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Employment Opportunities

Parks Project Manager

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$55,306 - $76,240 annually
  • Posted Date:02/04/2020
  • Deadline to Apply:02/25/2020 6:00 PM

Parks Project Manager
Parks and Recreation Department
Full-time Exempt Position

Pay Rate: $55,306 - $76,240 annually 

Provo City is looking for a Parks Project Manager to manage development of parks, grounds, landscapes, trails, recreation facilities, and renovation projects. Civic-minded individuals interested in supporting the Parks and Recreation services provided to the residents of Provo City are strongly encouraged to apply. Provo City offers competitive pay, paid vacation, sick, and holidays, employer-paid health insurance, retirement and pension plans, a 4/10 work schedule, paid parental leave, and free use of the Provo Recreation Center, Ice Arena, and Library, among many other great benefits. 

Description: This position supports the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation in the following duties: set goals, timelines, and benchmarks, and meet objectives; develop standing plans for asset lifespan replacement; provide expert analysis and recommendations to department leaders; update, monitor, and pursue outcomes for Parks and Recreation Master Plan, Capital funding schedules, and similar plans; determine level of service needs and develop impact fee analysis plans; coordinate all pre-construction planning for all capital improvement projects and other department projects; create original and contemporary landscape designs, construction documents, specifications, and renderings; obtain proposals; prepare grant applications to Federal, State, and private funding sources; manage capital project operations budgets, schedules, and grant awards; inspect projects for quality and progress; guide projects through City design review process; organize and maintain document database, including plans, bids, schedules, budgets, correspondence, inspection reports, change orders, contract/specification compliance, and other documentation; prepare and submit regular project progress reports; coordinate with department managers on all in-house projects; gather and analyze data; prepare studies; serve on committees; organize and conduct neighborhood design meetings; obtain citizen input and inform the public on project status; manage customer expectations; prepare and give presentations to varied groups; supervise, plan, and coordinate work of assigned personnel, including scheduling workload and coordinating workflow; oversee staff training; identify, evaluate, and resolve personnel issues; conduct performance evaluations and enact rewards and discipline if needed; make staffing decisions; attend varied meetings; perform other related duties as required. 

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, or Construction Management or related field and four years of progressively responsible experience in park and grounds project management OR six years of experience including landscape design and installation, reading engineering plans and design specifications, soil testing, irrigation installation, general park construction, and general computer knowledge OR an equivalent combination of education, training, or experience [substituting each one year of post-secondary education/training for six months of experience].  

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To Apply: Apply online at www.provocity.jobs or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, UT, before 6:00 p.m. on the closing date. 

Closing Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

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