Responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the Landscaping/Fee-for-Service (FFS), YouthBuild Construction, Public Lands, and Solar/Weatherization components of the LCC program. Supervises the Public Lands Specialist and the construction and landscaping field supervisors.
Under the supervision of the LCC Director, the Senior Special Projects Manager is responsible for bidding for new jobs/contracts, assisting the Office Manager with project billing, and supervising staff who oversee LCC corpsmembers in those training programs. Works with other program managers for the Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps, as directed.
Assist in the fulfillment of the agency's vision, 'For Those We Serve,' by empowering individuals who thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Regularly researches, reviews and pursues projects the LCC is capable of managing. Bids for contracts with agencies, programs and/or businesses to provide a requested service with the approval of the LCC Director. Prepares responses to RFPs and RFQs with the support and assistance of staff and management.
Works closely with the LCC Director to prepare the Fee-for-Service Program to qualify and bid for new business. Obtains and secures all permits, bonds, insurances, liens, licenses, certifications and any other regulatory provisions required of project sponsors. Purchases and performs maintenance of all needed equipment, supplies and materials (within limits of authority).
Ensures all existing landscaping and construction certifications are up-to date for project work. Works with the Public Lands Specialist to ensure all public lands related certifications (Chainsaw (S-212), Waders in the Water, etc) are up to date, depending on the project work.
Works with the Public Lands Specialist by providing guidance on public lands project work and management counseling on issues involving public lands staff and corpsmembers.
Responsible for the planning of Landscaping/FFS, Construction, and Solar/Weatherization projects including, but not limited to: recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of all assigned staff.
Maintains all records associated with the LCC Construction and Landscaping/FFS Program, including, but not limited to: RFPs and RFQs, contracts, insurance and license documents, permits, bonds, liens, certifications, invoices, collections, reports, records, budgets, incident reports, change orders, and general correspondence with the assistance of staff.
Ensures projects are operated to meet contract specifications including quality, project timelines and within budget.
Manages Construction and Landscaping/FFS crews and personnel and serves as a resource to the Public Lands Specialist for disciplinary purposes to ensure responsible behavior is demonstrated at all times.
Encourages, supports, and requires the proper and cost-effective use of agency vehicles, equipment, tools, supplies, materials, and facilities.
Cooperates with other agency and program personnel, providing both financial and technical support of agency initiatives that may require matching funds or services.
Conducts all business and services on behalf of the Program and Agency with the highest of professional standards including honesty and integrity.
Provides regular updates of activities to the LCC Director.
Works strictly within the parameters, guidance, and mission set forth by the Agency and LCC Director.
Responsible for the professional development of staff and corpsmembers with the goal of providing professional, upwardly mobile career opportunities (particularly for corpsmembers) through industry-based training, and placement opportunities.
Ensures safety guidelines are followed at all times. Encourages and supports all efforts to minimize accidents, injuries, and lost time. Promotes safety and security of assets.
Assists with public relations efforts to promote the work of the LCC FFS Program and its contributions within the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission.
Supports the educational efforts of the LCC and its YouthBuild Charter High School partner.
Travels for agency business using agency vehicle.
Works evenings and weekends as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.