City of Edmonton Project Management Officer Temporary in Edmonton, AB

City of Edmonton

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Project Management Officer
Edmonton, AB

Landscape Design and Construction (Community Services). Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use on City business….

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Reporting to the General Supervisor, Landscape Design and Construction, you will carry out the day to day project contract activities for a wide variety of landscape projects!

As the Project Management Officer you will:
Lead project teams and administering various projects from concept to completion under time pressures to meet deadlines on budget while supporting the City of Edmonton’s project management framework practices and the Parkland change process

Perform project administrative functions by establishing and maintaining budgets and cost controls

Managing assigned project scope, budget, schedule and any other required change orders to meet project deliverables

Ensure all contractual, legal, safety,and industry standard requirements are effectively incorporated into all projects

Budget, estimate and prepare cost estimates and alternatives for internal and external customers

Provide budget, schedules and formats for consultants in the preparation of technical drawings and specifications

Prepare and distributing construction meeting minutes

Oversee project inspections and report findings

Prepare and administer various parks construction contracts and tender documents related to landscaping, hard surfaces, infrastructure and utilities

Organize bid reviews and site inspections, and preparing acceptance recommendations

Review invoices and costs associated with the management and administration of projects justifying cost effectiveness

Work closely with other Project Managers to ensure accurate and complete documentation

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, consultants and management as well as addressing political issues



A Diploma/Degree in Horticulture, Arboriculture, Engineering Technology or Business Administration or a related discipline. Related landscaping or project management courses would be an asset

A minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible experience in project management and administration. Experience in a municipal setting would be an asset

Experience with project budgeting

Experience with landscape projects

Basic understanding of surveying and landscape grading

Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google and PACMAN and SAP (accounting and project management) software

Knowledge of City of Edmonton Parks Tangible Capital Assets (TCA) reporting requirements and Parkland Change Process requirements

Knowledge of current trends and developments in construction

Knowledge of and ability to interpret contractual and legal requirements

Considerable knowledge of hard surfacing, utilities, infrastructure and landscape construction, safety and labour requirements

Ability to interpret and read total project plans and specifications of a complex nature

Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, government officials and management

Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton

Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s licence (or provincial equivalent).

Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver’s permit is a requirement of this position

Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use on City business

Hours of Work

: 33.75 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

Salary Range:
$40.668 – $51.111 (Hourly), $71,646.850 – $90,044.800 (Annually).

Recruitment Consultant:

Classification Title


Project Management Officer

Posting Date


Mar 20, 2015

Closing Date


Apr 3, 2015, 10:59:00 PM

Number of Openings (up to)







CSU 52



Landscape Design and Construction (Community Services)

Work Location(s)


CN Tower, 10th Floor, 10004 – 104 Ave


T5J 0K1

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-21
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