City of Thornton PARKS AND OPEN SPACE PROJECT MANAGER in Thornton, Colorado
PARKS AND OPEN SPACE PROJECT MANAGER
PARKS AND OPEN SPACE PROJECT MANAGER
$67,699.00 - $93,424.00 Annually
CO 80229, CO
3/28/2018 5:00 PM Mountain
STANDARD 40 HOUR WORKWEEK
NONE, NOT CAREER SERVICE
PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Under direction, manages, administers, and coordinates various projects related to planning, acquisition and development of parks, open space, recreational facilities and trails, while ensuring conformance with applicable city, state, and federal standards.
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
Administers and coordinates capital improvement projects to ensure conformance with applicable city, state and federal standards.
Provides professional level staff assistance to capital projects supervisors and managers.
Oversees and directs the design of capital improvement projects, ensuring that the projects are designed and constructed within budget and schedule. Coordinates and prepares project design, and reviews construction plans and specifications.
Assists with the coordination and the implementation of the City of Thornton Parks and Open Space Master Plan and ensures the goals and objectives of the City of Thornton Comprehensive Plan are met with regard to parks, recreation, open space and trails.
Reviews designs and approves changes; develops technical solutions; serves as a team leader.
Assists or manages and coordinates the activities of construction projects; reviews or analyzes and evaluates construction on site for compliance with contract documents. Makes recommendations for technical solutions to problems encountered during project design and on-site inspections.
Performs review of development projects; reviews construction plans, drainage reports and utility studies for conformance to City standards. Provides reviews to City Development, Infrastructure and Community Services. Serves as a liaison with other departments and provides technical assistance and support for capital improvement projects or planning projects.
Collects or develops technical and financial information regarding construction projects to capital projects supervisor or manager. May collect and develop technical data for park, recreation and open space standards and specifications. Assists in the preparation of capital improvement budget requests; prepares budget requests and cost estimates.
Schedules, conducts, and coordinates pre-construction meetings with Contract Administration, design engineers, landscape architects, contractors, public utilities and adjacent municipalities as needed.
Conducts public meetings; responds to inquiries and complaints from the public. Resolves disputes with contractors and vendors.
Prepares technical reports, project progress reports, project review meeting reports and surveys for management, City Council or other boards and commissions. Prepares and maintains comprehensive technical documentation.
Prepares grant applications and administers awards.
May evaluate traffic signing and pavement marking for conformance with applicable codes.
May prepare elements of and assist with implementation of the Parks and Open Space Master Plan. May prepare City ordinances related to parks, recreation and open space. May provide technical assistance and support for the Parks and Open Space Advisory Commission.
May assist with department website development, citizen education and professional outreach.
May perform elements of GIS mapping as required. May collect, record, and maintain park and open space data for statistical information. May retrieve, manipulate, and summarize information for planning reports.
May provide functional supervision or coordinate work activities of assigned staff. Provides oversight to consultants, design professionals, environmental specialists and contractors as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, or related field from an accredited college or university; four years of related job experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
A valid Colorado driver's license with a safe driving record. Possession of a current Landscape Architect license in the State of Colorado may be required.
Your application will be used as a screening tool. Completeness and accuracy are important! Any false or untrue statements or material omissions in the application and related paperwork or during the selection process could disqualify you from consideration.
The city of Thornton conducts pre-employment drug testing and a background investigation as a condition of employment.
The City of Thornton offers employees an outstanding benefits package. Benefit eligibility is based on the status of the position applied for. Benefits offered may include the following depending on the job type/status of the position:
• Health Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Life, Dependent Life & Supplemental Life Insurance Options
• Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment Policy
• Flexible Spending Plan
• Retiree Health Savings Plan
• Pension Plan & Deferred Compensation Plans
• Short & Long-term Disability Plans
• Paid Holidays
• Vacation & Sick Leave
• In-House Training Opportunities
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Employee Assistance Program