Position Description

Design and Construction Project Manager
Job Code 4444
Requisition Information
Capital Projects

Opening Date:

Tentative Close Date:

County Region:
Central County (S. Fruitville - N. Clark)

1001 Sarasota Center Boulevard Sarasota, FL

# of openings:

Pay range:
$58,115.00 - $80,000.00

Who May Apply?:
Open to All

Position Type:
Full time

Scheduled Hours 40
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Design and Construction Project Manager (Official Job Title: Project Manager III/Administrator ):   


“US News & World Report: Sarasota is No. 1 in Florida and No. 18 in the country for best place to live.”

We need  YOU  to help create wonderful experiences for residents and vacationing guests enjoying Sarasota!


Want to make Sarasota your new home? Relocation assistance is available for candidates moving 50+ miles 


•  Manage multi-million dollar  diverse projects from beginning to end, such as new fire stations, libraries and more! 

• Join a dedicated high-performing team of County professionals.

• Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more!

• Award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations. 

Click Here to View Our Benefits Guide 


Project Manager for the development of building facilities and parks capital projects. Project Management functions include, but are not limited to, project initiation and pre-design coordination, procurement and management of consultants employed to design and permit projects, liaison between “owner” departments and consultants, review design studies, plans, and specifications, assisting with preparation of permit applications, and review CIP budget information, procurement and management of construction services, coordination of occupancy and project close-out processes.


Take a look at some of our current projects by following this link to our project information sheethttps://www.scgov.net/government/capital-projects/selected-county-projects


Subject to Passing CJIS Background Check: This position is subject to passing a pre-employment FBI Criminal Justice Information Systems background check and security clearance.


Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management or a highly related field with five (5) years of construction and/or project management experience.  A Master’s Degree in one of the above-mentioned fields can substitute for one year of required experience.  Related experience may substitute for the required degree.  A valid Driver’s License is required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Florida Registered Architect or Landscape Architect with 5 or more years’ experience in the master planning, design and construction of parks and/or coastal recreational facilities.  PMP or progress towards PMP with intent to achieve certification within six (6) months highly desired.  LEED AP or AP with specialty preferred.





Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.

Drug Free Work Environment             EOE/AA/ADA 


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