HELP WANTED: City of New Bedford Parks, Recreation, and Beaches is hiring for an Assistant Project Manager

PAY: $47,339 – $59,178

Manages infrastructure grants on site including grants awarded for infrastructure improvement. Submits grant reports to granting agencies. Day to day oversight of infrastructure use by the public, leagues, organizations and for special events. Responsible for special event walk throughs and the effective and safe use of parks during events. Attends infrastructure improvement related meetings with other departments, volunteer organizations, designers and contractors. Assures that infrastructure projects are completed within budget, to specification and according to the timeline. Assigns permits for use of fields and parks. Visits the sites to provide department support and ensure proper use of permitted spaces. Some nights and weekends required.

High school degree or GED equivalent. Knowledge of basic construction techniques especially landscape construction and maintenance, ability to read plans and specifications, ability to work with the general public and youth. Knowledge of Windows Office suite. Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and good driving record. Knowledge of green infrastructure and plant material desired but not required. Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO

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