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Idaho Transportation Department

3311 W. State St., P.O. Box 7129
Boise, ID


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Project Manager 1 (GARVEE)

Project Manager 1

Competition limited to classified employees of:

Idaho Transportation Department

Open for Recruitment: December 6, 2017 - December 12, 2017
Announcement # 05567045303
Salary Range: starting at $28.64 - $35.80 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

Our Mission. Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.

Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) seeks an enthusiastic and motivated leader (Project Manager 1) in our Headquarters GARVEE Program Office. Our team is looking for someone with a strong background in transportation who works well in a culture that promotes innovation and collaboration. The selected candidate must be a self-starter and be able to work independently to achieve goals.

The GARVEE Transportation Expansion Program has dedicated funding to complete critical infrastructure improvements and directly contribute to ITD’s mission. This position will be responsible for managing projects on US-95 north of Coeur d’Alene in Kootenai and Bonner counties and on I-84 in Canyon County.

This is a classified position and is estimated to last 3-5 years, depending upon funding and workload. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in a program where you can contribute and build your skills and be exposed to many new aspects of project and program delivery.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop project goals, work plans, timelines, implementation strategies;
  • Administer agreements and contracts on behalf of ITD;
  • Manage scope, schedule and budget to ensure successful project delivery;
  • Provide information for and monitor program controls;
  • Build consensus and foster open communication with inter-departmental personnel, other agencies, peers and supervisors.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience developing and administering contracts;
  • Experience in managing transportation projects including developing scope, goals, work plans, timelines, implementation strategies, and evaluation methods for assessing progress toward goals and project outcomes;
  • Experience interpreting and explaining specialized or complex material into information usable by the public.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of civil engineering practices;
  • Good understanding of project management principles;
  • Solid understanding of state and federal law and regulation, as it relates to transportation projects.
    • You will receive a score based on your responses to the exam
    • To preview the examination, click on "Preview Exam" below - you will not be able to take the exam from this screen.
    • Applicants must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination.
    • Exam results will be available online when the review process is complete within 1 to 2 weeks from closing date
How To Apply:
    • Click on any Apply Online button
    • Follow the instructions provided
    • Complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position

    Please select:

    • Idaho Transportation Department under "Agencies"
    • Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"
    • Boise under "Cities"

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When updating your online application information, you must complete/update all items in the Application Checklist to include: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type. Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the
Idaho Transportation Department!



Preview Exam

At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.