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Project Manager 2 -Enterprise Technology Services team

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/29
Posting End Date: 2024/06/12
Category: IT And Computers
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 41.08
Maximum Salary: 51.35
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho
Idaho Transportation Department

NOTICE: Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date.

STATE OF IDAHO EMPLOYEES: If you are a current or temporary State of Idaho employee you MUST apply through Luma Opportunities. Applying through the State of Idaho’s external career website will cause duplicate profiles and will slow the processing of your application for a new position.

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 Idaho Transportation Department is hiring a Project Manager 2 to join our Enterprise Technology Services team located at our Chinden office in Boise. This position will manage a variety of IT and business projects. Projects include efforts across multiple departments within ITD and efforts across state agencies. Project budgets range from several thousand dollars to several million dollars. The main functions are to manage budgets, deliver projects on schedule, manage resources, manage vendors and deliver projects to customer's satisfaction. Many of the projects are high visibility and high risk. This position will also be responsible for providing guidance to contract project managers. This includes providing direction on deliverables, processes, and improvements. 

*An offer will be contingent on passing a criminal background check.  

 Examples of Duties:

Project Planning/Management:

  • Plan, initiate, and manage multiyear/multimillion-dollar Information Technology projects. 
  • Determine project cost, resource requirements, and project timelines.
  • Write project charters, establish project controls, identify, recruit and manage project resources.
  • Manage project budget, scope and resources. Responsible for gathering and reporting on ETS resource management.

 Manage vendors and vendor contracts:

  • Work with the customer to clearly define requirements. 
  • Design a comprehensive Request For Proposal (RFP) or a Project Service Order (PSO) to hire the necessary vendors.
  • Define selection criteria to select the vendors.
  • Design rules of engagement to monitor and manage the vendors.
  • Manage deliverables from vendors, approve payments, write/negotiate vendor contracts, monitor the performance of the vendors, and initiate corrective action if necessary.


  • Develop and deliver presentations and status updates to: customers; sponsors; the ITD board; executive team; etc. 
  • Chair project Executive Steering Committee Meetings, lead project meetings, interact with vendors, author public communications, publish newsletters, etc.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders from all internal divisions at ITD and with a variety of external Idaho agencies.
  • Champion projects in a variety of forums.

 Manage Risk and Ensure Product Quality:

  • Use PMI best practices to ensure project and product quality through quality planning, quality assurance, and quality control.
  • Use such techniques as; quality metrics, benchmarking, performance metrics, cost-benefit analysis, baselining, and audits.

Minimum Qualifications: Experience: 

  • 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 
  • Interpreting and explaining specialized or complex material into information usable by the public 
  • Developing and monitoring contracts 

Desired Qualifications:

  • PMI Certification

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! Contact an ITD Recruiter at: [email protected] or call 208-334-8664. The Idaho Transportation Department does not sponsor work visas.

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, 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]. (If you have a contact for applicant accommodations at your agency, please replace the contact information).

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