Project Manager II - REPOST

Requisition ID: 37321 


Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Peoples, Vancouver has a commitment to becoming a City of Reconciliation. Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most liveable cities and is working towards being the greenest city in the world. Named among Canada's Top 100 Employers, BC's Top Employers, and Canada's Greenest Employers, the City of Vancouver seeks colleagues who can help shape and embody our core commitments to sustainability, decolonization, equity and outstanding quality of life for all residents.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.


Main Purpose and Function
The Project Manager II position focusses on early stages of capital projects with an emphasis on long-term planning, site optimization and feasibility studies to ensure that the City meets its present and future service needs in the most efficient and financially sustainable manner, aligning with the City’s strategic goals. This position is also responsible for providing technical oversight of spaces delivered to the City by third parties, including private developments. Responsibilities include input into the negotiation for community facilities by providing the City’s functional and technical requirements, and quality assurance from concept through construction and warranty to ensure projects meet the functional requirements of their intended use. This position also works with various City Departments on long-term capital facilities planning and may lead consultant teams in the design, construction, and delivery of civic capital projects.


Specific Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide planning for early stages of capital projects, with an emphasis on longterm planning, site optimization and feasibility options that test land use and built form.
  • Focus on providing technical oversight of spaces delivered to the City through third parties, including private developments.
  • Assist other City Departments in the receipt of Amenity Bonus / Community Amenity Contribution spaces, including liaising with Law Department on the agreements related to these spaces.
  • Monitor work progress related to budget, schedule, program requirements, sustainability policies, quality and completeness, and identify problems and evaluate alternate approaches.
  • Represent the City’s interest in meetings as the owner’s Project Manager.
  • Act as the City’s representative and liaise between consultants, clients and City departments in matters pertaining to project requirements, design, construction documents and contracts.
  • Represent the Department on City committees as required.
  • Prepare service level agreements as part of lease agreements for City-owned facilities.
  • Create new and update existing technical guidelines for delivery of civic facilities.
  • Prepare presentations and project descriptions and/or conceptual plans to illustrate project requirements for project justification.
  • Prepare Council Reports and other for approval by senior staff and Council.
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned


Qualifications Education and Experience:

  • University degree in Architecture
  • Registered Professional Architect in the Province of BC
  • Project Management training/certificate such as a PMP designation would be an asset
  • Experience in the design and construction of civic buildings, including recreation facilities, would be an asset
  • Experience with utilizing urban planning principles and site optimization
  • Experience in the project management of civic buildings and related facilities
  • Experience in estimating costs for various building projects, and familiarity with methods of estimating and classes of estimates
  • Extensive experience in preparing construction specifications and consulting agreements
  • Experience in structural and non-structural design-principles
  • Experience in preparing and managing capital budgets
  • Minimum of 10 years proven and progressive project management experience in facility development


Driver's License and Record Checks:

  • Valid Driver’s License for the Province of BC.


Where operationally appropriate and subject to change, the City of Vancouver has a Flexible Work Program. This program allows staff to work remotely 1 – 4 days a week from locations that are a daily commutable distance from their work at a City worksite.  At this time this position is eligible to be part of the Flexible Work Program.


The City of Vancouver has a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy.  All external applicants applying to the City of Vancouver are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and subject to this policy as a condition of ongoing employment.  Candidates may only be exempted from this requirement if they request and are approved for an accommodation based on a reason related to a Human Rights Code ground (such as disability). Such a request must be made during, not after, the recruitment process.


Business Unit/Department: Real Estate & Facilities Mgmt (1100) 

Affiliation: Exempt 

Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

Position Start Date: March, 2023  

Salary Information: Pay Grade RNG-091: $102,256 to $127,830 per annum


Application Close: February 22, 2023

At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion


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