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OrganizationCity of Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJune 15, 2023
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$60,614.01 to $83,844.39 annually.
Phone(434) 970-3104


Application Deadline: Open until filled

Note: This job opportunity is advertised with a closing date of “Continuous.” If interested in being considered, an application should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications may no longer be considered once a reasonable number of applications has been received or once a candidate to fill the position is identified. Applications may be evaluated on a continuous basis and interviews may be conducted as soon as possible during the recruitment with candidates who are best qualified. This job announcement may close at any time after 7 calendar days.

TO APPLY: to view the complete job information and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time. Click here to apply online now.

The Facilities Development Division of the Charlottesville Public Works Department is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as a Construction Project Manager to promote the completion of non-capital and capital government and school facility projects.

Preferred hiring salary is between $60,614.01 to $83,844.39 annually. Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. This is a full-time, exempt, position which provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City’s retirement options, gym membership reimbursement, and continuing education/training opportunities.

  • For a general summary of benefits offered by the City, please click the ‘benefits’ tab on this posting, or visit
  • The City of Charlottesville manages its own retirement system and does not participate in VRS; however, the City has a Portability Agreement with VRS and there are certain provisions that must be met. If questions pertaining to the Portability Agreement, please contact the City’s Benefits Administrator at 434-970-3462.
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to degree from an accredited two-year college or university which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Minimum of three years of comprehensive project management experience in full life-cycle project management that includes experience in directing and leading project teams. (Examples of relevant experience include residential or commercial facilities construction, construction management, architecture, engineering and/or capital project management.)
  • A valid Virginia driver’s license is required by employment start date. Position may be subject to emergency call and be able to be contacted by phone in case of emergency. (To view our driving eligibility requirements, visit

Preferred Qualification:

  • Preference for a Four-Year College Degree or Master’s Degree.
  • Preference for three to five years of experience directing/managing a variety of complex and challenging project assignments of significantly large scale and considerable cost.

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.

Skills Required

Skills: Requires a comprehensive, intensive practical knowledge of substantive project management principles, practices, methods, approaches, procedures, and a technical knowledge base of sufficient depth and breadth in a variety of complex and challenging project assignments of significantly large scale and considerable cost. Strong technical reading and writing skills. Strong skill in computer software (i.e., Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Adobe Acrobat).