Project Manager (Park Development Division/Parks and Recreation Department)

City of Austin | Austin, TX

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Posted Date 6/01/2022
The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) provides, protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. Working with the City of Austin provides a number of health and welfare benefits, such as medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more! Click HERE for more information.

The purpose of the Project Manager position is to facilitate the delivery of capital improvement projects in the Waller Creek Chain of Parks as a member of the Parks and Recreation Department’s Architectural Development team, from community engagement and concept development through construction and warranty phases.
  • Projects will be delivered in partnership with the Waterloo Greenway Conservancy and other partners.
  • This position will be responsible for management of the partnership, program and delivery of both large and complex projects that meet larger goals of the CIP program, including meeting sustainability and resilience goals while also achieving design excellence for the Parks system.
Application Instructions/Job Requirements:
  • Application: A detailed, complete application is required, and applicants must include on their Employment Record all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting – up to 10 years or more; this will be used to determine your base compensation. Employment Record dates must include month and year. Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application. Statements such as “See Resume” will not be accepted and a resume alone will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application.
  • Skills Assessments: Skills assessment(s) may be required as part of the recruitment process.
  • Virtual Interviews: PARD may conduct virtual interviews.
  • Military/Veteran: An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview.
  • Physical Requirements: Tasks may involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying or using a force equal to lifting up to ten (10) pounds. Work environment includes inside, and outside environmental conditions, extreme temperatures, and hazards associated with equipment operation including fumes, oils, gases and mists. Must be physically and mentally able to communicate, respond and work with participant’s needs and safety issues.
  • Travel: If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.
  • 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department.
  • Tobacco and Vape-Free Workplace: All PARD work site locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any PARD work site – including construction sites, parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicles located on the premises.

Salary: $35.53 – $46.19 per hour.

Work/Location Schedule Notes:
  • Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Hours vary depending upon Departmental needs.
  • May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays.
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Local Government
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