Senior Project Manager
Company: City of Salem
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Salary $7,838.13 - $10,535.20 MonthlyLocation Salem, ORJob
TypeRegular (Full-Time)DepartmentPublic Works DepartmentJob
Number22-0178-01Closing9/5/2022 11:59 PM PacificJob Summary
The City of Salem is seeking Candidates for two Senior Project
Managers (Engineer 3) in the Engineering Division of the Public
Works Department. One position will have the opportunity to manage
the delivery of publicly funded capital improvement projects and
one position will have the opportunity to guide the delivery of
public improvements within privately funded residential
subdivisions and commercial development projects.
The Senior Project Manager (Engineer 3) position for the Capital
Improvement Program performs a full range of civil engineering
project development and management through the planning, design,
and construction of complex projects, and provides quality control
over activities managed by lower-level engineers. Independently
applies extensive and diversified knowledge of engineering
principles and practices in broad areas of assignments. Responsible
for supervision and leading lower level engineering staff,
providing program level budgeting, serving on technical and
advisory committees, establishing project delivery procedures,
negotiating and obtaining program level regulatory permits, and
working with stakeholders across the organization and in the
The Senior Project Manager (Engineer 3) position for the
Development Program performs a wide range of activities including
project planning, plan review, utility system analysis, stormwater
review, design exception analysis, construction reviews, System
Development Charge planning, certified project cost analysis, and
project acceptance/warranty item management on privately funded
development projects. Development projects typically include street
improvements, sanitary sewers, storm water systems, water system
improvements, pump stations, reservoirs, and traffic systems. This
position is responsible for coordinating the delivery of quality
public infrastructure by the development community. This is a
senior project management position due to the level of decision
making and communication necessary with developers and City staff
at all levels of the organization.
What you will bring along:
- Experience in project management, transportation, sanitary
sewer, stormwater, water system improvements, or land
- Excellent communication and time management skills.
What can we offer you for all your hard work?
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your
- Paid vacation and sick time in accordance with City
- Competitive pay.
- Employer-paid PERS contribution of 6%.
- Opportunity for voluntary pre-tax contributions to a 457b
- Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts.
- Voluntary long-term care.
- Employee wellness program.
- Employee assistance program.
- Free employee health clinic.
What are the minimum qualifications ?
- Must pass the pre-employment background check.
- Must have valid driver license and meet the City of Salem's
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in
Civil Engineering or a related field, six years of experience in a
related field, or any combination experience and training that
demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as
listed, and the ability to perform the essential job
- Professional Civil Engineer License required.
The City of Salem is the state capital of Oregon and is located in
the heart of the Willamette Valley between the Coast and Cascade
Mountain ranges. Salem is within a one-hour drive of the beautiful
Oregon Coast, Cascade Mountains, and downtown Portland. The area
offers wonderful opportunities for year-around activities including
sports, outdoor activities, art, culture, and education. The City
operates under a Council/Manager form of government and offers a
fast-paced, welcoming, and progressive work environment.
The Engineering Division in the Public Works Department is charged
with delivering the 5-Year Capital Improvement Plan and is
currently working on a wide variety of capital improvement projects
including: water transmission and distribution facilities,
wastewater collection and treatment facilities, pump stations,
reservoirs, drainage facilities, parks, airport facilities,
streets, bridges, traffic signals, and urban development projects.
The Engineering Division is also charged with management of design
plan review and construction compliance of privately funded
residential subdivision and commercial development projects.
The Public Works Department values employees and their professional
development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating
on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and
being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward
to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work
life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the
health, safety and welfare of our community, including our
Where can I find out more about the position?
Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for
Engineer III or view by clicking here .
How can I apply?
The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities
and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we
strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem
is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and
has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We
believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and
views, listening to, and learning from each other, we are better
able to serve the community.
To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your
application. Hiring managers do not have access to view resumes as
part of the application review process, please make sure to include
how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification
in your application.
Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above
but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility
list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists
are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to
eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please
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