This position is only open to Colorado state residents.
This announcement will remain open until August 8, 2018 or until we have identified an adequate applicant pool, whichever comes first. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early.
Make a real difference . . .
Do you have a passion and drive to apply your talent to create a better Colorado? Are you looking for a career that provides you with opportunities to improve the world around you? The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is seeking diverse individuals from all backgrounds to apply for a fantastic position that makes a direct impact on improving the lives of Colorado citizens. Our mission is to protect and improve the health of Colorado's people and the quality of its environment.
If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Our tobacco-free campus offers free parking and is conveniently located near RTD bus lines, the Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Glendale City Set, and the Cherry Creek bike path. In addition to a great location and rewarding, meaningful work, we offer:
Employee wellness programs and facilities
Extensive internal professional development opportunities on a wide variety of subjects
Bike to work programs, including access to storage lockers and bike racks
Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the State system
Flexible retirement benefits including a choice of the PERA Defined Benefit Plan or the PERA Defined Contribution Plan, plus optional 401K and 457 plans
Medical and dental health plans
Paid life insurance
Short- and long-term disability coverage
10 paid holidays per year plus generous personal time off
Mentoring program with opportunities for mentors and mentees
Tuition assistance for college level courses including Masters degree programs
Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, and
A variety of employee resource groups
We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to:
Description of Job
The Work Unit:
The Building Operations and Facility Management Unit exists to maintain the CDPHE campus in a safe, aesthetic and clean condition for both the employees and the public and deliver professional services to CDPHE employees and visitors. These services include, but are not limited to: building access\safety\security, mailroom and print shop services, work orders, waste\recycle\compost disposal, space planning\management\oversight, interior and exterior
projects\construction planning\management\oversight arid all department copier management\oversight.
What You'll Be Doing:
This position is delegated by the Executive Director to serve as the department's space manager. This position is responsible for building operations strategic planning, department growth tracking, allocation and usage of all department space, employee moves, oversight and management of campus construction activities, and coordination and assistance in implementing the required statewide planning strategies.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Architecture, Construction Management, Business, Business Administration, Project Management, Public Administration, or a closely related field;
Three years of professional experience in project management, with a strong preference for experience in interior commercial building project management, construction project management, or architectural project management.
This experience must be substantiated within the Work Experience section of your application. "See Resume" will not be accepted. In addition, part-time work will be prorated.
Additional appropriate experience will substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. Additional appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
A copy of your transcript must be submitted at the time of application (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)
Conditions of Employment:
A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process. Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges and convictions, it is your responsibility to provide the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Human Resources office with an official disposition of any charges.
On Call Status: Must be willing to be on-call in the event of an emergency (e.g. bio-terrorist attack, chemical attack, disease outbreak, or all hazards) and be required to report to work immediately at the regular or alternate location. During this time, travel restrictions may be in place.
On Call Status: Must be willing to be on-call in the event the activation of the Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) and be required to report to work immediately at the regular or alternate location. During this time, travel restrictions may be in place.
Preferred Qualifications and Essential Competencies:
The preferred experience, competencies and abilities are highly desirable for this position and will be considered in selecting the successful candidate:
Experience in collaboration and utilizing tact, influence, and diplomacy in dealing with people in various levels of authority
Project management experience in interior construction projects that includes planning, design, build, occupy, monitoring and control of all aspects of the project and the motivation of all those involved to achieve the project objectives on time and to the specified cost, quality and performance
Experience providing programmatic/procedural oversight to ensure compliance with building codes, fire codes, and ADA regulations
Knowledge of architecture with a background in commercial building applications
Experience using computer aided design software and ability to read blue prints
Ability to prepare and manage budget reports, progress reports, and cost tracking reports
Ability to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, or design professionals
Complex problem solving skills
Results driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation
Highly critical thinking with demonstrated talent for analyzing and assessing all sides of a question or an issue in order to make a more informed decision
Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects
Works well independently and in a team environment
Ability to thrive in a politically charged environment
A complete application packet must include:
The Selection Process
All applications that are received by the closing of this announcement will be reviewed against the Minimum Qualifications in this announcement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications proceed to the next step.
Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted based on merit and fitness through a comparative analysis process.
Part of, or all of, the comparative analysis for this position may be a structured application review, which involves a review of the information you submit in your application materials by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) against the preferred qualifications.
A top group, up to six candidates, will be invited to schedule an interview with the hiring manager.
Appeal Rights: If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position or that as a result of no longer being considered, you were discriminated against, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging. If an applicant seeks to have an allegation of discrimination reviewed by the Board, that person must file an appeal (petition for hearing) within 10 days of the action or receipt of any final written selection decision. Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb. A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
E-Verify: CDPHE uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
You must be legally eligible to work in the United States to be appointed to this position. CDPHE does not sponsor non-residents of the United States.
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