Facilities Project Coordinator – Test Announcement
Posted Wednesday, May 18
Saint Paul Public Schools
Perform entry level project management responsibilities in the design, inspection, operation or maintenance of district buildings.
Report to a department manager or unit supervisor.
College graduation with a degree in architecture, engineering or construction management or a closely related field.
A civil service test will be administered to create an eligible list of candidates for this classified civil service position. Once created, the list will be used for other Facilities Project Coordinator vacancies that may occur for one year.
The test will be administered after the job posting closes and all applications are screened. You will be notified by Human Resources of the test via email.
EXAMINATION: This test is available for promotional and open entrance candidates.
Practical Exam…………………………………Weight 100%
You will be notified of the results of the Written examination through email. Candidates who pass the examination with a score of 75% or more may be contacted regarding a interview with the hiring manager.
The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties.
Assist in determining the design scope, budget and schedule of a project under the direction of the department manager or unit supervisor.
Identify events that could alter the scope, budget, and schedule of the project and assist with developing contingency plans for meeting objectives.
Assist with coordinating department initiatives that span multiple sites / areas.
Interface with, and use, accounting, procurement, and project management software.
Assist in the examination of plans and specifications for district buildings prepared by external consultants and contractors and propose changes as required to comply with District standards or industry best practices.
Assist in observing the construction of district buildings and the monitoring of project quality control and conformance to project objectives.
Confer with department heads and other team members in regard to the cost of construction, repair and alteration of buildings.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Some knowledge of project management.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to operate in a variety of computer systems.
Essential functions are job duties that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation through the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disability Amendments Act (ADAAA).
The essential functions are typical duties as outlined under Responsibilities.
Regular and reliable attendance.
May be exposed to various cleaning products.
Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
This is a 12-month position working 40 hours per week.
Salary and benefits are in accordance with the PEA negotiated labor agreement. The labor agreement and salary schedule can be found at https://www.spps.org/Page/33566. The minimum rate of pay for this position is $55,430 annually.
Benefits are available to new employees after 30 days of active employment. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, sick leave, pension plan, tax-free retirement account, and flexible spending account. Some employee groups also receive vacation, dental insurance and disability insurance.
A benefits summary is available at https://www.spps.org/Domain/13220.
How To Apply
To be considered further, please apply for this position and attach a resume and cover letter to your online application.
The Human Resource Department will review your application materials and contact you regarding the next steps.
To attach additional documents to your online application, click on the “Additional Attachments” link from the applicant homepage and upload your documents as attachments. Valid file extensions for attaching a document include .doc, .txt, .rtf, and .pdf.
Transcript – Unofficial transcripts are accepted at the time of hire. You must submit official transcripts within 30 days of your start date. Formal credential evaluation is required for post-secondary education completed outside of the United States.
Veteran’s Preference – If you are an eligible veteran applying for a job where veteran’s preference applies and wish to claim Veterans Preference you must submit a legible copy of your DD214 to the Human Resource Department with your employment application. If your claim is approved, five or ten additional points will be added to your final passing score.
Criminal Background Investigation and Reference Checks – Reference checks and a criminal background investigation will be completed as a condition of hire for all new employees and for former employees who have not been employed by the District for more than six months.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Saint Paul Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.
SPPS is committed to an equitable workforce where all employees represent this commitment through equitable practices in their job position.