Facilities Development Program Manager

Job Locations US-WA-Everett
Opening Date 3 weeks ago(1/5/2023 10:03 PM)
Job ID
Planning and Development
Bargaining Unit
Min (Annual)
USD $114,540.00/Yr.
Max (Annual)
USD $171,809.00/Yr.
Min Hiring Range
USD $114,540.00/Yr.
Max Hiring Range
USD $143,175.00/Yr.


A managerial level position with authority and responsibility to act on behalf of the agency with outside partners.  Under general guidance, responsibilities include the supervision of a work unit and staff developing and delivering multiple transit and operating base projects.  Includes providing management and technical expertise in a broad scope of engineering, architectural, construction management and project management.  Advises and collaborates with the Manager of Capital Development on program development strategies for long range capital planning, reporting, interagency coordination and policy development.  Oversees major programs, plans and projects by others to protect and ensure consideration and incorporation of Community Transit priorities and mobility needs.  Provides leadership to internal teams of professional staff for managing the portfolio of major projects being implemented by others.  This position requires strategic thinking, exceptional communication and relationship building skills, ability to advocate positions in the face of competing interests, negotiation skills and the ability to facilitate complex internal or external committees.

Essential Duties


  1. Plans, develops, manages and delivers transit capital projects including maintenance and operations facilities, office space, transit infrastructure and passenger facilities to meet agency objectives and customer satisfaction.  Develops annual work program and schedule for assigned projects and programs. Ensures that projects are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies. 
  2. Manages, supports, facilitates and reviews the work of direct report(s) by equipping, encouraging and empowering them in their specific areas of responsibilities, which includes career development plans and timely annual reviews of performance in relation to established goals
  3. Manage and facilitate ongoing coordination and communication on projects and potential impacts. Develops and negotiates agency design requirements of inclusion in roadway and other transportation projects.  Represent Community Transit positions and interest on transit, transportation and mitigation issues in jurisdictional forums.  Use appropriate discretion to advocate for Community Transit positions while developing and maintaining close professional relationships with regional partners.
  4. Collaborates with other departments and divisions in developing and initiating capital improvements projects to, identify opportunities, resolve problems and/or issues regarding agency facilities and space allocation.  Identify project scope, budget, funding, and schedule for agency projects and assets. Provides technical advice and recommendations on capital development policy to agency staff and stakeholders.
  5. Plans, develops and manages the division’s project and contract management systems for construction, communication, documentation, reporting and archiving of project, scope, quality, schedule, regulatory, environmental, and procurement compliance. 
  6. Oversees and supervises the preparation, review and approval of design and contract documents; reviews outside consultant proposals; and prepare all contract negotiations, change orders, interpretation and compliance monitoring.  Provides reports on division projects.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Public Administration or related fields providing strong project management background.
  2. Three years of experience managing complex projects from planning phase through construction including contract administration and oversight.
  3. Three years of experience organizing, presenting, facilitating, and negotiating with diverse stakeholders and user groups.
  4. Three years of experience quality assurance and coordination with staff and contractors engaged in program development, procurement and implementation of equipment and systems.


An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above may be considered.



  1. Public sector experience preferred especially planning and construction of transit and transportation infrastructure.
  2. Project management certification.


Entry Requirements for: Knowledge and Skills



  1. Principles and practices of formal project management including scope development, cost estimating, scheduling, construction management and project control.
  2. Federal, state and local legislation and regulations governing land use, environmental impact, permitting, construction and transit operations.
  3. General principles and practices of infrastructure design including design for bus and auto operations, pedestrian access and safety, aesthetics and integration into local community, administrative and maintenance facility design.
  4. Common accounting and budgetary practices.
  5. Contract administration.
  6. Capital document control systems.
  7. Supervisor techniques and coaching.



  1. Analyzing data and designing, organizing, and conducting short and mid-range projects.
  2. Computer operation and software utilization including Windows, Word, Excel, MSProject, PowerPoint, email, and internet.
  3. Communication and interpersonal relations as applied to co-workers, outside interests, customers, contractors, and outside interest sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
  4. Communicating complex technical information effectively using verbal, written and visual communication skills including public speaking. Adapting communication style to various audiences
  5. Managing multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively.
  6. Facilitating diverse groups of stakeholders and interest and developing and attaining consensus.


Physical Requirements

Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, carrying.


Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and /or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are requires only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.


Needs to be able to walk on construction site on uneven surfaces.


Application and Selection Process:

This position is being sourced by Arch Staffing. Please apply at: https://www.indeed.com/job/facilities-development-program-manager-c6693c634854daa2

  • Only on-line applications accepted.  
  • Applicants who meet the minimum requirements may be asked to provide a portfolio sample of work, scheduled for an interview as well as a variety of tests to demonstrate knowledge and skills for the position.  The evaluation process may include interviews, background checks, reference checks and various performance tests.    
  • Applicants for this job may be considered for other openings up to six months after the date this position is filled.


Employee Benefits:


Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance. Employees participate in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and have the option to enroll in the agency’s deferred compensation plan. In addition to WA Paid Sick Leave, employees in this position, accrue of 24 days of Paid Time off (192 hours) in their first year and nine (9) paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Full list of all benefits and details can be found here.



Effective January 1, 2022, all new employees must provide proof of fully vaccinated status on or before their first workday. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. 


If you have a family member, or share the same living quarters of a current Community Transit employee, please let your Human Resources Recruiter know as your eligibility for this position will be affected.


Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment.  As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on an basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law.  We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


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