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Parks Project Manager
Organisme à But Non Lucratif
Date de début :avril 17
Appliquer avant :mai 17 2021
Industrie : Santé, Gouvernement, Organisme à But Non Lucratif,
Type :Temps plein
Niveau d'ancienneté : 1-2 ans
Description du poste
Are you someone who enjoys diversity in your workday? Do you have an appreciation for the outdoors and wildlife? At Maricopa County Parks and Recreation, you can combine your interests and join our team as a Parks Project Manager. In this role, you will get to be outside amongst our unique Sonoran Desert environment with beautiful mountain views and wildlife all around you while you coordinate Park improvements. Each day will bring something new as you liaise with staff, contractors, and engineers while having a direct impact by improving visitor's experience.
About The Department Of Parks And Recreation
Welcome to the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department! From hiking on a barrier-free trail to horseback riding along a creek to testing your mountain biking skills and abilities on a competitive track, Maricopa County parks offer visitors the best of the Sonoran Desert.
At approximately 122,000 acres of parkland and 872-miles of trails, Maricopa County is home to one of the largest regional park systems in the nation. Currently, there are twelve parks in Maricopa County's regional park system. Each is unique and offers its visitors a wide variety of recreational opportunities.
In addition to the parkland, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department oversees the Maricopa Trail, a 315-mile trail system that encircles the valley and links all of the regional parks together. The department is staffed by a team of passionate employees, park hosts, and volunteers that are dedicated to providing park visitors with the best customer experience possible. Join us today!
We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.
- Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, or a related field
- Two (2) years of experience in project management, managing facilities, or construction projects
- A combination of post-secondary education and/or job-related experience may substitute for the minimum qualifications on a year-for-year basis.
- Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Arizona driver's license by the time of hire
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Our Preferred Candidate Has
- Experience in managing capital improvement projects or major maintenance projects in a government environment desired
- Computer-aided drafting skills (CAD) and Arc View skills
- ADEQ Certification as a Grade 1 Water Treatment Plant and Distribution System Operator or the ability to obtain within 12 months of hire
Essential Job Tasks
The tasks listed are a representation and not an all-inclusive list of essential job tasks for this position.
- Provides project management in all project phases from planning, design, construction, and quality control for capital improvement of park facilities
- Meets with various stakeholder organizations to understand needs and requirements for projects, creating the scope of work
- Schedules and evaluates vendor proposals, assists in contractor selection, manages consultant design and construction contracts, processes change orders, and pay applications
- Point of contact, makes project decisions and develops and implements action plans and recommendations with minimal guidance
- Conducts site visits to inspect the quality of workmanship and monitoring progress
- Ensures contract agreements are met and follows up on project warranties
- Coordinates planning, development, and construction of Park facilities with other departments, agencies, and entities
- Coordinates with Facilities Management and Office of Procurement Services to obtain consultants, designers, and contractors for various design and construction projects and interpret and enforce existing contract requirements
- Oversees a Transient Non-Community Public Water System
- Prepares and oversees project budgets and monitors capital budget items to support department and development budgets
The Maricopa County Park system and Maricopa County is one of the largest Park systems and Counties in the country, and travel from one Park to another can be over 200 miles per day. Works outside in the heat and cold; completes field investigations of parks utility systems, buildings, and park amenities. Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds, hiking on park trails with uneven terrain, and use of ladders are required.
The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on the evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.
All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.
Typically, successful candidates are hired at a salary rate up to the midpoint of the range, based on relevant experience, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.
Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.