Class Title: Construction Coordinator


Hourly: $29.80 - $40.25 | Monthly: $5166.34 - $6977.11 | Annually: $61996.14 - $83725.40

Benefits: Full-time


This classification is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the work of contractors, District staff, and volunteers in the construction and renovation of park facilities, site furnishing and landscaping.


Works under the general supervision of a Manager.  Follows standard processes and procedures without supervision but confirms changes to standard practices and significant decisions in advance.


Supervision is not normally a responsibility of this position.  However, provides direction to District staff, contractors, and volunteers assigned to projects or work assignments.


The information provided below encompasses the typical duties and capabilities linked with this classification.  Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists the Construction Manager in coordinating and overseeing the work of contractors and subcontractors on park and facilities new construction and major renovation projects; plans and prioritizes District staff and own work; schedules project work; ensures work is accomplished on time and has the least amount of impact on programs and facility and park users; determines whether specifications are adhered to; ensures delays are minimized and project costs are monitored closely; makes minor field site layout decisions; ensures codes and regulations are adhered to; resolves issues when plans and specifications have discrepancies.
  • Reviews and provides input on plans and specifications for park and facility construction and renovation projects; consults with the design staff in the development of parks and facilities and the selection of various components and materials.
  • Attends preconstruction and pre-application meetings with contractors and city staff.
  • Assists in developing division budget; supervises contracts; allocates resources; researches and recommends expenditures.
  • Ensures worker and site safety; addresses and resolves safety concerns.
  • Orders materials, supplies and equipment as needed; solicits quotes.  Prepares estimates for projects.
  • Obtains required permits; schedules and coordinates inspections as needed.
  • Ensures a high level of communication is maintained with the Construction Manager, among District staff, contractors, and other departments.
  • Monitors, tracks and reports on project status, budgets and expenditures, and maintains accurate project files and records.
  • Performs manual and administrative construction-related tasks as needed.
  • Acts as a Mandatory Reporter; reports incidents of child abuse/neglect.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


The individual in this classification is expected to possess and exhibit the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

Strong Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of new park construction and large-scale park renovations, including landscape irrigation, drainage, grading, furnishings and amenities, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.
  • Principles and practices of landscaping and horticulture;
  • Construction documents and blueprints.
  • Project management techniques and methods;
  • Safe work practices;
  • Construction codes and regulations; and
  • Tools materials, equipment and techniques used in the maintenance and construction of park facilities and equipment.

Skill and Ability to:

  • Provide excellent customer service to contractors, vendors, staff and other stakeholders;
  • Effectively lead others and manage projects to completion;
  • Effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing, including by phone, e-mail or in person;
  • Effectively manage frequent interruptions and a wide variety of personalities in a pleasant manner;
  • Effectively initiate difficult conversations and ensure compliance with contract documents.
  • Excellent planning, organization and problem-solving skills;
  • Effectively collect, compile and analyze data;
  • Demonstrate strong initiative;
  • Computer competency in data entry, word processing and spreadsheet applications, operation of standard office equipment; and
  • Work cooperatively with others and create positive, constructive and respectful relationships with staff and the general public.


The following are minimum qualifications for this classification.

Education, Experience, and Training:

  1. Associate’s Degree or equivalent 2 years of college coursework; specialization in civil engineering technologies, construction, or related field preferred; AND
  2. Three (3) years of experience in facilities maintenance, construction trade, landscape and irrigation, or related field; AND
  3. Two (2) years of experience managing construction and/or commercial maintenance projects; OR
  4. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience and training.

Licenses and Certifications:

  1. Possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Oregon driver’s license


The following are working conditions, including environmental and physical demands, required for this classification.

  • Work is performed primarily outdoors in all weather conditions on construction sites and facility locations.
  • Physical work includes climbing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, grasping, bending, keyboarding, repetitive hand and feet motion, sitting, traverse rough and uneven terrain, and lifting up to 30 pounds unassisted.
  • Daily operation of a motor vehicle on public roadways.
  • Attendance at occasional evening meetings may be required.
  • May require working for emergency call-outs during off duty hours.




Benefits: Full-time

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