Denver has developed a business plan for our Smart City priorities, strategies and tactics and is looking for a strong project manager to be part of the Smart Cities Team and help us bring our vision to life. This position is LIMITED which means it is funded until 12/31/2019.
Increased mobility freedom through improved and accessible choices are longstanding goals for Denver and the Smart City Challenge accelerated our efforts. We are looking for an individual to help implement innovative, effective, and meaningful solutions to Denver's mobility challenges. This is an opportunity to dream big – to think above and beyond normal budget constraints, knowledge barriers, and technological hurdles to identify a concrete path forward with a focus on innovative transportation technologies.
Your first effort will be the USDOT funded Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant. You will have the opportunity to:
Be part of the Smart City Leadership team and support efficient and effective project and policy decision-making.
Identify and track key priorities, KPI/measures and outcomes that we expect to achieve.
Ensure citywide coordination so that the ATCMTD grant process and outcomes are clearly aligned with the developed smart city priorities, strategies and tactics
Provide day to day direction to implementation staff and contractors.
Elevate issues as necessary to the Smart City leadership team
The successful candidate will have
A broad understanding and connections to national Smart City efforts, strategies and technologies both within and beyond the transportation field
Strong understanding of public policy including local, regional, state and national relationships and legislative climates as they relate to rapidly achieving both ATCMTD and other prioritized Smart City outcomes
Three years of multi modal transportation/ITS project management experience with at least a year in the Smart City arena developing project timelines; budget; finance; contracts; procurements and reimbursements; and required tracking and reporting structures
Strong communication skills in multiple formats and ability to suggest meaningful project messaging that reflects broader Smart City vision and priorities to the public
We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least: Education Requirement:
Baccalaureate Degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, Project Management, or a related field.
Experience Requirement: Three years of professional project management experience in the related occupational group (multi modal transportation) including planning, managing, and scheduling projects and preparing and reviewing contract documents.
A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.
Licensure and/or Certification: By position, requires a valid driver's license.