The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now at http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/.
This is advanced supervisory and professional project and construction management work of considerable difficulty involving a wide variety of municipal public works and utilities operations and capital improvement projects. Work will include the supervision of a major work group primarily composed of project managers and inspectors. Both directly and through subordinate engineering and utilities personnel, as well as in conjunction with engineering consultants, the employee plans, directs, supervises and coordinates the design and construction of municipal engineering projects.
Work assignments require the application of advanced project and construction management skills and considerable use of independent judgment in planning and managing/reviewing projects that are designed in-house as well as projects that are developed by engineering consultants or private developers. Experience with program management methods and knowledge of federal and state permitting requirements (e.g. Florida Department of Environmental Protection) will be beneficial to this position.
With minimal direction, the employee performs complex assignments requiring the exercise of considerable initiative and independent judgment in assuring that activities meet high standards of service, are performed with the maximum effective use of resources, and that work is accomplished in accordance with accepted technical standards and in compliance with applicable rules, regulations, and laws. Work is reviewed by the Assistant City Engineer via conferences with the employee, through study of reports submitted, by direct observation, and by the degree of achievement of established goals, objectives, timeliness of project completion, and work plans.
NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.
The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match!!
This job classification is in Management Category IV; this classification qualifies for additional benefits such as: • Expense Allowance • Employer Paid Dental Benefits • Management Days in addition to Vacation and Sick time
1. Have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, or other appropriate technical field.
2. Have at least five (5) years of responsible post-graduate experience in one or more of the following areas: planning, design and construction of public works projects; planning, design and construction of utility projects; planning, design and construction of private development projects; or other closely related project, design/construction experience in water and wastewater projects. Additional qualifying work experience may be substituted for the required college education on a year-for-year basis.
3. Possession of a current certification as a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or Project Management Professional (PMP), or licensure as a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Florida or as a General Contractor by the State of Florida is preferred.
The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now.