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Project Manager – Public Works

City of Lakewood Civil Service Position Vacancy Announcement

Project Manager
Public Works 

Salary Grade 35 ($63,059.14 – $88,990.99) 

The city of Lakewood is currently accepting applications for the position of Project Manager in the Department of Public Works.  This leadership position assists the Public Works Director and Division Managers in operational functions and as well as manage capital improvement and other projects.  The scope of work, projects, assignments and priorities will shift depending on the seasonal and project needs as determined by the Public Works Director.

Qualified applicants will possess the knowledge, experience and ability to perform the following essential job functions: 

Review of operations and determining needed adjustments; prioritizing repairs and determining suppliers and costs; establishing contracts and conferring with contractors; estimating project costs; making recommendations regarding capital improvement projects; overseeing construction activities and special events; responding to citizens/patrons and following up on requests, complaints, needs, etc.; investigating and resolving residential and commercial complaints, damage and/or loss claims and other problems.

Be knowledgeable of applicable federal, state, and local ordinances, codes, laws, rules and regulations including MS4. Must understand pavement condition ratings, pavement, water main and sewer design and hydraulics. Have experience in project management and construction administration including ADA compliance.


Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and four to five years of related and progressively responsible experience. Professional Engineer License strongly preferred OR, any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 


This position requires flexibility of scheduling and will require meeting and operations attendance during evening and weekend hours.

The selected candidate must be able to pass a civil service examination. Qualified, interested applicants should submit an application with cover letter and current resume through the city website at

Application deadline is Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 4:00 pm.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 2-6-2020