City of Tucson

SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER (#0440)

$31.27-$55.49 Hourly / $65,041.60-$115,419.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 818


General Description

Manages special projects assigned by the City Manager and/or representative and collaborates with experts from different fields for the duration of each project. Assists in developing and implementing project budgets and monitors expenditures. Develops project-related departmental policies and interprets policies for staff implementation.

Essential Functions

Completes special projects assigned by the City Manager and/or representative.

Manages and directs complex projects by coordinating work of contracted consultants, forecasting timelines and project parameters, reviewing and approving plans and documents, devising solutions to problems, ensuring projects are completed effectively and efficiently within budget timeframes, studying and approving agreements, disbursing payments, conducting and attending meetings with associated parties.

Prepares forecasts of needed funds, assists in the development and implementation of budgets, monitors project budgets, authorizes expenditures and budget allocations, reviews budget documents and prepares reports and communications.

Develops performance measures in conjunction with national organizations.

Meets and corresponds with City departments, other public agencies, and private jurisdictions in conducting research to obtain necessary information.

Collaborates with intra and inter-departmental personnel, develops project goals and objectives, evaluates project success and regulatory compliance, and makes presentations.

Meets and develops partnerships with Neighborhood Associations, community leaders, commercial and business leaders, and other organizations to develop a sense of relevant issues facing our community and to respond as a representative of the City.

Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work.

Develops project-related departmental policies and interprets policies for staff implementation.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years managing complex projects and associated budgets

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

None

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 02

Occupation Group Description: General Administration

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: Superintendent/Manager

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 0440; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;