1+ months
2018-04-162018-05-31

Capital Project Manager II/III

Clark County
Vancouver, Washington 98660
  • Job Code
    IRC15275
  • Payrate
    $31 To $46
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Job ID:                                                IRC15275

Company Name:                                Clark County

Location:                                            Vancouver, WA

First Review:                                      04/27/18, then open until filled 

 

 

CAPTIAL project manager ii/iii

 

CLARK COUNTY’S Public Works, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking a capital project manager ii/iii that plans, develops, and executes the tasks and activities of assigned Public Works capital improvement projects


HOW TO APPLY:

An online application is required. For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at: www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/before-you-apply. Please note: do not use Google Chrome or IE Version II


THE Job

The Project Manager plans, develops, and executes the tasks and activities of assigned Public Works capital improvement projects. Most projects result in the construction of public works infrastructure including transportation/road improvements, bridges, traffic signals / roundabouts, storm water collection/treatment, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, park improvements, utilities infrastructure, facilities improvements, and environmental enhancement projects. The Project Manager will lead professional and technical project staff from the inception through completion of assigned projects.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Project scope of work development, project schedule development, and budget preparation. Achieve project milestones and adhere to program budget expectations.

  • Identify and engage key project stakeholders, both internal and external. Assure a high level of communication and coordination with these stakeholders.

  • Establish effective communication with team members to provide key information keeping projects progressing efficiently.

  • Determine and acquire the needed project resources, both internal and external; develop the project team to include all professional disciplines needed to deliver the project.

  • Develop consultant contract task assignments and manage the contract work.

  • Monitor and report on project progress/status. Control the project scope of work, schedule, and budget. Communicate and manage changes that may be needed.

  • Identify project risk areas. Engage appropriate stakeholders to evaluate and make decisions related to risk areas.

  • Implement communication plans to distribute information to stakeholders, the public, media, other agencies, and other county departments. Provide excellent customer service.

  • Represent the county at public meetings and other intra-agency meetings. 

This position is represented and requires membership in Local 17, Professional and Technical Employees. Membership dues will be deducted from employee pay.

 

SALARY 

CPM II:   $31.20 - $39.84 per hour

CPM III: $36.14 - $46.12 per hour


BENEFITS AND SALARY INFORMATION


Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Paid Days Off

  • Deferred Compensation (457 Plan)

  • Retirement through Washington State Department of Retirement Systems is required*

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Flexible Spending

  • Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability

 

Project positions are not eligible for Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts

 

*All Clark County employees must participate in the WASHINGTON STATE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM (PERS). Employee contributions begin the first day of work. Current contribution rates are 5% to 7.38% of gross pay, depending on plan choice.

 

For additional information, check out the Department of Retirement Systems' web site here: http://www.drs.wa.gov/

 

It is the general policy of the County to start employees in the lower or middle sections of the salary range.

 

THE COUNTY

Clark County is located in the southwestern part of the State of Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. With almost 600 programs serving nearly 436,000 residents, the county provides a wide variety of employment opportunities for about 1600 people. Clark County’s structure is complex, with 18 elected officials, 13 regional councils and districts, and numerous appointed boards. Although the county seat is in downtown Vancouver, county employees provide services to all of its residents, from urban cities and towns, to the hundreds of miles of beautiful countryside. Clark County offers excellent livability and a relatively low cost of living. There is no state income tax.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Clark County is committed to increasing the ethnic, cultural and social diversity of its workforce and ensuring that diversity is a key priority of our organization. We are committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Clark County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan is available at http://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/documents

 

If you are in need of ADA/Section 504 assistance for accommodations, please contact Human Resources at (360) 397-2456; Relay (800) 833-6388.

 

NOTE: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online on our website @ www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/before-you-apply Application materials are due by the closing date listed on the recruitment. Please read the Job Posting material thoroughly to determine application requirements.

 

Requirements

Both levels (CPM II and CPM III) require a combination of education, experience, and training that will demonstrate the ability to perform the work. All combinations of education, experience, and training that demonstrate the ability to perform the work will be considered.

 

CPM II Level:

Bachelor's degree in project management, civil engineering or a related field; and two (2) years of responsible project management or closely related experience.

 

--OR—

 

Five (5) years of responsible project management experience or closely related experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the work described above.

 

CPM III Level:

Bachelor's degree in project management, civil engineering or a related field; and five (5) years of responsible project management or closely related experience.

 

--OR--

 

Seven (7) years of responsible project management experience or closely related experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the work described above.

 

--AND--

 

Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) in civil engineering, or a closely related field.

 

Applicants may be hired at either the CPM II or III level, based on their qualifications. Those hired at the II level may be eligible for promotion to III level after gaining the required knowledge, experience, and qualifications.

 

Knowledge of: principles and practices of civil engineering and administration of public works projects; organizational and management practices as applied to the development of projects; and sources of information regarding project management; project estimating; planning, scheduling, monitoring, and problem solving; application and interpretation of County regulatory codes, state and federal regulatory and requirements, departmental policies and procedures, work standards and codes applicable to the job.

 

Ability to: coordinate professional and technical staff with a team emphasis; analyze problems with consideration of consequences of proposed actions; identify alternatives and recommend solutions; implement recommendations in support of goals; supervise the preparation and distribution of project documents and reports; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including a variety of County and other government officials, community groups, and the general public.

 

Salary Details

CPM II:   $31.20 - $39.84 per hour

CPM III: $36.14 - $46.12 per hour

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