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City of Ithaca Sidewalk Program Manager in Ithaca, New York


TITLE: Sidewalk Program Manager

LOCATION: City of Ithaca - Engineering

SALARY: $56,888, with subsequent increases to $71,109

The City of Ithaca values diverse perspectives and life experiences. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, LGBTQ+, veterans, people with
disabilities, and those with lived experiences.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The work involves responsibility for planning, managing and overseeing the construction, inspection and repair of sidewalks in the City of Ithaca. The incumbent develops, recommends and manages work programs for designated Sidewalk Improvement Districts, monitoring and overseeing sidewalk projects from initiation to completion. In addition to aligning work programs with district assessments, the Sidewalk Program Manager pursues and manages supplementary funding sources, including grants and long-term borrowing. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Engineering with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work. The work is performed in collaboration with contractors, consultants and public works crews engaged in sidewalk construction and repair. Supervision is exercised over the work of interns, temporary and seasonal staff, and work-study students. Does related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, planning, architecture, landscape architecture or a related field with similar course curriculum, and one (1) year of full-time paid project management experience, or its part-time paid equivalent.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid New York State Class D driver license or a valid driver license equivalent to a New York State Class D driver license at the time of appointment and maintenance of said license for the duration of employment.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS: There are no residency requirements for this position.

APPOINTMENT STATUS AND EXAM REQUIREMENT:  This will be a provisional appointment pending the results of a civil service examination to be scheduled at a later date.  Permanent appointment will be dependent upon the candidate's exam score.

City of Ithaca application
Copy of college transcript
Copy of driver license

Applications must be received by the City of Ithaca Human Resources Department no later than 4:30 PM EST on the last filing date indicated below. All applications must be submitted electronically through our online application program. We do not accept paper applications, faxed applications, e-mailed applications or photocopies of applications.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

City of Ithaca
Human Resources Department
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The City of Ithaca is committed to Equity and Inclusion. We encourage those with similar values to apply.

Re-issued: July 6, 2022