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Special Projects Manager

The City of Stone Mountain

Listing Summary

Classification Title:  Special Projects Manager

Term of Appointment: Full-time position

Reports to: City Manager        

Compensation: Depend on Experience (DOE)



• Coordinate and manage projects and events associated with the Office of the City Manager, ensuring timely and successful completion.
• Serve as a liaison between the City Manager and external agencies such as contractors, county officials, and other municipalities.
• Schedule, organize, and facilitate meetings and events, including preparing necessary documentation and follow-up actions.
• Assist in the development and implementation of strategic plans and initiatives.
• Conduct research and prepare reports on various topics to support decision-making and policy development.
• Monitor project timelines and budgets, and provide regular updates to the City Manager and other stakeholders.
• Foster positive relationships with community members, government agencies, and other external partners.
• Address and resolve issues that arise during the course of projects, acting as a mediator when necessary.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the City Manager.

Stakeholder Engagement:
• Liaise with city officials, community leaders, and the public to gather feedback.
• Communicate effectively with various stakeholders to ensure smooth operations.

Project Management:

• Lead and manage projects within the department or any other projects identified by the City Manager.
• Monitor project progress and make adjustments as necessary.



Office environment with occasional field visits. Work occasional evenings and weekends for events.



• Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field.
• At least 3 years of experience in project management, preferably in a government or public service environment.
• Strong organizational and planning skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.
• Knowledge of local government operations and procedures is highly desirable.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and project management software.
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative and a strong work ethic.

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