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Project Manager – Transportation

Scott County
Scott County, Minnesota
Start date
Jul 20, 2022
Closing date
Aug 17, 2022

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Government, Management
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

The Project Manager – Transportation will lead projects in multiple work areas for Scott County based on the County Priorities and the Strategic plan. It is anticipated that this position will focus on transportation and parks projects, but may also be involved on some American Recovery Program Act projects.

In the transportation area, this position will lead and manage public works infrastructure (e.g., roads, water/sewer, & misc. building) projects through the entire project lifecycle. In the parks area it will include infrastructure (e.g., trails, campgrounds, and other park amenities) projects. This may include leading comprehensive plans, programmatic development, facilities master plans, corridor studies, or strategic plans.

Responsible for providing highly skilled project management and technical assistance for all aspects of any size planning study or infrastructure project; and includes the planning, design, and construction to meet County, State, and Federal standards. Balances project needs, scope, time, cost, risk, and quality while maintaining a positive project environment to lead and manage diverse customer and stakeholder expectations.

Additional responsibilities include giving work direction, project monitoring, assisting in capital project planning, budget preparation, and work plan development.

MQs: Requires equivalency of a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Engineering, Project Management, or related field and six years of progressive experience managing complex infrastructure projects and plans. Certification for project management or other related certification is preferred. Valid driver's license is required.

Pay Range: $81,824 - $122,736 – DOQ

Closing: Open until filled

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Scott County is a progressive-thinking public sector employer with 650 employees. We are located 25 miles SW of Minneapolis in downtown Shakopee.

Scott County is among the fastest growing counties in the nation. What an exciting time to be part of our GROWING organization! As an employer, we offer:

* flexible work schedules

* competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package

* a clean and friendly work environment

* and much more!

Scott County is committed to employee training and professional development -- and has resources earmarked for this purpose. In addition to being a recognized family-friendly organization, Scott County has initiated an array of programs and policies that encourage all employees to seek a balance in their work and their lives.

Working in the public sector, you can -- and will -- make a difference in peoples’ lives. We are a people-oriented service industry, dedicated to delivering quality public services to all citizens in an effective, professional, and efficient manner.

Consider joining the workforce in Scott County today. You'll be glad you did!

Compensation: It is the policy of Scott County that fair and equitable compensation shall be provided to employees for services rendered, and employees should be provided competitive rewards for achievement. The Compensation Plan shall promote the service-oriented performance philosophy of the County and recognize employee performance in relation to established behavioral criteria and the achievement of pre-established goals and objectives.

Benefits: A comprehensive benefits package is provided for all employees who work 20 hours per week or more. This package includes:

  • HealthPartners Health Insurance Single, two-party, or family plan options available
  • Delta Dental Insurance Single or family plan options available.
  • ReliaStar Life Insurance $10,000 County-paid coverage
  • Flexible (Pre-Tax) Spending Health Care and Daycare Accounts
  • Long Term Disability
  • An Employee Assistance Program, PERA (Public Employee's Retirement Association) - A retirement system for county and local government employees set-up in 1931 by the MN Legislature.

Other Great Benefits Available:

  • Affinity Plus (credit union)
  • U.S. Government Savings Bonds
  • VALIC - Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Minnesota Benefit Association Insurance
  •  PERA Term Life Insurance
  • Nationwide Retirement Solutions - Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Short Term Disability
  • Employee Safety & Wellness Team
  • Organizational commitment to employee training and development
  • Free parking

Time-Off: 10 paid holidays per year. Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Leave and Vacation and Sick Leave programs for eligible employees (21 to 33 days per year).

Company info
200 4th Ave W

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