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  • 510217
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Aug 14 2022 at 23:55 MST


Delivering results that matter by providing best in class support services.

To conserve Arizona’s diverse wildlife resources and manage for safe, compatible outdoor recreation opportunities for current and future generations.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department manages fish and wildlife in Arizona and under the authority of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission, creates and implements scientific methods and regulations to effectively manage fish and wildlife habitat via conservation, enforcement, hunting, fishing, watercraft and off-highway vehicle recreation, and shooting sports. The Arizona Game and Fish Department dedicates itself to excellence, values its employees and supports a culture of stewardship, teamwork and partnerships.



Job Location:

Address:  5000 West Carefree Highway, Phoenix, Arizona

Posting Details:

Hiring Salary Range: $60,723 - $75,000 

Grade: 25

Closing Date: 08/14/2022

Job Summary:

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is hiring two IT Project Manager positions.

The Project Manager is responsible for the administration and planning of technology projects to include managing the software development schedule of deliverables, implementing technology processes, and the execution of all technology-related tasks and initiatives.

Job Duties:

This position serves as the liaison with internal customers, Third-Parties, and the Infrastructure team. Accomplishes project results by communicating expectations, planning, monitoring and reviewing progress, coaching/counseling and motivating team members, coordinating, and enforcing development standards. Maintains the Department’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies. Recommends strategies, policies and procedures by evaluating desired organizational outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends and anticipating requirements. Directs technological research by studying organizational goals, strategies, practices and user projects. Verifies results by conducting user acceptance reviews of implemented technologies. Participates in project teams involved in the planning, design, development and implementation of new technology systems within the department. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

The candidate must have knowledge and/or skill in: project management principles and practices, software development life cycle methodologies, agile concepts including Lean Management. The candidate will have strong skill in customer service concepts and techniques; project management; time management; delegation; resource allocation; design and testing phases. The candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal. The candidate must have the ability to acquire knowledge of statutes, rules and regulations for the department.

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate will have a BS Degree in Technology or related area, and a project management certification and have at least three years relevant work experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Position requires possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.).

All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification program.

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Milani Barron at mbarron@azgfd.gov for assistance.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.