Salary at hiring will be dependent upon the applicant’s education and experience (the salary range shown reflects steps 1 and 4 of a 7-step pay scale). Employees advance to the next step on their anniversary. Step increases are awarded annually until the highest step is achieved, additional longevity pay is earned based on years of service, and COLA increases are negotiated each July. Exceptional benefits are provided including health/life insurance, retirement plan with generous employer contributions, sick leave, 10 paid holidays per year, 3 personal days per year, and 3 weeks’ vacation leave per year. Vacation accruals begin immediately, increase with longevity, and are available to use after your first 180 days on the job.
4 Year Degree
The Capital Project Manager will perform professional landscape architectural work involved in the design, investigation, and construction of parks and recreation capital improvement projects including park and trail planning and construction, irrigation systems, grading and drainage, parking, and structures; to act as a project manager on assigned projects. This position performs a full range of duties as assigned, working independently and exercising judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. This position will routinely interact with consultants, contractors, and departmental staff in all phases of project management.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. These hours may vary based on operational needs.
Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture, or a related field
Five (5) or more years of combined education and experience, or equivalent
Licensed as a Landscape Architect by the Montana State Board of Architects and Landscape Architects
Experience in park planning and development in communities with urban/wildland interface areas
Experience in a public agency
Experience with Auto CADD and related design programs
City of Billings job application
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.
The application and supporting documents can be submitted online at www.billingsmt.gov or to City of Billings, Human Resources, 210 N. 27th Street, Billings, MT 59101. EOE.
Billings is the largest city in Montana, with a population estimated at 117,116 as of 2020. Located in the south-central portion of the state, it is the seat of Yellowstone County and the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area, which has a population of 171,677. It has a trade area of over 500,000. Billings was nicknamed the "Magic City" because of its rapid growth from its founding as a railroad town in March 1882. The city is named for Frederick H. Billings, a former president of the Northern Pacific Railroad. With one of the largest trade areas in the United States, Billings is the trade and distribution center for much of Montana east of the Continental Divide, Northern Wyoming, and western portions of North Dakota and South Dakota. Billings is also the largest retail destination for much of the same area. The city is experiencing rapid growth and a strong economy it has had and is continuing to have the largest growth of any city in Montana.