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City of Missoula, MT Redevelopment Project Manager in Missoula, Montana

Redevelopment Project Manager

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Redevelopment Project Manager

Salary

$72,758.40 - $83,636.80 Annually

Location

Missoula, Montana

Job Type

Regular, Full-Time

Job Number

00368

Department

Missoula Redevelopment Agency

Opening Date

05/09/2024

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

Overview

Join a small, dynamic team to help shape urban redevelopment and public infrastructure in Missoula’s six urban renewal districts. Work collaboratively with the Missoula Redevelopment Agency Board, City departments, nonprofit and private developers, and others to develop and manage complex urban redevelopment and infrastructure projects, including those involving workforce and market rate housing, commercial development, public parks, trails, and public amenities.

Please viewexample projects (https://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/DocumentCenter/View/71686/2024-position-examples) completed by Project Managers at Missoula Redevelopment Agency.

Details: Priority s creening will begin on Tuesday, May 28, 2024. It is in your best interest to apply by this date. Applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

To Apply : All applicants must submit a City of Missoula Application AND a Cover Letter describing your interest in the role and qualifications.

Resumes will not be reviewed. All details should be entered on the application.

** The posted wage range is the starting wage range only. The full range for the position is $34.98 - $42.62/hour and will increase each year for longevity and cost of living adjustments.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and manage complex redevelopment projects, such as: infrastructure construction, parks, and trails; plan projects; develop schedules; prepare basic budgets; monitor construction and expenses; review and process payment/reimbursement requests; finalize project closeout documents.

  • Oversee redevelopment projects involving federal funding from sources, such as: the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program, and other State and Federal grant programs; monitor agency compliance with regulations, and state approval process for projects.

  • Review and manage applications for the Workforce Housing Program, including application development, financial analysis, public benefit, and need analysis; prepare and present funding recommendations to the MRA Board; draft development agreements, and coordinate with Community Development, Planning, and Innovation (CPDI) staff on income qualification and compliance.

  • Collaborate with GIS Services to maintain an inventory of properties and associated taxable values; monitor and project tax increment within districts including verifying receipt of tax revenues through the use of GIS or other data tracking systems.

  • Coordinate various public and private partnerships; negotiate with property owners to acquire easements.

  • Prepare Request for Proposals (RFPs) for architects and engineers; negotiate agreements and contracts; prepare bid documents; supervise contractors and consultants.

  • Collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders, including other city departments, outside agencies, and other community entities, to acquire and disseminate information, offer ideas, promote the objectives of the MRA, further economic development and good community development in the Urban Renewal Districts, etc.

  • Serve as liaison with state regulators of federal transportation funds.

  • Present recommendations and other various project information to the MRA Board, City Council, and other private and community entities.

  • Establish public meetings to communicate project information and elicit public comment.

  • Prepare and compile progress reports, and various other agency reports, including the findings of blight analysis and urban renewal plans, etc.

  • Assist with other agency development projects.

  • Participate in capital improvement and strategic planning for the department.

  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of project management principles, practices, and procedures, including budgeting, contracts, staff coordination, timeline management, facilitation of project design/development, structure, workgroups, implementation, etc.

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of construction project management, including plans, surveys, and various tools and equipment.

  • Knowledge of and ability to promote department safety considerations, City safety policies.

  • Skill in utilizing various computer software and databases, including Microsoft 365, and the ability to learn job-specific applications and equipment, such as: ArcGIS and AutoCAD.

  • Skill in public speaking, with the ability to present data, reports, and other findings to a variety of diverse groups and individuals.

  • Skill in understanding and interpreting complex laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines.

  • Skill in managing multiple projects with shifting priorities and timeline demands.

  • Skill in organization, time management and prioritizing with the proven ability to have keen attention to detail and accuracy in performing work with adherence to strict deadlines.

  • Skill in negotiating and communicating, in person and writing, with the proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse individuals.

  • Ability to write and prepare recommendations.

  • Ability to maintain current knowledge, developments, and trends related to specific area of focus and/or assigned projects.

  • Ability to maintain and exhibit integrity and discretion in handling the confidential and sensitive information.

  • Ability to maintain and foster a culture of professionalism, adhere to departmental and City standards and specifications, and support a positive team environment.

  • Ability to resolve conflicts with facilitating outcomes while maintaining a calm demeanor.

  • Ability to learn, interpret, and apply departmental and City of Missoula practices and procedures, including Missoula land use and zoning ordinances, City of Missoula and Missoula County short-term and long-range urban planning goals and initiatives, state and federal transportation funding programs, and other federal, state, and local laws pertaining to urban redevelopment.

Working Conditions:

  • Work environment may involve occasional exposure to unavoidable seasonal weather, uneven and steep terrain, occupational hazards, construction hazards, and physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Qualifications and Additional Application Materials

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to eight (8) years of professional-level development, construction, real estate development, economic development experience, or another relevant field.

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) experience is preferred but not required.

This summary outlines the benefit programs; actual benefits may vary depending on bargaining unit and employment status.

The City of Missoula will reward your contributions to our community with competitive compensation and generous benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Market-Competitive Salary

  • Work/life balance, including the possibility of flexible schedules and remote work opportunities

  • $0 premium for health and dental coverage for employees and affordable premiums for family coverage

  • $10,000 Employer-sponsored Accidental Death and Dismemberment Life Insurance Policy

  • Options for supplemental life, disability, critical illness, and accident

  • Constitutionally guaranteed retirement plan (http://mpera.mt.gov/) with the City contributing 8.77% of salary on your behalf and the ability to contribute to a supplemental deferred compensation program

  • Generous paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays

  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts

  • The City of Missoula may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Look here (https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service) to learn more and understand whether you may be eligible.

Additional benefits package information is available here (https://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/DocumentCenter/View/53956/Benefits-at-a-Glance?bidId=) .

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Please describe your experience developing and managing urban redevelopment projects, including any projects involving infrastructure construction, parks, trails, and/or redevelopment of vacant or underutilized parcels for housing or commercial uses. What was your role or involvement?

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Please describe your experience using graphic computer software such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and AutoCAD. If none, how would you become proficient?

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Have you attached your cover letter that is required for a complete application?

  • Yes

  • No

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Agency

City of Missoula

Address

435 Ryman Street

Human Resources

Missoula, Montana, 59802

Phone

406-552-6130

Website

https://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/

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