Client: Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
(Los Altos, California)
Position: Assistant General Manager – Planning and Project Delivery AND
Assistant General Manager – Visitor and Field Services
Closing Date: Closed
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, headquartered in Los Altos, California, is currently seeking innovative, team-oriented leaders to serve in the two positions of: Assistant General Manager – Planning and Project Delivery and Assistant General Manager – Visitor and Field Services. Appointed by the District’s General Manager, Ana Maria Ruiz, the Assistant General Managers are an integral part of the executive management team and may act as GM in her absence. In light of the significant growth and organizational restructuring that the District has experienced since 2014, the AGMs will value the agency’s recent changes and the need for additional internal operational improvements.
AGM – Planning and Project Delivery
The AGM overseeing the Planning and Project Delivery business line will possess strong technical skills and knowledge in the following areas: managing capital projects; project management; planning principles; land acquisition; public participation processes; project and operational budgeting; CEQA review; regulatory permitting; policy development; securing grants; and contracting and bidding processes.
AGM – Visitor and Field Services
The AGM overseeing the Visitor and Field Services Delivery business line will possess strong technical skills and knowledge in the following areas: managing field projects and public programs; project management; law enforcement and public safety; interpretive education; natural resource management; field maintenance practices; collective bargaining; project, program, and operational budgeting; policy development; securing grants; and contracting and bidding processes.
Both positions require a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and six years of management experience with at least four years of increasingly responsible experience in one or more of the following areas: natural resource protection, operations, planning, public works, land management, land acquisition/preservation, maintenance of parks, open space, and/or public recreation facilities, or other related areas. The annual salary range for the AGM positions is $156,910 to $195,955. In addition, an exceptional benefits package that includes CalPERS retirement is provided.