Project Manager

SALARY: $32.58 -$42.04 Hourly
$1,303.12 -$1,681.44 Weekly
$67,762.00 -$87,435.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 09/20/22

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION: The Project Manager is an advanced professional and administrative position with supervisory responsibilities in the management of public works projects for the city. Responsibilities include the overall design and project management of City projects, as well as planning, assigning, and reviewing the work of architectural and engineering consultants and contractors. Ensures projects adhere to scope, schedule, specifications, and budget. Analyzes special conditions/circumstances that may arise on projects and assists with solving difficult or unusual problems. Exercises independent judgment in the application of the principles and practices of planning, design, construction, and the administration of a variety of public works projects. Coordinates assigned activities with other City departments, and external agencies. The Project Manager reports to the Public Works CIP Program Manager.
Applicant review will occur on an on-going basis beginning October 3, 2022.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.

  • Define and document project scope, objectives and desired outcome
  • Set and manage stakeholder expectations, both internally and externally
  • Prepare a budget based on project scope
  • Set and adhere to budgetary allocation
  • Engage team, internally or externally, and provide training and coaching, if needed
  • Estimate resource requirement, acquire it effectively and manage efficiently
  • Design a work plan for each team member depending upon project requirement and member expertise
  • Provide project updates to stakeholders as per demand and requirement
  • Create and manage contracts with suppliers and vendors, ensuring timely deliveries
  • Perform regular assessment of project execution to identify areas for improvement
  • Be aware of industry best practices, techniques and standards, and encourage team members to use them for effective project execution
  • Track project performance periodically to ensure both short-term and long-term goals aremet
  • Create and maintain detailed project documentation
  • Undertake risk management to minimize potential risks
  • Use the right tools and techniques for easier project management
  • Ensure project delivery is on time, as per scope and within the allocated budget
  • Manage interdepartmental coordination to ensure smooth project execution
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management and considerable (4 – 5 years) experience in the design, construction, or project management of the design or construction of buildings or other vertical projects.
  • PMP certification desirable

Special Qualifications:

  • Possession of a valid, State of Florida driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle. Requirements exist at the time of hire and as a condition of continued employment.


Required Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient at managing time and resources
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to draw up detailed project plans and schedules
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of managing crises as and when they arise
  • Adept at negotiating internally as well as externally
  • Skilled in analytics
  • Exercises sound judgment and forward-thinking
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, governmental applications, and project cost analysis.
  • Considerable knowledge of construction practices and techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable building codes, laws, and regulations.
  • Considerable knowledge of building materials and methods of construction. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Preferred Skills

  • Proven experience in using popular project management tools
  • Knowledge of project management frameworks and best practices
  • Familiarity with Federal, Regional, and State policies on reimbursable projects
  • Knowledge of Land surveying practices, laws, and procedures
  • Proven experience with grant writing and reporting
  • General knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations
  • Experience with GIS
  • Domain knowledge preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and present clear, concise, and accurate reports and presentations
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings (if necessary)
  • Ability to perform the duties of the job with or without reasonable accommodation and be able to operate various items of office-related equipment
  • Ability to use computer, Microsoft Word and Excel, calculator, multi-line telephone, typewriter, copier, and facsimile machine etc.

The work is medium work. Must have the use of sensory skills to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through personal contact, the use of the telephone and/or other City-issued technology devices. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach and twist under desks and around furniture; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight up to 20 lbs.; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. The amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like,using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Handling: Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand.

Work is performed primarily outdoors where exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, and noises are typically encountered during collection duties in all weather conditions.
Applicants who demonstrate they meet the minimum requirements may be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to, evaluation of education, training and experience; oral interview(s); background investigation; reference checks; medical evaluation; controlled substance screening. Preference will be given to certain veterans, spouses of veterans, or unmarried widows/widowers of veteran. Proof of veterans’ eligibility must be provided at time of application EOE M/F/D/V. Applicants with disabilities who desire special accommodation MUST notify the Human Resources Department at the time of application. All applications must be submitted through the City of North Miami Beach’s applicant portal hosted by Applications submitted elsewhere are not eligible for consideration.

17011 NE 19th Avenue
North Miami Beach, FL 33162

Position #00285

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