Project Manager

Req No.
Katherine Landing
Bullhead City
Regular Full-Time
Targeted Job Start Date

Company Overview

The California Parks Company is a privately owned award winning outdoor recreation, resort, retail and event management Company based in Red Bluff, California. Since 1975, The California Parks Company has been providing our superior level of service and commitment as concessionaires to our partners in local, state, regional and national agencies.


From tent camping with the giant redwoods at Big Basin to having an unforgettable company picnic on Angel Island, and having wedding ceremonies at Silver Falls State Park, you will experience some of the most spectacular places in the world managed by The California Parks Company.


We pride ourselves on providing you with great experiences in the great outdoors!

Location Overview

Located nine miles north of Laughlin on the Arizona side of Lake Mohave, Katherine landing features RV facilities, boat rentals , boat slips, launch ramp, picnic area, marina, dry storage, restaurant, snack bar, general store and other resort amenities. Boat rentals range from personal watercrafts to 16-foot fishing boats to 18 foot runabouts for waterskiing and exploring, 24-foot patio boats and house boats that sleep up to 14 people.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


The Project Manager is responsible for initiating and upgrading compliance with contractual, federal and local regulatory requirements of Katherine Landing Marina, a division of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area under authority of the National Park Service in Bullhead City, Arizona.  The location is a large property with operations that include a motel, campgrounds, RV Park, restaurant and large marina with 892 boat slips. The Project Manager works with the General Manager and an integrated team to manage the coordination of compliance with the operations environment. The Project Manager balances the competing project constraints and ensures that all projects are executed following the planned strategy, on time and on budget utilizing strong monitoring and controls. 

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university, advanced study in program development and management.  This senior staff position requires 4-6 years’ experience in project management within the company or in similar recreation/service industry management positions.  Emphasis on Safety/OSHA program and policy development, environmental management systems, hazardous material handling and preventative planning, and a range of job related policy development in the marina and shore services industry is expected.

  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License with clean 3-year record.
  • Proficiency with Project Management Software/Work platforms
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).


General Function:  The Project Manager will become the primary employee that will manage the Reporting Responsibilities of the business as defined in the Operations Plan incorporated into the Contract with NPS (see supplemental attachment).  The key areas of response are date sensitive and require drafting, revision and final approvals for each deliverable.  Planning includes review of existing planning and methodology documents that may need research and revision.  Third party resources include NPS, Insurance underwriters, legal and local regulators.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with the outgoing and current management team. Review and prioritize project activities and tasks.
  • Author and maintain project schedule /calendar, statements of work, project work plans, budgets and other core project documentation with input from the management team.
  • Coordinate all resources required for successful execution of the project including among management team and agency partners.
  • Obtain proper approvals and alignment for project activities and work product from the management team.
  • Upon adoption, track and review the progress and performance of projects from the brand management team, agency partners, and several client Identify and initiate changes to project plan and recalibrate as necessary.
  • Report and cross-communicate on project status on a regular basis, including day-to-day support team and agency partners.
  • Identify, assess, communicate and manage project risks.
  • Manage preparation and retention of revision logs of all project assets, materials, and files.
  • Member of agency task force to implement Project Management function and best practices agency-wide or with other concessioners.
  • Support activities will include, consultation, development of standards/ process and tools, skills training development and delivery.
  • Application of Project Management software and other support as needed. 
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology including the ability to develop detailed project plans, budgets, status reports etc.


Personnel Protective Equipment Used:


The employee will perform many tasks and functions alongside of, or in the presence of persons working in an environment which requires protective equipment.  He/she shall always use the appropriate equipment to insure personal safety and the safety of workers.


Physical Functions:


In order to perform many essential tasks, the employee must be independently mobile.  Lifting moderate weights (up to 40 lb.) is common. Lifting Heavy weights (up to 70 lb.) is occasional.  The competence and agility to negotiate slippery terrain common in the marina environment is expected.


This position will be project management for the first 9-12 months and then roll into a Contract Compliance and Environmental Management position that will report directly to the General Manager.  Housing will be provided at a minimal rate.  We offer a competive Salary with benefits.


The California Parks Company, dba Urban Park Concessionaires, California Guest Services, In., and Quagga Inspection Services, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


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