POSITION: DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER, BRIDGE DIVISION
Position is located in San Francisco,
SALARY RANGE: $178,068.80
- $215,196.80 annually plus excellent benefits
Employee pays up to 7% of
salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan
DATE POSTED: Monday,
April 17, 2017
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
Review Date of Applications: May 8, 2017
OPEN TO: All qualified candidates
OPENINGS: 1 vacancy and to create an Eligibility List
The Deputy General Manager,
Bridge Division plans, organizes, and directs all activities of the Bridge
Division, and provides vision, leadership and executive level management to
promote efficiency and innovation in all aspects of bridge operation and
maintenance and performs all duties and responsibilities subject to executive
approval by the General Manager and within the limits of Board policy. The Deputy General Manager, Bridge Division
exercises the maximum degree of independence, initiative and judgment in
developing, coordinating, and executing policies, programs, methods, and
procedures related to carrying out these responsibilities. Responsibilities include planning and
execution of structural maintenance, facility and equipment maintenance,
security, toll collection, traffic operations and emergency response activities.
This position manages a diverse workforce of 200+ employees in a
complex 24/7 operating environment; develops and administers combined operating
and capital budgets in excess of $76 million annually, recruits, hires, develops
and provides ongoing support to a top performing senior management team; negotiates
and administers complex labor agreements with 14 unions and/or bargaining units;
serves as a member of the agency’s Executive Team; represents the agency in the
media and in high profile public forums;
and liaisons with elected officials and governmental agencies and bodies. This individual must have the ability to
negotiate effectively, resolve conflict, and inspire others to achieve the
vision of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. The
Deputy General Manager, Bridge Division collaborates extensively with the
General Manager, District Board of Directors, Officers, Deputy General Managers
for the Bus Transit Division, Ferry Division, the Administration and
Development Division and with various department managers to formulate and
implement strategic objectives to successfully execute the District’s mission.
In the absence of the General Manager, the Deputy General Manager, Bridge
Division may be appointed to act on his/her behalf.
§ Bachelor's degree
with major coursework in Engineering, Business, Public Administration or
§ Ten (10) years of
full time position-related senior management and executive level experience
which includes a wide range of craft/trade activities, labor relations, media
and public relations, heavy maintenance practices, traffic operations, public
administration and organizational management.
REQUIRED LICENSE (S):
Must possess and
maintain a current, valid California driver's license and satisfactory driving
vehicles on a regular basis.
organizes and directs the administration, operations and maintenance activities
of the Bridge Division.
a leading role in the Golden Gate Bridge Security Coalition and coordinates
bridge security issues with law enforcement, fire, EMS and homeland security
and presents written and oral reports and analysis on a wide variety of highly
complex. issues having current and future District-wide impact.
as liaison between the Board of Directors, its committees and the Bridge
Division on bridge policy, programs and related matters, and prepares detailed
reports and recommendations for agenda items for presentation at Board and
Bridge Division’s operating budget for presentation to the General Manager and
Board of Directors, and recommends appropriate staffing levels and purchase of
necessary equipment, materials and supplies.
directly in labor negotiations, labor relations, and labor contract
final step grievance, appeal hearings and renders final decisions to labor
cases and/or disputes.
Bridge Division maintenance and procurement contracts and enforces appropriate
performance and warranty provisions.
as a member of the District’s Executive Management Team (E-Team).
and provides staff development opportunities to assigned departments.
and implements methods to bring about economic utilization of personnel and
equipment while providing maximum service, and oversees the development of
reports as required to monitor costs and efficiently run bridge operations.
and implements maintenance programs and projects, and prepares and/or
coordinates preparation of cost estimates.
with the District Engineer concerning bridge-related repair, construction and
the District's attorney when requested regarding litigation and claims
resulting from traffic and other accidents on the bridge and its approaches,
and on other legal issues.
approves and issues permits for routine and controversial or non-routine
special events and expressive activities on the bridge and surrounding
high-level personal contact with press and media, law enforcement, agency
personnel, civic groups, members of boards and commissions to discuss and
resolve problems, and with representatives of union organizations to negotiate
agreements and settle labor disputes.
the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District in professional and
industry associations such as AASHTO, IBTTA and others.
be appointed by the General Manager to act on his/her behalf.
that appropriate safety and health policies, procedures and programs are
effectively implemented, that adequate resources and priority are assigned to
correcting hazardous conditions, and that applicable safety program activities
are carried out.
and reliable attendance is a requirement of this position.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS:
§ Principles, policies, and practices of
management and administration, policy development and implementation, budget
administration, supervision, training, employee and organizational development,
leadership, team building, motivation and conflict resolution, business report
writing, and modern office systems and business software.
§ Federal, state, and local regulations and how
they apply to areas of responsibility.
§ Bridge and
facility maintenance practices, principles of traffic management and roadway
§ Security and
emergency response practices.
§ District policies, programs, procedures, and
labor agreements provisions (MOU).
§ Labor relations techniques and negotiations.
in or Ability to:
§ Demonstrate business acumen, integrity, and
§ Interact tactfully and persuasively with
others in controversial situations.
§ Maintain effective professional relationships
at all organizational levels, with Board of Directors, District Officers,
managers, and with other agencies.
§ Reason logically and creatively as well as
utilize a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex and specialized
§ Plan, prepare, review, and present clear and
concise findings and reports to Boards of Directors, District Officers,
managers, staff, and the public.
§ Collect, synthesize, and analyze a variety of
§ Effectively develop and evaluate staff.
§ Apply collaborative work strategies and gain
the cooperation of employees at all levels of the organization.
§ Create and persuasively communicate vision in
the support of the District’s overall direction through excellent written and
verbal communication and presentation skills.
TO MEET ANY OF THE REQUIREMENTS STATED BELOW
RESULT IN REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION
Applicants must apply online
by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline will not be
directions and general information, visit our website www.goldengate.org.
District’s primary and official means of application notification is via EMAIL.
Thus, applicants are advised to check their email for their application status
THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT
TIME OF APPLICATION:
Online Employment Application
(Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION will include:
of education, training, and experience
Manager interview for final candidates
Examination, post offer of “conditional employment”
Employment and Security Investigation
* This position is classified as a "Safety
Sensitive" and will be required to undergo Drug and Alcohol testing prior
to employment and will be subject to further random urine and breath alcohol
testing throughout the period of employment
will invite ONLY those candidates whose qualifications MOST CLOSELY MATCH
the position requirements to continue in the selection process.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
is the policy of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District
to take all personnel actions on the basis of merit and other job-related
factors, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex
(including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions),
disability: physical or mental, age (40 and older), genetic information,
marital status, sexual orientation and identity, medical condition,
political affiliation or military status.
with Disabilities: The Human
Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants
with disabilities to complete the Employment Application and in any job-related
examination process. If you have special needs, please call (415) 257-4521
(Human Resources). The District's telecommunications device (TDD) for
Persons with Hearing Disabilities is (415) 257-4554.
Revised 03/17/2014 SS
Human Resources Administration
Human Resources Department
San Rafael, CA