Redevelopment Project Manager

Firm Name: 
City of Austin - Economic Development Department’s Redevelopment Division


The City of Austin is seeking a Redevelopment Project Manager to join the Economic Development Department’s Redevelopment Division. The Redevelopment Division implements Council policy that enlivens commercial districts, strengthens the local economy and promotes community identity through place-making in the public realm.  Projects such as Seaholm District, 2nd Street District, MUELLER Redevelopment, Colony Park, and Soul-Y Austin embody this mission.
Job Posting:
City of Austin - Redevelopment Project Manager
Department: Economic Development Department
Pay Range: $39.07 – $51.70 per hour
Job Posting Close Date: 02/15/2019
Minimum Qualifications:              

  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, architecture, or related field, plus five (5) years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of land development process
  • Experience in negotiating and implementing real estate transactions between public and private sector entities including leasing, selling, and entering into public private partnerships
  • Experience procuring different types of contracts, particularly professional contracts, and including negotiation and management of consultants and agreements
  • Experience in carrying out site analysis for potential land disposition including physical, regulatory, legal, market and political conditions, opportunities, and constraints
  • Depth of knowledge and experience in forming and/or implementing strategic partnerships with private sector partners to achieve community objectives and secure community benefits
  • Understanding of urban planning, land use regulations and regulatory development processes in Austin, Texas
  • Prefer licensed/certified professionals or those pursuing licensure or certification in construction, architecture/landscape architecture, finance or related real estate professional fields
  • Knowledge of contract administration.
  • Excellent communication skills.