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Project Manager

City of Harrisonburg, VA
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801

Are you seeking your next career move with an organization that values your technical and leadership skills related to project management in the public works and/or public utilities fields? If so, consider applying to become the City of Harrisonburg Public Utilities Department's Project Manager!

As a Project Manager in Public Utilities, you'll perform a variety of advanced skilled technical work managing multiple phases of City public infrastructure capital projects from conception to completion, including:

  • The initiating phase of supervising and scheduling of engineering field liaison crews for asset data collection and synthesis into design documents;
  • The design phase by assisting with creating and approving construction plans/specifications;
  • The monitoring phase by making field modifications and by inspecting the workmanship and materials of contractors for compliance with city specifications and industry standards;
  • The closure phase by coordinating the transfer of assets to the asset manager;
  • In all phases, engaging and communicating with project stakeholders.

A detailed list of essential functions along with the ideal candidate's knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position is available in the Project Manager class specification.

The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement (VRS & MissionSquare), life insurance, paid leave and holidays. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.

The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates/Technical degree with coursework in project management, contract management, construction, engineering, or related field and extensive (6 or more years) experience in project management in the public works and/or public utilities field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be used to meet this requirement.
  • Asset management certification and project management (PMI) certification or training desired but not required for consideration.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.
  • Click here to view the physical requirements of this position.

If selected, you'll be required to obtain:

  • VDOT Intermediate Work Zone Safety Certification within six (6) months of hire;
  • Appropriate certifications in erosion and sediment/stormwater control program inspection and/or administration within two (2) years of hire.

The selected candidate for this position will be subject to the following screenings and must receive satisfactory results:

  • DMV record review; and
  • Criminal background check.

Salary Details

The Project Manager position is a full-time, exempt role with benefits and a preferred hiring range of $28.05 - $32.26 per hour (equivalent to $58,344 - $67,100 annually); however, an exact salary will be dependent upon the selected candidate's qualifications and experience and in compliance with City Policy Section 3: Compensation.



  • Government / Civil Service
Posted: 2022-11-23 Expires: 2023-01-07

City of Harrisonburg, VA

Harrisonburg, Virginia is an independent city located in the central Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia. Harrisonburg is located right along Interstate 81 and is only two hours away from both Richmond, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Harrisonburg is recognized as the county seat for Rockingham County.

The City of Harrisonburg operates under a council-manager form of government which combines elected officials in the form of a governing body with an appointed local government manager. The City Manager then oversees the delivery of public services through the city departments. Each city department then has a role in how services are provided to the citizens.

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