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Assistant Director of General Services - Facilities Management Job Post

Posted: 7/7/2017

Assistant Director of General Services

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San Joaquin County, CA
Assistant Director of General Services

The Director of General Services for San Joaquin County is seeking an experienced, innovative manager/administrator for the position of Assistant Director of General Services.

San Joaquin County is located in the rapidly growing San Joaquin Valley and just 75 miles east of the San Francisco Bay Area. The County covers a total of 1,426 square miles including 35 square miles of water and waterways. A county of beauty, recreation and natural riches from the waters of the Delta to the grape vines and wine, the County has it all, including some of the finest opportunities in the state for boating, fishing, camping, history-gathering, nature, music, arts, culture, or just fun in the sun. The current County population is about 715,000.

San Joaquin County is a general law county and is governed by an elected five-member Board of Supervisors who in turn appoint a County Administrator to assist them in the daily management of the County, its departments and services. The 2017-2018 annual budget for the County is about $1.8 billion. Current County employees are more than 6,000 full-time and additional 757 part-time.

The General Services Department consists of four Divisions which include: Facilities Management; Capital Projects Administration; Emergency Services; and Parks and Recreation. The 2017-2018 budget for the General Services Department is approximately $20.3 million. Total allocated staff is 117.

The Assistant Director of General Services reports directly to the Director of General Services who in turn reports to the County Administrator. The Assistant Director will be responsible for planning, directing, organizing, and administering services of multiple divisions within the San Joaquin County General Services Department. He/she will provide strategic leadership to divisions that include: Facilities Management, Capital Projects, Emergency Services and Parks and Recreation (including the Micke Grove Zoo), and management responsibilities for the Facilities Management Division and Parks and Recreation, and general administrative oversight of all other Divisions of the General Services Department. Overall budget responsibility is in the range of $17.4 million with employee oversight of about 80 FTE and 21.5 Part-Time employees.

Requirements: college/university degree (Master’s Degree preferred) with major work in business or public administration, engineering, architecture, facilities maintenance/management or closely related field. Five years of increasingly responsible administrative or professional experience in a public or private agency involving strong administrative/executive level management is required. Experience managing and maintaining facilities as well as one or more of the following areas: parks and recreation, capital projects, property management, and emergency programs and operations is desirable.

Ideal candidate will be someone who enjoys a challenge, is articulate, able to work well with peers and supervisors, and provide effective, energetic leadership and motivation to others. Compensation is open within an established range of $108,638 to $132,038. Detailed position profile is available. Competitive benefits. EOE

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

This search, however, is on a fast track. Leading candidate applications will likely be reviewed by the County in mid to late August 2017 with potential interviews with Screening/Interview Panels by late August to early September 2017. Supplemental information may also be requested of leading candidates/finalists.

How to Apply
If you or a colleague are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit a detailed resume as soon as possible to:

Robert L. Neher, Jr., President
Rahn Sibley, Vice President or Lawrence Davenport, Executive Vice President
Neher & Associates
3790 Millerton Place, Suite 100
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Phone: (916) 443-2421x2
Fax: (916) 443-5949

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