Deputy Director, Building, Design and Construction: San Francisco Public Works

City and County of San Francisco, CA - San Francisco, CA

The City & County of San Francisco offers an exciting opportunity with a variety of multi-year, multi-million-dollar projects to an experienced leader with a passion for enhancing the quality of life for San Francisco’s residents, workers and visitors.

Building Design and Construction is one of four divisions within San Francisco Public Works. With a $2.5 billion multi-year budget and more than 250 staff, the division oversees Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management, Project Management and Project Controls and Services.

Architecture offers programming, architectural design, site and master planning, conceptual design and construction administration services.

Landscape Architecture provides design services for playgrounds, parks, streetscapes, bike lanes, green infrastructure and urban design from planning through construction.

Construction Management is responsible for oversight and quality assurance for building projects during the construction phase of project delivery.

Project Management delivers major capital building projects through planning, design, regulatory approval and construction.

Project Controls and Services performs materials testing, contract preparation and management and site remediation services.

The Deputy Director of Building Design and Construction/City Architect is an executive-level position that has oversight over strategy, policies and procedures, personnel, financial administration and program activities for the division, including its emergency response responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator who demonstrates integrity and professionalism while working with a wide variety of audiences, including City leadership, contractors, consultants, community groups and other important stakeholders to build consensus and solve problems. This person will foster a collaborative and team-oriented work environment, motivate employees, and have a proven track record of delivering major complex capital projects on time and within budget.

Education, Certifications & Experience:

Requires a bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited college or university in architecture, landscape architecture or related field; AND 10 years of related senior-level architecture and/or landscape architecture experience as a licensed professional in project planning, management and delivery of major capital building and/or landscape architecture projects, including at least six years of supervisory/management experience. Also requires possession of a current professional architect license to practice in the State of California.

Completion of National Incident Management system (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) training as outline by the Department of Homeland Security-Federal Emergency Management Agency, the California State Emergency Management Agency, and the CCSF Department of Emergency Management would be an asset, but is not required.

Salary: $175,786 - $262,288 yearly, DOQ, plus benefits.

Apply online by November 15, 2019, at For questions and inquiries, contact Sherrill Uyeda at or Cindy Krebs at or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.

Posted On: Monday, October 21, 2019

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