Owner's Representative

Organization: City of El Paso Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: City of El Paso, Texas, United States
Job or Internship: Job

***Recruitment will begin June 27, 2013.***


Education and Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Architecture, Engineering or related field and five (5) years of managing construction projects including three (3) years of construction contract administration, and two (2) years of zoo construction or directly related field.


Under direction of Zoo Director, oversee professional project development and administration of Zoo construction services and contracts while acting in the owner’s best interest to ensure that all stakeholders are focused on the project, communicating effectively and working towards a common goal.


Manage and monitor projects activities to ensure that scope, design, construction and exhibit installation is in accordance with design documents, budget, and schedules. Involves: Serve as the direct liaison between Zoo staff, the Program/Project Management Firm, designers, consultants and contractor, and committees, as assigned.

Review contracts, plans and specification between the selected vendors and El Paso Zoo for services to be performed for suitability.

Manage Zoo occupancy process by assisting the Zoo in developing operation and maintenance plans/schedules and with contracts extending into the warranty period.

Salary: $57,338.10 - $87,727.29 Annually

Note: Recruitment will begin on June 27, 2013. On June 27, 2013, interested applicants must go to www.elpasotexas.gov to apply. Applications are only accepted online. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close once a preset number of qualified applications have been received.