City of Seattle,
Position Description This position is responsible for coordinating the efforts of a diverse team of City and non-City staff, consultants and community members to deliver capital projects on time and within budget. This position will focus on corridor development to include multimodal transportation schemes. Rapid transit, bicycle and pedestrian projects such as neighborhood greenways, cycle tracks, multi-use trails, new sidewalks, and pedestrian crossing improvements. These projects typically require extensive public outreach, and the project manager will play a key role in working with the public to successfully implement the projects. Job Responsibilities Serves as development coordinator and\/or as support to PDD senior developers for a variety of corridor development projects, including high-profile transit, freight, bicycle and pedestrian projects such as neighborhood greenways, cycle tracks, multi-use trails, new sidewalks, and pedestrian crossing improvements. Monitors and coordinates development phase for the Corridors Team from initiation to 30% including tracking & reporting on cost and schedule metrics. Attends meetings to determine objectives, program plans and project scope Develops and negotiates schedules for design and construction; and monitors and coordinates activities of consultants, committees, community organizations, and users during the development phase. Coordinates, develops and communicates planning level schedules; planning level basis of estimates; project budgets & budget reconciliation. Evaluates project scopes to ensure adherence to program specifications and standards. Prepares reports, correspondence, advertisements, and official documents. Supports the planning of capital improvement and other City funded\/sponsored projects by preparing necessary documents outlining scope of project, objectives, methodologies and major duties of project participants. Works closely with public outreach staff to develop and implement effective and inclusive outreach strategies.Provides information to the public at public meetings and hearings to explain project activities and answer questions. Serves as liaison with other departments and agencies with respect to projects assigned. Assists in coordination of consultant selection process; administers consultant contracts tasks; and coordinates all aspects of contract between other staff; and evaluates consultant performance. Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires a minimum of three years project or construction management or related experience and a Bachelor Degree in Architecture or Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Business Administration, Urban Planning or related field. (or a combination of education and\/or training and\/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated capability to actively manage multiple projects and monitor and maintain the progress of schedules to meet milestones and budget expenditures. Knowledge and experience with multi-modal project types and design standards. Proficiency in using MS Word, MS Project, and MS Excel with experience using project management software. Demonstrated written communication skills, good oral communication skills Experience leading or supporting public involvement processes. Knowledge of state and federal grant funding requirements and experience delivering grant-funded projects. Experience reviewing and preparing estimates Graphic design, Geographic Information Systems or mapping skills. Multilingual. Additional Information Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. A background check may be required for this position. Complete driving abstract upon request is required.
City of Seattle,
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The Civil Division represents the City in lawsuits and advises City officials as they develop programs, projects, policies, and legislation. The sections within the Civil Division include torts (claims), land use, environment, labor and employment, contracts, and utilities.