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Project Manager Administrator III – Capital Projects

Opening #R16352

The Sarasota County Capital Projects Department- Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources/Facilities Division currently is seeking a Project Manager/Administrator III who will manage the planning, design and construction of new County facilities and parks within the CIP.  Come join a creative team that is dedicated to improving Sarasota. Apply today!

Job responsibilities include:

  • Supports CIP Project planning including project processes, budgets, and schedules
  • Acts as main point of contact for all stakeholders and vendors on assigned projects
  • Develops and maintains master project schedule
  • Drafts solicitations for Professional Services, reviews proposals, negotiates and drafts consultant contracts
  • Monitors contract budget and schedule and approves invoices
  • Reviews milestone design documents and coordinates stakeholder reviews
  • Reviews permitting requirements and monitors permitting activities
  • Plans and attends public meetings, addresses media contacts, and coordinates public outreach efforts
  • Coordinates construction bidding through Procurement on DBB projects
  • Drafts solicitations for Construction Manager on CM projects, reviews proposals, negotiates and drafts contracts. Monitors contract budget and schedule and approves invoices
  • Manages construction contract and participates in OAC meetings representing Owner Department
  • Ensures County standards are being adhered to
  • Monitors budget with respect to construction contingencies and change management
  • Provides on-site resolution of construction issues


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture or Engineering, Project Management, or highly related field with five (5) years industry experience
  •  Master’s degree in one of the above-mentioned fields can substitute for one year of required experience 
  • Related experience can substitute for education on a year for year basis depending on the type of experience
  • Valid Florida driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Professional Architect (R.A.) License in the State of Florida
  • Florida Certified General Contractor license (active or inactive)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • LEED AP or LEED AP with specialty

CJIS Clearance:  The successful candidate will be subject to an extensive background check(s) as a part of the hiring process.


  • Starting Pay Range: $74,630.00 or higher based on your experience
  • Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more! 
  • For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit for additional information.
  • Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations. 
  • Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!)​​

For more information and to apply, visit this Link to the Job on the County web site:

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