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Senior Manager, Maritime Planning
Port of Seattle
Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 001315
Senior Manager, Maritime Planning(001315)
Organization:Maritime Division Admin
Posting Expires:Oct 16, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Some of what you'll be doing:
In this senior level role, you will lead a team of professionals performing advanced level facility planning, analysis, and strategic planning for the Maritime Division and supporting departments. The central work of this team will focus on guiding projects from initial concept to projects with a scope, schedule, and budget ready for transition to the Waterfront Project Management team.
You will lead planning projects for Maritime lines of business and take overall responsibility for creation of project plans and planning studies that provide business leaders with sufficient information for making decisions on best use of Port properties. These studies will include a variety of development options, cost estimates, financial analysis, market assessments, environmental issues, and community impacts.
You will be responsible for creating scopes of work, determining deliverables, problem definition and performing technical planning work.
You will determine overall project staffing resource requirements based on technical expertise and availability of internal Port staff and consultants.
You will lead, manage and direct staff, including hiring, coaching, performance evaluation and disciplinary activities as well as determine consultant resources in the development of requirements and scope for large and complex capital projects.
You will provide project leadership and lead teams for nurturing new business ideas from a conceptual planning level to initial commission approval of capital expenditures and developing feasibility studies.
You will oversee the development of the conceptual design, project scope, cost estimates and other engineering deliverables necessary to adequately evaluate alternatives for action.
You will identify appropriate funding sources and associated requirements, or restrictions associated with those funding methods and present findings to brief or seek authorization from leadership and the Port Commission for capital projects.
You will partner with other groups including Maritime Environmental and Waterfront Project Management in developing plans for projects.
You will manage significant Service Agreements and Contracts and maintain relations with key stakeholders, partner governments and Non-Governmental Organizations, and represent the Port in various forums.
Who you are:
Two years of experience may be substituted for one year of education:
Experienced – You have ten (10) years of experience in facility or capital planning, analysis, development, management and/or policy work.
Educated – You possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Urban or Regional Planning, or a related field.
Desired – We hope you have fifteen (15) or more years of experience in a wide range of Industrial or Maritime Capital Planning and Development, with substantive management/leadership experience. We also hope you have a Master’s Degree in Urban or Regional Planning Architecture, Engineering, , or a related field
Committed to Equity – You will apply equity and exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices in all aspects of the work. At the Port of Seattle, equity is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all Port employees.
Leader – You are skilled in leading, setting direction, and motivating staff to work in a diverse and innovative team. You are focused on staff development and leading teams towards common strategic goals and do not shy away when tough conversations are needed.
Effective Communicator – You are an effective communicator who can influence stakeholders and navigate challenging conversations. You have strong skills in working with the public, other partner stakeholders, and various levels of leadership to provide key information that influences important decisions.
Strategic/Visionary – You are forward looking and committed to continuous process improvements methods to improve planning. You are creative and innovative in your approach to solving complex issues and keep Port values at the forefront of your direction.
Relationship Builder – You have a keen ability to connect with your customers, community members, staff, and key leaders. You are committed to inclusivity, listening, and working toward solutions.
What else you need to know:
Work Schedule – Your normal work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week). Slightly more flexible start and end times are available in this role.
Work Environment – You will work in a hybrid remote/in-office setting that can be adjusted at management’s discretion.
Washington State Residency Requirement – Employees must establish a residence in Washington state within 30 days of their first day of employment and must maintain a residence in Washington State during their employment with the Port of Seattle. If a position is eligible to telework, work performed while teleworking must be performed in Washington State.
COVID–19 Vaccination Requirement – The Port of Seattle will require that at the time of hire, and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be able to provide proof of their full COVID–19 vaccination status, as part of the hiring process. This is a condition of employment for all positions at the Port of Seattle. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two–dose series or two weeks after a single–dose vaccine. Prior to employment, candidates may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
The Port of Seattle plays a key role in bringing international trade and travel to the Pacific Northwest. The Port provides maritime and airport operations for the greater Seattle area. Forty percent of the state of Washington’s economy is impacted in some way by the Port. The ports of Seattle and Tacoma are currently working to create the historically innovative Seaport Alliance, unifying the management of the two ports’ marine cargo terminals and related functions to continue our leading role in international trade.
The Port of Seattle manages two cruise terminals that make Seattle the preferred choice for Alaska and Pacific Northwest cruises. Nearly 960,000 visitors are expected during this year’s cruise season with 203 ships calling on Seattle. The Port also manages Fisherman’s Terminal, the headquarters of the North Pacific Fishing fleet, as well as three recreational marinas and the Maritime Industrial Center.
The Port of Seattle operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) serving nearly 42.3 million passengers and more than 332,636 metric tons of air cargo in 2015. For the sixth straight year, Sea-Tac served a record number of passengers in 2015, one of the fastest growing large hub airports in the United States.