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Salary– $36.44 – $46.33 Hourly

How to be Successful in the Role: 

In this role you will be responsible for performing contract compliance, planning, and project management in support of, and in association with non-profit agencies, citizens, contractors, consultants, other County Departments, regulatory agencies, and others.  This position requires you to establish strong working relationships with the public, other government entities, and internal and external stakeholder groups. Having a general understanding of project management, excellent communication skills, and the ability to prioritize projects will help you succeed in this role.

Your supervisor will help you to set expectations and goals, work through on-going projects and priorities, and introduce you to the current policies and procedures, technology, and Pierce County Code.
Core Daily Responsibilities:

  •  Provide technical assistance; prepare and review contracts, specifications, project plans, and correspondence.
  • Observe and inspect work in progress to ensure proper procedures are utilized and project specifications are fulfilled.
  • Work with departmental budgets and bid procedures; evaluate, monitor, and implement federal, state, and local laws and regulations; conducting eligibility and environmental reviews of assigned activities; assist in the selection of contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers; assist in the selection of projects for funding; resolve problems and conflicts; and report on project progress.
  • Coordinate development and review of contracted work by preparing requests for proposals, bids, work orders, and contracts.
  • Provide oversight of contracts to ensure compliance with contract documents, permits, insurance, and other applicable requirements.
  • Conduct field activities of all phases and elements of a variety of projects to ensure contract specifications are met.
  • Use processes and procedures relative to contract/project management.
    • Graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in business, public administration, project or construction management, or other related discipline; and,
    • Three years’ experience related to the position in either the private or public sector.
    • Additional experience or education may substitute for the position requirements.

    Special Note:  

    • Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License. (Note: If a candidate possesses a valid driver’s license from another state, a Washington State driver’s license shall be required within 90 days.)
    • This position may require office and/or field work and routinely lifting 30 pounds. An employee in this class may be required to work evening and weekends.
    • Satisfactory physical condition, as evidenced by a County-approved physical examination.