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Hillsborough County Government

Project Manager I (#PM1EPCQ) EPCQ
$23.34-$38.17 Hourly / $4,045.60-$6,616.13 Monthly / $48,547.20-$79,393.60 Yearly


Manages small projects or sub-projects. These projects are characterized as having a project value of less than $5 million and generally impacts a single business unit, department or agency. The projects managed have minimal project visibility, impact and risk at the Agency or County level.  


A Bachelor's degree; and
Three or more years of program/project management experience directly related to the position duties.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of project management.
  • Knowledge of the processes, activities, requirements and objectives of the functional area to which assigned.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and solve problems involving several variables or unique situations.
  • Ability to manage the details of projects , track activities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to collect, organize and analyze data and make logical decisions.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Performs project management work by managing, coordinating and implementing small projects or parts of larger complex projects.
  • Directs and coordinates activities concerned with the implementation of a project.
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of contract drafts, requests for proposal, and other related documents for review.
  • Manage project execution to ensure adherence to plan, schedule and scope.
  • Identifies, tracks, monitors and communicates project-related tasks, issues, scope changes, variances and contingencies that may arise during the project implementation.
  • Monitors project budget, monitors status of allocated funds and controls expenses.
  • Prepares and maintains project documentation.
  • Performs other related duties as required. 

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.