Project Coordinator

Fairfax, Virginia
$81,571.98 - $135,952.96 Annually
Jan 15, 2022
Feb 12, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Building Design and Construction Division (BDCD), Public Private Partnerships Branch, in Capital Facilities (CAP), Fairfax County is seeking for a Project Coordinator who will be responsible for the Management of capital improvement and real estate development projects from the development lifecycle at the early site identification, master planning, and acquisition phase through due diligence and financing, to design, construction and the turnover to the operations. Responsible for the development process from start to finish with knowledge of process, phases and services involved, including contracting, development agreements, site selection, market analysis, master planning, land use and entitlement process, finance, design and construction and community outreach and engagement. Legal and transactional skills are also beneficial to handle the contracts, agreements, risks and liability elements present in development projects.

Provides the strategic planning, project management, and financial oversight on new development projects while maintaining the highest standards of excellence in quality and close coordination with county executive leadership teams and elected officials. Provides strong leadership and problem-solving skills to address challenges and issues that need to be overcome in every development project, and to lead the process so that budgets and schedules are met, and the outcomes are consistent with quality expectations.

Promotes communication, teamwork, and collaboration within the division and with colleagues across the divisions in Capital Facilities. Candidates are expected to have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Note: The full salary range is listed for the pay grade. Starting salary will be determined based on multiple factors, to include but not limited to, candidate’s qualifications exceeding the advertised minimum qualifications.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Urban/Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, or a related field, and six years of progressively responsible experience in or affiliated with land planning and/or redevelopment.

  • A valid driver's license.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) or Registered Architect (RA)

An individual who possesses a valid Professional Engineer or Architect license in another state will be granted a temporary exemption to this requirement pending the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers & Landscape Architects decision regarding that individual's application for reciprocity. As a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect, signs and seals own work product and/or that of subordinate staff.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

  1. 3 years of extensive experience in dealing with public and private partnerships development projects in creating high quality development proposals, conducting comparative analysis of competing development options, and negotiating complex project development agreements.
  2. 3 years of experience managing capital improvement projects and at least 2 years of experience managing real estate development projects.
  3. Significant experience or knowledge of master planning and knowledge of financial transactions at project level.
  4. 3 years of extensive experience managing highly complex building projects and land development projects.
  5. At least 3 years of professional engineer/architect experience with local, federal, and state building and site development codes.
Must be able to physically negotiate rough terrain and typical construction sites to perform field inspections at project construction sites or potential sites for future facilities. Able to safely climb construction ladders up to 15 feet or more per floor with the potential of multiple floors and able to go up and down stairs for multi-story buildings. Ability to hear normal construction alarms and verbal warnings on active construction sites. Ability to produce handwritten and typed documents. Ability to lift 30 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interviews and may include exercises.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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