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City-Wide Program Support Supervisor
District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Public Space Regulations Administration (PSRA)
Posted 7/28/2015

Requisition Number: JO-1507-2968
Grade: 13
Salary Range: $81,685.00 - $114,359.00
Promotion Potential: No
Agency: Transportation, District Dept
Location: 1100 4th St SW
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Closing Date: 8/12/2015

Duration of Appointment:
Management Supervisory Service (MSS) At-Will. At-Will employment applies to the Management Supervisory Service (MSS). All positions and appointments in the MSS serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.

Job Summary:
This position is located in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Public Space Regulations Administration (PSRA). The incumbent is responsible for leading, directing and guiding the unit to complete specialized program, services and projects. Incumbent manages, develops and works with the Public Space Manager in the conceptual development, design, and management of city wide services.

Qualifications:

  • Leads, directs and guides the Division to complete specialized program, services and projects.
  • Manages, develops and works with the Public Space Manager in the conceptual development, design, and management of city wide services.
  • Directs day to-day operations of the unit, providing leadership and advice necessary to identify problems and guide professional and administrative support staff.
  • Supervises the development of new programs and legislation designed in coordination with operational entities to improve service delivery.
  • Conducts meetings with public and private sector users of the public Rights-Of-Way (ROW)/space to coordinate/schedule public space permitted activity.
  • Ability to establish a rapport with all levels of District workers, officials, contractors, and the general public.
  • Makes staff selections, recommends promotions, provides performance ratings, approves/disapproves leave, initiates necessary disciplinary action, and assigns adjusts directs and reviews staff work as needed. Provides or ensures the provision of staff training necessary to keep staff abreast of the changes in governing and related regulatory, legislative matters, or agency matters which impact the performance of duties.

Education:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance or a related field is desired.

Work Experience:
5 or more years of relevant experience.

Work Environment:
The work area is usually an office setting which is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts requiring normal safety precautions.

How to Apply:
Visit the DC Government Career Opportunities online at:
http://careers.dc.gov/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0K1600000e9O8oEAE&tSource

CADD Specialists
InterSpec Design, Inc.
Posted 7/27/2015

Company: InterSpec Design
Location: Vienna, VA 22182
Industries: Architectural and Design Services
Job Type: Full Time Employee
Years of Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Career Level: Entry Level

Vienna, Virginia based Architecture firm specializing in Corporate Interiors seeks bright and motivated CADD Specialists with a minimum of three years of experience working with AutoCAD in an Architectural or MEP engineering firm. Candidate must demonstrate AutoCAD proficiency, as well as, the ability to work quickly and accurately. Applicant must be motivated to excel, a self-starter, able to work both independently and in a team setting, willing to learn and grow, and possess good communication skills.

Requirements:

  • Three plus years of experience
  • Knowledge of local code and permitting requirements
  • Highly skilled in AutoCAD, Sketch-up and Photoshop, with proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to obtain security clearances

How to Apply:
Forward resume and cover letter with salary requirements for immediate consideration to Beth DiPasquale, Office Manager, InterSpec Design, Inc., bethd@interspecdesign.com.

Economic Development Manager
Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID)
Posted 7/23/2015

Reports to:
Executive Director

Company Background:
Founded in 1997, the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID) encompasses 43 square downtown blocks and works to enhance the public space from the White House to Dupont Circle and 16th Street, NW to 21st Street, NW. The BID represents over 31 million square feet of commercial office space, 4,000 businesses, 600 shops and restaurants, seven hotels, and six U.S. National Parks. The BID’s vision is for a safe, clean, attractive and user friendly downtown that confirms Washington as the premier business and entertainment destination in the region and contributes to the perception that downtown Washington is a world-class destination. The Golden Triangle has focused on maintaining an environment that is clean, safe and welcoming through the management of operations, marketing and administration of the BID to reflect the best possible image of the BID and its membership. The day-to-day management is overseen by a full-time staff headquartered in the center of the BID. The BID is a non-profit 501(c)(6) corporation that elects a Board of Directors to govern its activities and is currently one of eight Washington-based Business Improvement Districts.

Business Improvement Districts are established by the private sector and supported financially through an assessment placed on property owners within a geographic boundary. The owners within this area contribute to programs aimed at management, maintenance, development and promotion of the district. The purpose is to supplement, not replace city and government services. BID assessments are restricted to commercial and industrial properties subject to real estate tax. Tax-exempt properties such as religious, public utility, or government properties or those used exclusively as residences are not included in the assessment district.

Summary:
The Economic Development Manager will be responsible for managing economic development activities for the Golden Triangle with an emphasis on retail recruitment and retention. The Golden Triangle BID serves as a resource for research, analysis, and outreach for the real estate and retail industries. In addition to research and analysis the Economic Development Manager will be seeking out and recruiting targeted office tenants, retailers, and restaurant operators for the Golden Triangle. The Economic Development Manager must be a tenacious self-starter with the ability to plan and act strategically. The Economic Development Manager will build relationships with prospective tenants, brokers and landlords and match new tenants with appropriate spaces. The Economic Development Manager will be trained on leasing vocabulary, prospecting and landlord relations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Executes a comprehensive program for member attraction and retention for retailers, restaurants, and key office tenants such as technology and healthcare related companies, in alignment with the BID’s strategic plan and retail strategy.
  • Researches and provides regular updates on economic development issues including local real estate activity, office market and retail trends and new regulations.
  • Develops and maintains demographic data to support efforts to attract retail, restaurant, and office tenants; contributes to the development of marketing material for the Golden Triangle.
  • Works with brokers, city officials, and others to identify and attract prospective businesses and strategic uses for areas and spaces in the Golden Triangle.
  • Aggressively prospects for and builds relationships with successful independent retail and restaurant operators throughout the region and national corporate firms and brands to introduce them to doing business in the Golden Triangle.
  • Shares and sells the vision of a vibrant, retail and restaurant rich environment in the Golden Triangle to prospective retail and office tenants.
  • Builds rapport with property owners and their real estate representatives; serve as point-of-contact between them and prospective tenants.
  • Maintains databases of tenant prospects and properties/available spaces; provide details on characteristics of spaces to prospective tenants.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 3-5 years of related experience in one or more of: economic development, public relations, real estate related disciplines.
  • Knowledge of DC’s neighborhoods and the city government’s economic development strategies.
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking and planning to fulfill the retail vision with day-to-day objectives.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build solid relationships and support among stakeholders, listen and provide assistance.
  • Ability to work effectively with a broad range of people and positions, including independent retailers, corporate retail executives, real estate agents, landlords, etc.
  • Computer proficiency with database development/maintenance (specifically, experience with Salesforce would be of great benefit).
  • Strong work ethic, independent, self-starter, detail-oriented.
  • Committed to Washington DC and/or the region and already well-networked is a plus.

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How to Apply:
Contact: Leslie Ribakow, 301-654-9879, lribakow@arthurdiamond.com

Transportation Planner (Transportation Demand Management / TDM)
District Department of Transportation (DDOT)
Posted 7/17/2015

Requisition Number: JO-1506-2716
Grade: 13
Salary Range: $76,397.00 - $98,429.00
Agency: Transportation, District Dept
Location: 55 M St SE (DDOT)
Closing Date: 7/25/2015

Transportation Planner (Transportation Demand Management / TDM) is the senior level position within the Transportation Planning Coordinator job progression. Develops and manages the transportation demand management program for the District of Columbia, with emphasis on a multi-modal approach to reduce travel demand.

Brief Description of Duties:

  • Develops and manages the transportation demand management program for the District of Columbia, with emphasis on a multi-modal approach to reduce travel demand, especially single occupancy vehicle demand during peak hours of travel.
  • Markets the transportation demand management program to employers, employees and residents of the District of Columbia through advertising, public relations, employers, direct marketing, the internet, and other means.
  • Manages consultants that perform marketing activities.
  • Reviews development plans to ensure appropriate transportation demand measures.
  • Coordinates transportation demand policies and programs with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Business Improvement Districts, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, and other groups to seek their commitment to implement transportation demand management policies and programs.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience in the field of transportation demand management, including encouragement of transit, bicycle, and pedestrian travel, and land use and parking policies that reduce or change transportation demand.
  • Knowledge of and experience in regional transportation planning and coordination.
  • Knowledge and expertise in marketing transportation options to businesses, employees and residents.
  • Knowledge and experience developing scopes of work for transportation/marketing programs and managing contracts.
  • Ability to effectively communication orally and in written formats technical information pertaining to transportation planning studies, projects, program analyses, and to facilitate meetings and the coordination of related program.

Licensures, Certifications and other requirements
Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) membership is desired.

Education:
Bachelor's Degree - "Bachelor's Degree in urban or city planning, public administration, engineering, or similar field, or an equivalent combination of education or experience"

Work Experience:
3 or more years of relevant experience.

Work Environment:
The work is performed in an inside environment not subject to hazardous or unpleasant elements.

How to Apply:
See DC Government Career Opportunities at http://careers.dc.gov/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0K1600000e8fPEEAY&tSource

Bicycle Program Specialist
District Department of Transportation (DDOT)
Posted 7/17/2015

Requisition Number: JO-1506-2727
Grade: 12
Salary Range: $66,306.00 - $84,828.00
Agency: Transportation, District Dept
Location: 55 M St SE (DDOT)
Closing Date: 7/30/2015

Job Summary:

  • Reviews technical, regulatory and legal materials concerning bicycling in the District in order to develop diversified programs, making appropriate consultations to ensure feasibility. Develops a multi-use trail program adhering to local guidelines, the needs of various stakeholder and user groups, and in coordination with other District agencies Coordinates with Maryland, Virginia and Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments officials to identify and determine anticipated development of multi-use trails within their jurisdictions.
  • Prepares position papers, grant and operational proposals, letters, and reports based on technical analysis of proposed bicycle routes, needs and requirements in the District of Columbia.
  • Plans and designs new multi-use trails based on the DC Bicycle Master Plan.
  • Makes presentations of recommended bicycle routes to officials and interested Personnel demonstrating routing feasibility and participant safety features.
  • Assists others in the analysis of District transportation and land development plans, which identify and assess the planning and economic implications of external transportation conditions.
  • Recasts complex planning data and/or engineering information and presents it in a less technical written form for release to others as well as to the general public, paraphrasing technical engineering terms and jargon so that it is easily understood by non- professionals.
  • Attends a variety of meetings, conferences and seminars relative to transportation systems route design and implementation of bicycle safe guards, equipment and traffic rules, regulations and requirements.
  • Develops annual bicycle facilities budget requests for inclusion in the Department's Capital Improvement Program; accounts for bikeway project expenditures; oversees incorporation of bicycle facility design details into design and construction documents.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the District Department of Transportation its operational entities and established mission, function and requirements to ensure compliance and appropriateness;
  • Broad knowledge of transportation systems and particularly bicycle transportation systems, including multi-use trails, bicycle routes, lanes, parking, regulations, education and enforcement;
  • Knowledge of urban planning to analyze, plan and implement applicable bicycle standards and programs;
  • Knowledge of traffic roles; regulations and requirements to ensure safety for bicyclists in the District;
  • Knowledge of contractual procedures and requirements to ensure the attainment of program specifications;
  • Ability to gather and analyze information, conduct research and prepare comprehensive reports on intricate issues relative to the development and implementation of an effective bicycle program for the District of Columbia;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others, both orally and in writing.

Licensures, Certifications and other requirements
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Planners, American Planning Association, or other similar professional membership is desired.

Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent experience. Bachelor's Degree desired - "Bachelor's Degree in urban or city planning, public administration, engineering, or similar field, or an equivalent combination of education or experience"

Work Experience:
2 or more years of relevant experience.

Work Environment:
The work is performed in an inside environment not subject to hazardous or unpleasant elements. The work in primarily carried out within an office requiring little physical exertion. Some field reconnaissance is necessary by automobile, transit, walking and bicycling. The work includes some evening and weekend community meetings.

How to Apply:
See DC Government Career Opportunities at http://careers.dc.gov/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0K1600000e8gniEAA&tSource

Superintendent
Encore Development Corporation
Posted 7/162015

ENCORE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION is a respected DC, Maryland and Virginia builder, developer and construction manager that specializes in constructing unique commercial and residential projects throughout the region. We are seeking an energetic and experienced field superintendent with a desire to lead and an eye for detail.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction, engineering or a related field
  • At least four years as a commercial or residential construction superintendent for a general contractor or builder
  • Experience with reinforced concrete and supported slab construction, tenant work, MEP trades, wood framing and masonry work
  • Proven communication skills in supervising, scheduling, and generally working with subcontractors
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret construction drawings and specifications, and to suggest alternative means and methods when coordination problems occur
  • Experience with Microsoft Project or Fast Track Schedule 10 a plus
  • Ability to require strict adherence to OSHA standards and safety requirements, as well as the ability to maintain a clean job site

The salary offered will be commensurate with experience. Position includes enrollment in company health care plan, a truck allowance, reimbursement for fuel expenses, a cell phone and site laptop will be provided.

How to Apply:
Please send your resume along with a cover letter letting us know why your experience qualifies you for this position, and email to greatconstrjob@gmail.com

Public Information Officer
District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Office of the Director
Posted 7/9/2015

Requisition Number: JO-1507-2801
Grade: 15
Salary Range: $104,271.00 - $145,979.00
Agency: Transportation, District Dept
Closing Date: 8/15/2015

Job Summary:
This position is located in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Office of the Director.

The incumbent serves as an expert public information and communications advisor to senior management, responsible for managing, planning, developing and administering the public information and communications program for DDOT. The incumbent provides leadership and expertise to staff and senior management in planning, designing, executing, and evaluating the Department's public affairs division. Duties include: developing written materials conveying complex information about DDOT’s programs, maintaining effective working relations with the media and specialized groups, and developing new and innovative recommendations to improve effective internal and external communications strategies. As the media relations liaison, the incumbent advises and provides guidance to senior management concerning developments in the areas of public information and community relations that impact the agency and its various administrations. The incumbent coordinates across DDOT Administrations to develop public messages, respond to media inquiries, and prepare for media campaigns or events. The incumbent engages with other District of Columbia government entities regularly to ensure that Mayoral priorities are reflected in external communications and that media campaigns and events are coordinated and aligned.

Duties include but are not limited to: Assesses DDOT's overall communications, public information and community relations needs; Monitors legislation and legislative activities affecting the agency and recommends public information strategies and commentary on legislative matters; Consults with the Director and/or administrators regarding information to be released to the public and prepares, writes and edits reports, speeches and other material required; Oversees the work of communications staff involved in writing and editing various internal and external information vehicles, including but not limited to articles, reports, news releases, brochures, inserts community relations newsletters, internal publication and newsletters, fact sheets, and annual reports; Oversees and manages DDOT's social media presence; Researches and analyzes the views of the public concerning agency performance; Identifies reasons for both positive and negative public perceptions; Develops new and alternative means of providing information that will enhance the public’s understanding and support of DDOT programs and efforts.

Thorough knowledge of analytical statistical and statistical and evaluative methods and techniques to select and apply appropriate program evaluation and measurement techniques in measuring and evaluating program accomplishments.

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How to Apply:
See DC Government Career Opportunities at http://careers.dc.gov/ts2__JobSearch

Real Estate Analyst
West, Lane & Schlager Realty Advisors, LLC
Posted 7/8/2015

Job Summary:
This position offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in all facets of the commercial real estate industry.

  • Financial analysis pertaining to commercial lease/purchase transactions, operating expenses and real estate tax pass-throughs
  • Conducting market research on behalf of WLS brokers and their clients
  • Preparation of reports, RFPs and other critical documents/presentations.
  • Running numbers in ProCalc for brokers
  • Prepare lease abstracts for current and prospective clients
  • Strong analytical/interpersonal skills, knowledge of Costar, LoopNet and other industry programs

How to Apply:
Contact Matt Levin, Principal at mlevin@wlsrealty.com, 202-835-3388

Project Manager, Capital Projects
Public Library, DC
Posted 7/1/2015

Requisition Number: JO-1504-2219
Grade: 13
Salary Range: $76,397.00 - $98,429.00
Agency: Public Library, DC
Location: 901 G St NW (MLK Jr Memorial Library)
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Opening/Closing Date: 6/23/2015 - 7/7/2015

Job Summary:
The incumbent, under the general direction of the Director of Capital Planning & Construction, serves as project manager for design and construction projects in the 21st Century Capital Construction Program. The Project Manager manages and monitors the design and construction of one or more concurrent renovation and/or construction projects and provides the technical expertise in civil engineering or construction management. The incumbent participates with the Director of Capital Planning & Construction in defining the goals of the projects; reviews construction drawings and specifications; attends pre-bid and bid opening meetings to discuss principal construction features and requirements relating to means and methods and informs contractors of requirements concerning easements, rights-of-way, and utility services; works with design professionals in establishing design drawings, building programs to assure that the library design guidelines are meet; informs contractors of requirements for construction scheduling, progress reporting, safety measures, wage and hour law observances, labor relations and payroll records; monitors and reports on design and construction quality and progress, evaluates project schedules, monitors project cost controls, resolves project coordination issues, monitors prime and sub-contractor requirements, establishes and implements controls for change orders and other construction related documents, and reviews and monitors data recording and reporting as well as reviews Submittals and Requests for Information (RFI’s), Architectural/Engineering Clarifications (AEC’s) and Preliminary and Final As-Built Drawings; advises the Director of Capital Planning & Construction on the need for contract change orders, taking into consideration site conditions, field measurements, computations, and local prices; prepares and submits field logs, reports and other information that, at a minimum, details project cost, progress, and outstanding issues with recommended solutions. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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How to Apply:
Applications must be submitted online. You can obtain assistance by visiting the D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Customer Care Center located in the South Lobby at 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001, or by visiting one of our partner agencies. Please visit Career Opportunities Site Locations to locate partner agencies and community based organizations that provide computer and internet access.

All questions and inquiries should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700, dchr.recruitment@dc.gov.

Superintendent
SIGAL
Posted 6/24/2015

SIGAL is the Mid-Atlantic Region's premier general contractor specializing in unique and complex projects and pioneering a green future as a founding partner of the USGBC. SIGAL offers superior services for: General Contracting, Preconstruction, Construction Management, Design-Build, and Sustainability.

Our basic requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction, architecture, engineering, or a related field.
  • At least four years of experience as a commercial construction superintendent for a GC.
  • Ability to schedule and sequence work.
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Project/P6.

Above that, we expect our superintendents to be strong, interpersonal leaders who can communicate their thoughts and ideas, both verbally and in writing. They must also lead jobs with strict adherence to OSHA standards and continual awareness of jobsite safety. Managing the scope of work, project schedule and controlling construction costs is also necessary.

SIGAL believes in a collegial work environment, and wants its employees to feel welcome, appreciated, and included. We are always seeking talented individuals who share our core beliefs to join us. To apply, please send your resume, along with a cover letter telling us why you would be great for the job, to employ@sigal.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interiors Project Manager
SIGAL
Posted 6/24/2015

SIGAL is the Mid-Atlantic Region's premier general contractor specializing in unique and complex projects and pioneering a green future as a founding partner of the USGBC. SIGAL offers superior services for: General Contracting, Preconstruction, Construction Management, Design-Build, and Sustainability.

We are looking for Interior Project Managers, from entry level to experienced. The Interiors Project Manager is responsible for the overall administration, leadership, and technical direction of interior construction projects to achieve timely completion and profitability.

Our basic requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction, architecture, engineering, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Project/P6.
  • Proven history of leading, teaching, and developing, others successfully, along with at least 5 years of commercial construction interior experience.

To make our top grade as a Project Manager, you’ll possess business acumen, communication, client relations, negotiation, solid construction knowledge, sound decision making, conflict resolution, tact, and initiative. Of course, LEED Accreditation is high on our list too.

SIGAL believes in a collegial work environment, and wants its employees to feel welcome, appreciated, and included. We are always seeking talented individuals who share our core beliefs to join us. To apply, please send your resume, along with a cover letter telling us why you would be great for the job, to employ@sigal.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Project Manager
SIGAL
Posted 6/24/2015

SIGAL is the Mid-Atlantic Region's premier general contractor specializing in unique and complex projects and pioneering a green future as a founding partner of the USGBC. SIGAL offers superior services for: General Contracting, Preconstruction, Construction Management, Design-Build, and Sustainability.

We are looking for Project Managers, from entry level to experienced. SIGAL Project Managers are responsible for the overall administration, leadership, and technical direction of the project to achieve timely completion and profitability.

Our basic requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction, architecture, engineering, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Project/P6.
  • Proven history of leading, teaching, and developing, others successfully, along with at least 5 years of commercial construction project management experience.

To make SIGAL’s top grade as a Project Manager, you’ll possess business acumen, communication, client relations, negotiation, solid construction knowledge, sound decision making, conflict resolution, tact, and initiative. Of course, LEED Accreditation is high on our list too.

SIGAL believes in a collegial work environment, and wants its employees to feel welcome, appreciated, and included. We are always seeking talented individuals who share our core beliefs to join us. To apply, please send your resume, along with a cover letter telling us why you would be great for the job, to employ@sigal.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.