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City of Forsyth
JOB TITLE: Project Manager
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Economic Development Director
The Project Manager is responsible for managing all phases of planning, design, and/or development of capital improvements and other assigned projects from conception to completion. Oversees, coordinates, organizes, and collaborates with developers, project engineers, consultants, contractors, and other agencies regarding facility and infrastructure development and permitting. Navigates and troubleshoots project-related challenges, conducts a variety of research and analysis to prepare exhibits and grant proposals, prepares and delivers presentations, and reports to a variety of audiences. Work is performed independently under the general supervision of the Economic Development Director.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following duties are representative of the work required for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
The Project Manager must be knowledgeable of the following principles, procedures, and concepts:
MINIMUM TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Completion of a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, economics, political science, urban planning, marketing, public relations, or a related field and at least two years of related experience in project management, economic development, or planning and zoning administration; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Experience in the public sector is highly desirable.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of a valid State of Georgia Driver's License (Class C) and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Project Manager travels frequently throughout the City of Forsyth and is sometimes required to travel to various locations throughout the state for meetings, conferences, workshops, etc.
(ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Ability to read and understand written materials. Ability to effectively communicate information to supervisors, co-workers, and the general public.
Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in written form in a professional manner to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and/or provide service. In addition, this position requires extensive contact with other employees, the general public, and public officials, often involving problem-solving circumstances.
Ability to interpret and understand a variety of forms, reports, manuals, regulations, and other means of instruction and guidance.
The employee must meet the physical demands in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. This position requires light-to-medium demands with regular periods of sitting, standing, walking, computer use, and occasional lifting of lightweight objects.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, work is typically performed in an office and outdoors while inspecting projects or work sites. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, and occasional inclement weather.
I, the employee, understand that this document is not to be construed as a contract, either implied or explicit. All information contained herein is merely an attempt by the City of Forsyth to explain the essential duties that I am expected to perform.
Employee’s Signature: ____________________________ Date: ______________
Supervisor’s Signature: ____________________________ Date: _______________