EPO Project Manager

Job Locations US-WA-Everett
Opening Date 1 month ago(2/7/2023 2:00 PM)
Job ID
Information Technology
Bargaining Unit
Min (Annual)
USD $85,280.00/Yr.
Max (Annual)
USD $119,393.00/Yr.
Min Hiring Range
USD $85,280.00/Yr.
Max Hiring Range
USD $102,336.00/Yr.


Under limited supervision, the role of Project Manager will serve in the implementation of complex agency projects within budget constraints, oversight of scope, and technical evaluation as well as management of project budgets, and consultant contracts. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to business plans. The Project Manager will be able to manage the project's objectives, priorities and oversee quality control throughout each project's life cycle. Additionally, they will contribute to a project culture where escalations to resolve "stagnant" problems are viewed as good business and not viewed as being personal and ensure that scope creep, communications, and quality are carefully managed.

Essential Duties


1.     Plans, monitors and maintain project documentation including but not limited to: schedule, project charter, communications plans, and risk register, budget status and project status reports. 

2.     Acts as project manager for complex agency projects, adhering to goals, and supporting program strategies, project timelines, and budget. Advises supervisor on approaches to project implementation.

3.     Coordinate’s stakeholder communications, project contracts and project meetings. Provides consultant contract administrative and project input on work performed by consultants. Prepares and recommends functional and technical information for decision-makers. Acts as the implementation manager regarding integration of new technologies with existing systems both inside and outside the agency.

4.     Communicates project status upward and to the client. Provides frequent updates to all stakeholders within the project, program or steering committee.

5.     Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree in project management or other closely related field.
  2. Two years of professional experience managing complex projects.
  3. Two years of managing implementation of technology projects.
  4. Demonstrated skill with Microsoft Office Suite of programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).


Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.    



  1. PMP Certification.
  2. Transit Experience.


Entry Requirements for: Knowledge and Skills


Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:

  1. Project management techniques, including all phases of a project life cycle and the responsibility for risk identification, scope, schedule, communications plans and budget.
  2. Vendor management including contract development and review, performance management, financial management.
  3. Working knowledge of a variety of office computer software.


Qualification to enter this position requires skill in:

  1. Analyzing data, organizing, and conducting short, mid-range and long term projects.
  2. Computer operation and software utilization (Word, Excel, email, scheduling and PowerPoint).
  3. Communication, facilitation and interpersonal relations as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, regional partners, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
  4. Presenting to small and large groups of stakeholders.
  5. Self-motivation, team work, management, planning, problem solving, negotiating, and influencing others.
  6. Technical and non-technical written and verbal presentation and communication.
  7. Project management and ability to integrate new technologies.
  8. Procuring and managing consultants and vendors, preparing scope of work and budget estimates for proposal requests which require hardware and software.
  9. Use of PC-based software in support of planning programs/project.
  10. Managing multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively.
  11. Influence others to achieve business goals.
  12. Analyze and manage budgets and other financial matters.
  13. Continuous learning.
  14. Maintaining objectivity.


Proficient Performance Requirements for Knowledge and Skills


Qualification to fulfill the full range of this position’s duties requires the following knowledge, which may be gained or further developed after entering the job:

  1. Public Agency policy and procedures.


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 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Application and Selection Process


This position is also being sourced by Arch Staffing. You may apply directly on our site or through Arch Staffing at:


  • 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.


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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