Construction Project Coordinator 3 - East Wenatchee, WA

Employer: Parks and Recreation Commission

Job Description:
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Job Title: Construction Project Coordinator 3
Location: East Wenatchee, WA
Closes: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting December 31st.
Position may allow for partial Telework/Flexible schedule, depending on location of projects and/or teleworking location.

Want to join a great organization? State parks connect all Washingtonians to their diverse natural and cultural heritage and provides memorable recreational and educational experiences that enhance their lives, this is a mission like no other state agency. We are looking for someone who enjoys working and collaborating within a multi-disciplinary team. We listen to customers and team members to understand what they need and expect. We promote creativity, learning and improvement to meet those needs and adapt to the ever-changing environment. We measure our results and seek feedback to improve our deliverables.

As a construction project coordinator, your primary responsibilities include managing consultants through the design and construction phases of capital improvement projects in the Eastern Region. This critical role requires an experienced construction project coordinator with good communication skills and a working knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of architectural & engineering design, project management, and construction for project ranging from $250,000 to $5,000,000+. Our ideal candidate has an eye for details and a heart for public service.

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This posting will remain open until filled. It is in the candidate's best interest to apply before December 31st, when a first review of applicants will be completed. The hiring authority reserves the right to fill this position at any time after that date without notice.
Key Responsibilities
This position reports to the Region Capital Manager and directly support State Parks' mission by providing construction management services for capital funded construction projects.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Responsible for all facets of capital project consultant management functions including the oversight of planning, design and permitting for various capital park construction projects including but not limited to:
Solicit, develop, and negotiate AE agreements, personal service contracts, emergency contracts, and interagency agreements.
Serve as the Project representative with consultants, other contracted professions, and internal staff.
Work with external regulators and interested entities in determining the best methods for resolving development and permitting issues related to capital projects.
Provide construction management services for capital construction projects to ensure compliance with contract documents including but not limited to:
Bidding support and award evaluation services.
Perform construction management services.
Perform contract dispute resolution, change order negotiation and preparation.
Coordinate with park staff and others during construction.
Develop written reports addressing progress and compliance issues.
Develop capital budget submittals, including scopes of work, project cost estimates, and assist in the development of operational impacts for proposed capital projects.

Bachelor's degree, or higher, in architecture, engineering, construction management, landscape architecture, or a closely related field AND Four (4) years of relevant professional experience, such as, construction project management, program management, and/or budget management.
Three (3) years of experience developing and preparing design and construction documents in the office of a licensed or registered architect or engineer.
Three (3) years of experience managing architectural, site and/or utility construction projects.
Valid unrestricted (except for corrective lenses) driver's license.
All Washington State Parks employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the time of hire. Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status. If you have questions about this requirement, please contact the recruitment team at
Supplemental Information
To ensure consideration, please complete the online job application and profile at or at State Parks Jobs. You must attach or embed in your application the following:

Letter of Interest specifically addressing the qualifications listed in this announcement.
Current resume.
Three professional references.
All requested materials must be submitted. Incomplete or late application materials will not be accepted. Failure to follow application process may disqualify you from further consideration.
[LS(1]Tied to specific positions, not required for all
[LS(2]Only needed if not completed in the application

This position is included in the non-supervisory bargaining unit represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE). For more information:
Diversity Policy Statement

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is committed to creating an equitable, hospitable, appreciative, safe, and inclusive park environment – one that embraces the full spectrum of all community members' contributions. The Commission makes this commitment because:

Diversity strengthens the workforce in competence and ability;
Celebrating diversity appreciates and values individual differences;
Diversity serves an increasingly heterogeneous society;
Diversity helps ensure the relevance of a state park system, its mission, properties, and programs to the people of this state today and in the future;
Diversity is crucial to our ability to serve all citizens.
The Commission encourages and supports staff efforts to reach out to people of all races, national origins, abilities, religions, sexual orientations, veteran status, ages, and genders who use the parks and who live in communities nearby parks. This outreach is to focus on engaging in partnerships that expand programs and services in a way that is meaningful and of value to all people. The Commission is dedicated to offering quality experiences to all visitors through a workforce and volunteer corps that reflects the diversity of Washington State.

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.

Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the human resources office at (360) 902-8565. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Contact Person: Brian Patnode
Phone: (509) 665-4332
Location: East Wenatchee, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $75,120.00 - $98,592.00 /YR

Posted on January 10, 2023

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