Port San Luis Harbor District is seeking a highly motivated individual to be responsible to direct the development, construction, maintenance and repair of port and harbor facilities; including the buildings, roads, parking lots, beaches, revetments, piers, docks, hoists, moorings, water distribution system and wastewater collection system. This position manages a department of 12 full-time employees working in different disciplines such Planning, Facilities Maintenance, Heavy Construction, Utilities and Mooring. The ideal candidate will possess strong skills in planning, development and scheduling of long-range public works and community development projects, successful grant research and writing experience, and the ability to plan and implement department-wide goals. The Facilities Manager partners with the members of the Executive Team (Business Manager, Chief Harbor Patrol Officer and Harbor Manager) to meet the goals of the District.
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, architecture, construction management, public administration or a related field. Any combination of experience, education and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: five years of experience in public works or construction, with at least three of those years in a supervisory/management position.
Port San Luis Harbor District is an equal opportunity employer.
The Port San Luis Harbor District is a subdivision of the State of California authorized under the Harbors and Navigation Code section 6000 et seq. The District is an independent special district with five Harbor Commissioners elected by about 70,000 residents of the southern portion of San Luis Obispo County. The Harbor Commission adopts the Mission Statement, establishes goals, objectives and priorities, adopts an annual budget, adopts ordinances, and approves policies of the District. The Harbor Commission appoints a Harbor Manager who plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the activities of the District consistent with Harbor Commission direction. The Chief Harbor Patrol Officer, Facilities Manager, and Business Manager report directly to the Harbor Manager.
The Harbor District’s holdings include about 8,400 acres of water area and 125 acres of land. There are currently 26 full-time staff members with an annual operating budget of over $4.9 million and a capital improvement budget of nearly $1 million.