Project Manager 2 - Grade 23

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 105 positions statewide.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Project Manager Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Project Manager Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Project Manager Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Project Manager 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Project Manager 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Project Manager 3 25 $93,530 $117,875
Project Manager 4 27 $103,784 $127,830
Project Manager 5 29 $114,976 $140,815
Project Manager 6 31 $127,433 $155,130

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

Project Managers apply a wide range of specialized knowledge, skills, tools, and
techniques to direct and coordinate human and material resources at all phases of a project -- origination, initiation, planning, execution and control, and closeout. A project is a temporary effort with defined objectives and results undertaken to develop, modify, or enhance a product, service or system; it has a specific beginning and end date. Project Managers balance competing demands and mitigate risks to ensure the delivery of an acceptable product to stakeholders and the project sponsor that is within budget,scope, time and quality standards.

As a Project Manager 2, you would perform a wide range of professional project management activities and is generally responsible for a significant segment of the project. Incumbents independently coordinate portions of projects of small or medium scope or assist higher level staff in coordinating portions of a larger project; is assigned to similar projects described above for Project Manager 1. Work assignments at this level usually entail understanding, identifying, and applying project management tools and techniques appropriate to each project phase and across the nine knowledge areas.

View the classification standard for this title which illustrates the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

All HELP and NY HELPS open positions are now posted on StateJobsNY. It is now even easier for Jobseekers to find openings and connect with New York State agencies.

To narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs, click on "For the General Public", then "Search Vacancies", and select "Yes" on the NY HELPS dropdown to narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs.

Directions to apply will be specified on each individual job posting.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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