The Project Manager position performs responsible, professional work coordinating various engineering and architectural projects, trains and serves as the team leader/supervisor of various projects. Serve as liaison with contractors, consultants, and utility department's providing support to Parks and Recreation Department CIP projects This management position is critical to meeting the annual CIP Spending Plan of the Parks and Recreation Department Division; ensuring compliance with Health, Safety and Welfare requirements and coordinating projects with various COA departments and programs.
Education and Certifications -Bachelor degree in Civil or Structural Engineering -Professional Civil or Structural Engineer License -LEED Accreditation -Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Experience -5 years of experience managing capital improvement projects to include writing Scopes of Work, preparing contracts and dealing with permitting process. -Experience coordinating and managing efforts of multi-disciplinary project teams. -Demonstrated experience in developing complex design concepts through construction documents. -3 years experience in preparing and presenting to Boards and Commissions. -Minimum 5 years experience with AutoCAD software. -Minimum 3 years experience in construction oversight/ supervision in large scale land development. -Minimum 3 years experience in submitting and processing site development, building and/or trade permits.
Resume and Cover Letter are required, but will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online Employment Application. Link to job posting, additional information regarding essential duties and functions, and instructions for applying: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/71317
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department has been the trusted steward of the city's parkland since 1928 when the population was approximately 50,000. More than 85 years later with a community of almost one million, the Department continues to serve the public by providing, protecting and preserving a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences.
The Department is recognized for excellence in operation and service by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and aligns itself with the industry values defined by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation. Adhering to best practices, we offer an essential public service and demonstrate our economic value, health and environmental benefits, and social importance by improving the overall quality of life for Austin residents and visitors.