Project Manager – Chatthoochee River Program

Project Manager – Chatthoochee River Program

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Trust for Public Land’s mission is to create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. We believe that everyone deserves access to the health and environmental benefits that parks and nature bring to people and communities. Through Trust for Public Land’s Chattahoochee River Program, we are working to ensure that everyone has equitable access to the River and its valley. We seek to unlock the potential promised within the Chattahoochee RiverLands vision. With a focus on equity, we collaborate closely with residents, community groups, non-profit organizations, public partners, and others to ensure that the implementation of the Chattahoochee RiverLands vision lives up to the high aspirations reflected in the overarching guidelines:

  1. A safe, connective corridor
  2. A common ground for all
  3. An ecological refuge for the region
  4. A living legacy for future generations.

Project Management: 85%

  • Manage the planning, community engagement, design and construction of new and existing public trails, parks, and other open spaces in multiple jurisdictions across the 100-mile corridor
  • Conduct site selection and evaluation for new projects
  • Select, hire and manage landscape architects, architects, engineers, contractors and other consultants needed to deliver the projects
  • Provide design direction, guidance, and critical reviews during course of projects
  • Develop and manage project schedules, budgets and contracts
  • Conduct community outreach and stakeholder engagement
  • Work with partner organizations, public agencies, diverse communities and public and private funders
  • Track project progress and deliverables, organize meetings and define agendas
  • Scope potential funding and develop grant applications
  • Develop graphics needed for the project including presentation boards, renderings, flyers, etc.
  • Develop concept plan level site plans and renderings to communicate design intent to stakeholders and contracted design professionals.

Program Advancement: 15%

  • Advocate for region-wide implementation of the Chattahoochee RiverLands vision in keeping with the overarching guidelines
  • Work with the Chattahoochee River Program Director and Philanthropy team to build philanthropic support for program
  • Build and manage external partnerships in collaboration with the Program Director
  • Help identify new projects and partnership opportunities
  • Coordinate with team members to strategize on program development and organizational goals
  • Work with team members to develop tools and best practices for our program
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Organization: Trust for Public Land
Deadline: June 5, 2022
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