City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department
May 2, 2018
67140.00 - 117012.00
Full-time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of PARK PROJECT MANGER to fill one (1) vacancy in the ADMIN - PLAN & DESIGN DIVISION of the PARKS, RECREATION & COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT. The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.
The Parks, Recreation & Community Services department is looking for a highly motivated professional to join its team to manage the City of Riverside Park projects! This is a fantastic opportunity to have a hand in how our City's parks take shape!
Under general direction, Park Project Managers manage both Consultant and Capital Construction contracts for the implementation of capital projects, as assigned, consistent with both City and Departmental standards, policies and procedures, as well as all regulatory and legal requirements; prepare bid documents for award and RFPs for consultant services; work closely with the Planning, Public Works, other City Departments, and outside agencies to coordinate timely and seamless service delivery of projects; provide professional and technical staff assistance; and do related work as required.
WORK PERFORMED: Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assist the department Director, General Manager or designee in establishing goals, objectives, priorities, schedules and budgets for individual programs, projects and events.
Serve as a liaison to local organizations, businesses, developers, real estate brokers, public agencies, property owners, legislative representatives, and the general public to educate, encourage collaboration and promote City programs, projects and activities.
Make public presentations at City events and other venues to legislative bodies, business organizations, community groups, development associations and other constituents.
Conduct, evaluate and/or coordinate complex studies, and prepare comprehensive reports and recommendations.
Establish and maintain electronic database and contract management programs or capital improvement project tracking system(s).
Coordinate with other departments, utility companies, non-profit organizations and affected parties, and agencies to facilitate timely completion of projects or the review and processing of specific private development projects.
Facilitate interdepartmental coordination related to the timely completion of projects, programs and activities.
Perform professional park planning duties including acquisition, design, & development projects in connection with City parks, open space, trails & recreation facilities;
Serve as project manager for park development projects from Planning, environmental review and design through construction administration and delivery to operation staff;
Prepare and review site plans, specifications, studies and various working drawings to insure compliance with park development standards, City policies, ordinances, and environmental laws;
Consult and coordinate with City Planning, Public Works, contractors, project architects, engineers, other consultants, public agencies, property owners and the general public to encourage collaborations and promote Park development/redevelopment activities.
Prepare RFPs, staff reports, written correspondence, construction estimates, schedules, presentation graphics and other project related documents;
Review work of assigned staff and consultants; establishes and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four year college or university with major work in Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineer, Architecture, or a closely related field. A Master's Degree or graduate level course work is desirable.
Experience: Four years of professional experience in Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering or Architecture, including three years in the development or redevelopment of Parks projects. A Master's Degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Necessary Special Requirement :
Possession of an appropriate, valid class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
Highly Desirable Qualification:
Possession of a CA License to practice Landscape Architecture.