Capital Project Coordinator


City of Kent

Job Description

Under the direction of the Park Planning and Development Manager, perform a variety of complex and independent duties associated with the acquisition, planning, design and construction of park capital projects. Work is characterized by high level complex research and project planning and oversight of Parks capital improvement projects, and is performed under limited supervision. Incumbent is responsible for compliance with local, regional, state and federal regulations, and City goals and objectives; preparing specifications, contract documents, cost estimates, and recommendations regarding materials and equipment; administering consultant and construction contracts; construction administration and oversight, presenting reports and reviewing various plans and designs for capital improvement projects; acquiring land, obtaining easements and securing permits necessary to implement projects; pursuing grants; assisting department management in developing long term park and trail improvement strategies; and communicating with the public, elected officials, developers, outside agencies, and other employees within various departments of the City, and planning and coordinating tasks for projects as assigned. To view the full job announcement, please visit our website.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Environmental Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field; and Experience: Five (5) years of planning/management of capital facilities improvement projects, with experience in construction contract administration or small works construction. Or: In place of the above requirement, the incumbent may possess any combination of relevant education and experience which would demonstrate the individual's knowledge, skill and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.

Terms of Employment

This is a regular, full-time position that is not represented by a union.

How to Apply

Contact Name: Stephanie King
Contact Phone: 253-856-5291
Contact Email:  [email protected]

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