development of division operating procedures, work plans, objectives and goals.



Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in urban/regional planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, public or business administration or a related field; plus six years of progressively responsible experience in or affiliated with land planning and/or redevelopment.



Valid driver's license. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.



Advanced degree in civil engineering or related discipline. Possession of a valid Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) license. Certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Supervisory experience, and ability to work collaboratively with project teams. Extensive experience bidding and administering construction contracts. Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems and CADD applications used in the preparation of design and construction documents for capital projects.



Panel interview.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

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Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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