League City is located near the Texas Gulf Coast, approximately 20 miles southeast of Houston in northern Galveston County and the southernmost part of Harris County. The city is situated on the south shore of Clear Lake and encompasses an area of 53 square miles. Ranked as one of the fastest growing and most desired communities in which to live in both Texas and the U.S., more than 110,000 residents live in League City due to the nationally-acclaimed school system, affordable master-planned communities, family-centric values, 100-year old oak trees, recreational lifestyle, and love for the water. The City has a staff of approximately 647 FTEs, an operating budget of $145.14 million and a 5-year capital program approaching $500 million.
Under the general direction of the Director of Budget & Project Management, the Assistant Director shall manage, direct, and coordinate the activities of the Project Management Division to include supervision of 9 staff members. The ideal candidate must be a seasoned, experienced, highly competent technical expert with an outstanding track record of fostering a project-management-oriented culture, as well as prioritizing and implementing multi-discipline projects water, traffic, sewer, drainage, roads, and parks. The ideal professional must have demonstrated success in leading the implementation of project management processes and establish a stable framework that supports all project teams and stakeholders to improve the probability of successful project delivery. Experience working with governmental entities to include TxDOT, Army Corps of Engineers, Railroad, GLO, and the Coast Guard, as well as experience with land acquisition and eminent domain are key in this role.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or ability to obtain Texas license within six months. A minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in Civil Engineering, Project/Program Management, or relatable work experience, to include 3 years of supervisory experience at a professional level. Candidates with a minimum of 5 years of local government Civil Engineering experience are preferred, as well as Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials.