Project Manager IV
Posting Number: 19-106
Job Application: www.WorkInTexas.com
Program Area/Division: Oil Spill Prevention and Response/Austin
Salary: $6,670-$8,400 (DOQ)
The Texas General Land Office primarily serves the schoolchildren, veterans, and the environment of Texas. The agency does so by preserving our history, maximizing state revenue through innovative administration, and through the prudent stewardship of state lands and natural resources. This position is with our Oil Spill Prevention & Response program area. Performs advanced (senior-level) project management work. Work involves coordinating the planning and initiation of projects at various levels of completion; monitoring the progress and schedule of projects; and communicating with project stakeholders, management, and other relevant parties. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Veterans, Reservist or Guardsman with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of Army – No military equivalent, ; Navy – LS – Logistics Specialist; Coast Guard – ENG15 Aeronautical Engineering; Marines – 8058 Acquisition Manager/Acquisition Core Member; Air Force – 3D0X2 Cyber Systems Operations; or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirement may meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at: http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf In order to receive Veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD #214 is required at the time of interview.
Essential Job Elements:
Directs, develops, and evaluates projects using accepted project management methodologies for the Small Spills Prevention Program to include bilge water reclamation facilities and Scupper Plug Program.
Work with field staff to ensure facilities can provide pump out service; maintain all facilities; and work with vendors for upgrades to facilities. Compiles and distributes project information, project status reports, and project budget expenditures pertaining to Small Spill Prevention Program.
Monitors and manages the Small Spills Prevention Program to ensure project quality and project deliverables are acceptable as well as fulfill the terms of the project contract or specifications. Initiates, monitors and amends all Small Spills Prevention Program contracts as needed. E
valuate and develop the need for new or revised policies for the Small Spills Prevention Program. Provide program support as the Training & Preparedness Coordinator. Serve as Preparedness Coordinator, duties include oil spill exercise design, control and evaluation support. Develops, designs and coordinate drills and training exercises with other regulatory agencies, local authorities, industry, etc. to ensure response readiness required.
Serve as Training Coordinator, including evaluation and recommending training opportunities, developing training programs, and assisting with record keeping. Compiles and distributes project information, project status reports, and project budget expenditures. Evaluate and develop the need for new or revised policies for the Training and Preparedness Program.
Develops criteria for evaluating programs, proposals, and other pertinent information related to project assignments for the DCO program. Conduct annual audits to ensure readiness is effectively analyzed while expending minimal funds for travel, etc., review existing DCO rules and effect appropriate changes.
Maintain contact with DCOs to informally assess their status and take appropriate measure to ensure readiness remains high. Establish methods to raise awareness of the DCO program among existing and potential DCOs. Coordinate with regional personnel and ensure an effective rotation program, as well as, design, coordinate and conduct drills to test DCO preparedness.
Compiles and distributes project information, project status reports, and project budget expenditures pertaining to DCO Program. Evaluate and develop the need for new or revised policies for the DCO Program. May be responsible for assisting the program and the agency during post-storm recovery operations. This assistance will be provided in a manner consistent with the employee’s experience, training and availability and will be done in close coordination with regional management
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major coursework in either natural sciences, marine transportation, environmental studies or a field relevant to the assignment plus four (4) years of experience managing projects in emergency management, the maritime industry, oil handling operations or related field. Applicants may substitute education requirement for full-time work experience managing projects in a regulatory capacity, the maritime industry, oil handling or related field a year-for-year basis.
Experience/background in Government military structure and/or oil industry preferred. Federal or state regulatory experience. Experience operating in an Incident Command System with training in ICS-100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800.
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Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of project management theories and practices applicable to highly complex projects; of systems and procedures used to evaluate a third-party vendor’s performance; and of local, state, and federal ordinances, laws, rules, procedures practices, policies and regulations including OPA 90 and OSPRA 91 relevant to the administration of the project undertaken. Knowledge of regulations in regards to oil handling operations, exercise design, oil and spill response. Skill in project management monitoring, in addressing changes in scope and budget, and in operating computers and applicable computer software with proficiency in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Ability to manage project activities; to establish project goals and objectives; to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions; to analyze complex information and develop plans to address identified issues; to demonstrate negotiation and facilitation skills; to identify project risks and gaps; to prepare reports; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; and to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.
This position requires the employee to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (moving around the work-site) is routinely required to carry out some duties. This position requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact and communication. It requires the ability to move and position oneself as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The individual must be able to move and transport records, documents, boxes, and all related information and materials, weighing up to 20 pounds when required. The individual must be able to remain stationary for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments.
Other (licenses, certifications, et cetera):
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $6,670.00 to $8,400.00 /month