Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Project Manager 2

This job posting is no longer active.

Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/28
Posting End Date: 2024/03/13
Category: Transportation
Sub Category: Project Management
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 38.23
Maximum Salary: 47.79
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

Save Job Saved


NOTICE: Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. If you are a current or temporary State of Idaho employee, you MUST apply through your internal Luma account.

Do you want to make a difference and be part of an award-winning agency, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Idaho through transportation? At the Idaho Transportation Department, every employee is critical to the mission and we strive to foster an innovative, collaborative workplace where employees can grow and do their best work. The Highways Development Division at the Idaho Transportation Department is seeking a highly motivated professional for a Project Manager II position. This position will manage complex transportation expansion project in the statewide bonding program. The incumbent in this position will manage the scope, schedule and budget of assigned projects from cradle to grave, will perform technical project reviews and will participate in the management of the entire portfolio of bonding projects and the financial aspects of the bonding program. This position will support and consult with the 6 ITD districts and the Headquarters Highways sections support functions in delivery of the statewide bonding program.


Project Management & ITD Best Practices:

  • Plan, manage and evaluate assigned projects through the entire lifecycle of the project.
  • Analyze, interpret and apply knowledge of federal, state and local laws and policies as well as engineering principles and practices. Work with federal, state and local agencies.
  • Perform alternatives analysis, with an extremely high level of problem solving and extensive communication with other experts.
  • Perform risk identification, mitigation options, and implement agreed upon strategies.
  • Establish baselines for project costs and delivery timelines, and monitor progress toward project goals.
  • Negotiate multi-million dollar agreements with consulting firms, and administer numerous agreements on each project.
  • Conduct stakeholder outreach, review/approve public involvement/outreach activities and materials, and make presentations to the public and other agencies. Work with federal, state and local agencies.
  • Provide direction to and consult with internal and external staff and management.
  • Provide technical expertise (design, construction, geometrics, materials, etc.) and share best practices statewide.

Program Controls:

  • Develop and maintain cash flow forecasts and track actual project expenditures, entering these into the overall program cash flow for tracking bond drawdown and for preparing to sell new bonds.
  • Participate in preparation for bond sales. Information provided onproject readiness will influence the size and timing for issuance of additional bond series.
  • Perform all necessary “banking” actions including obligation of funds, offsets and balancing, ensuring appropriation codes match the correct bond series, monitoring AMS reports for actual costs and checking all coding to assigned projects to ensure they are being paid with the correct fund sources.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: **You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position.


  • Planning and implementing projects including coordinating the development of project scope, goals, work plans, timelines, implementation strategies, and measurement processes/methods for assessing progress toward goals and project outcomes - Typically this is met through approximately one year of experience managing projects with at least one year in a leadership role. Your experience must have included being responsible for the development (needs assessment, planning and budgeting) of the projects as well as being responsible for assessing the projects toward goals and project outcomes. Your application/resume must support your selection.
  • Interpreting and explaining specialized or complex material into information usable by the public - Typically gained by at least one year of experience where the interpretation of laws, policies, procedures, rules, or similar levels of information were analyzed and communicated in various communication methods (oral, written, graphic, web based, social media, texting, etc). Your application/resume must support your selection.
  • Developing and monitoring contracts - Typically gained by at least one (1) year of work experience in planning or design contract management. Your application/resume must support your selection.

 Desired Qualifications:

  • A detailed understanding of project management as it relates to the Idaho Transportation Investment Program. 
  • A thorough knowledge of project development and project management is essential. 

 Supplemental Information:

 To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website. Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho!


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.