Job Posting: BMK Construction Analyst

State Coastal Conservancy

BMK Construction Analyst

$7,180.00 - $10,376.00

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

“Love the coast, the environment and have a construction management background?  This might be the job for you!”

This is a limited-term position; position will likely be extended up to twenty-four (24) months.

The position is located in Oakland, CA

Under the general direction & guidance of the Bay Area Program Manager & in coordination with the Hamilton/Bel Marin Keys (BMK) Project Specialist, the incumbent will help plan & implement the State Coastal Conservancy’s Hamilton Wetlands Restoration project, particularly BMK Phase I & Phase II. The incumbent is responsible for understanding & coordinating aspects of the environmental compliance, design & specification, permitting, & bidding & letting of public works contracts related to the restoration of wetlands, construction of flood protection, handling of contaminated soils, siting & installation of water management infrastructure, & implementation of construction practices & regulations. This work will involve coordination between multiple state agencies, entities & individuals; development of materials for & communications with the public; & establishment of monitoring & implementation plans. The incumbent’s duties reflect the priorities identified in the Conservancy’s Strategic Plan, the Conservancy’s statutory authorities, & the state’s requirements for capital construction projects.

Phase I Implementation and Oversight

Assist in the development & implementation of specific plans, schedules, work elements & task lists, monitoring & evaluation activities related to all aspects of the Phase I construction project, including development of construction bid package, bidding & contracting process, development & management of budgets, ensuring compliance with all permitting requirements, adherence to plans & specifications. Oversee day to day construction activities in collaboration with construction management & design contractors, lead or participate in collaborative teams; ensure project tasks, schedules, & objectives are being met; determine optimal methods to address implementation issues as they arise.Travel as necessary to attend meetings, participate in project tours, & make site inspections and/or meet with contractors, agency representatives, nonprofits and/or community groups, & others during project development & implementation. 


Contract and Funds Management

Develop contracts and/or grant agreements, review invoices, fill out required forms & databases, comply with required reporting. Compile information & report on outcomes for permit requirements and/or outside funding for the project, complete all necessary paperwork. Prepare staff recommendations & present projects at Conservancy Board meetings. Manage contracts & grant agreements related to projects, including follow-up to ensure compliance with terms of contracts and/or grants.  Assist with processing of legal agreements (contracts, MOUs, licenses or leases, easements, etc.) as necessary to achieve project outcomes.


Phase II Planning

Assist in the funding & feasibility assessment of, & development of specific plans for, Phase II activities, including design of habitat features; acquisition & planning for dredged material placement; assessment of, handling or remediation of contaminated soils; environmental compliance & permitting; negotiation & execution of agreements necessary to implementation of the tidal phase of restoration at Bel Marin Keys & the North Antenna Field.


General and Administrative Responsibilities

Comply with general State and Conservancy rules, policies, standards, etc., such as maintaining regular hours of work as directed by supervisors, submitting timesheets, travel claims & other such forms in a timely manner, & attending trainings & staff meetings. Work cooperatively with other project & Administrative staff members.

Working Conditions

  • Office setting; Monday through Friday; prolonged periods of sitting (or standing, if preferred)

  • Work on a computer up to 8 hours a day

  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds

  • Indoor work is common, although outdoor work in a wide variety of weather conditions and site conditions will also be necessary

  • Work hours may be various, including weekends, evenings and holidays

  • May require an employee to work in adversarial situations

  • Attend and participate in high level meetings

  • Multitask, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities in a cooperative manner

  • Travel to meetings and projects sites may be required with overnight stays necessary on occasion

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
BMK Construction Analyst
$7,180.00 - $10,376.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Alameda County
Job Type:
12 Month Limited Term - Full Time

Department Information

Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Coastal Conservancy
is a state agency that undertakes and supports projects to protect, restore and enhance coastal resources; to promote resilience to climate change impacts; and to increase opportunities for the public to enjoy the coast. The Conservancy works along the entire length of California’s coast and within the watersheds of rivers and streams that extend inland from the coast. The Conservancy also works throughout the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area and the entire Santa Ana River watershed. The Conservancy awards and oversees grants to local governments, other state agencies, nonprofit organizations, and tribes, using various types of funding, including bond funds, federal funds, and mitigation fees. The Conservancy is a small agency of 64 dedicated, experienced employees who work collaboratively and creatively to achieve the Conservancy’s mission.  The Conservancy is located in Oakland, California, near BART.

Department Website:

Special Requirements

The applicants that best match the predetermined criteria will be notified via email of the next step in the hiring process.  

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

State Coastal Conservancy
Attn: Johanna Collins
1515 Clay Street, 10th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Johanna Collins
1515 Clay Street, 10th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Degree and/or School Transcripts
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Bachelor Degree -- Equivalent to graduation from college preferably with major work in architecture, engineering or business administration.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in writing and in meetings and presentations.
  • Ability to manage construction projects, partnerships, and professional relationships
  • Experience developing budgets for projects, analyzing funding needs and tracking expenditures
  • Ability to analyze construction programs and make appropriate recommendations
  • Gather data, prepare reports and draw sound conclusions in the development of construction specifications
  • Develop and execute contracts within the State framework
  • Analyze and interpret codes and regulations
  • Make sound decisions in critical situations and make immediate decisions for effective course of action to ensure a safe and productive work environment
  • Ability to plan, organize, and multi-task
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently and to work effectively with contractors, co-workers and the general public as part of a team
  • Experience budgeting and scheduling to ensure timely and cost-effective completion of construction projects
  • Experience participating in meetings involving diverse audiences and responding to concerns and issues
  • Willingness to travel multiple times each month, sometimes staying overnight.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaker
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of principles of planning and designing major public works including significant groundwork and infrastructure; building costs and materials; building codes and other rules, regulations and codes pertaining to construction contracting and infrastructure management
  • State capital outlay procedures and budgeting
  • State regulations pertaining to the expenditure of funds
  • Purposes, functions and construction programs of State agencies
  • Structural and mechanical engineering as related to construction and earthwork


There are many benefits to joining our team!  The State of California has a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision coverage, CalPERS pension upon retirement, 7 hours of vacation credit per month, 8 hours of sick leave credit per month, two paid Professional Development Days, one paid Personal Holiday, pre-tax parking fee program, monthly $65 transportation voucher, plus many more. 

Please see the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) website at  for further information on state employee benefits.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Johanna Collins
(510) 286-4340

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Amy Hutzel
(510) 286-4180
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Information

Please do not include any confidential information such as social security number, marital status, ethnicity, age, or disability information on any of the documentation uploaded with your online application.

If the classification you are applying for has an education requirement, transcripts will be required to verify you meet the minimum qualifications of the classification. Please be sure to redact any confidential information before uploading your transcripts.

Preference will be given to persons with State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) or Surplus status. Applicants must attach a copy of their most recently dated letter that specifies their designation as either SROA or surplus candidate as proof.

Qualified candidates must  be in a reachable rank on an employment list for this classification, have eligibility in State employment, be in this classification, or have transfer eligibility to this classification.  A Training and Development (T&D) assignments may be considered.

If you do not hear from us in 4-6 weeks from the final file date, you may assume the position has been filled by another applicant. Please note that all additional vacancies that become available may be added to this advertisement.


This is a limited-term position for twelve (12) months.  The assignment will likely be extended an additinal twelve (12) months, but will not exceed twenty-four (24) months.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail