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.
This is advanced professional and administrative work of more than average difficulty, which will involve managing and inspecting municipal public works and structural design and construction projects within the City.
Employees in this class authorize and monitor the engineering design and construction of complex municipal engineering and structural projects with a specific focus on seawalls, bridges, buildings, and city-wide master planning. A major emphasis of work is monitoring and directing the work of engineering, architectural, and structural design consultants and contractors engaged in the design, permitting, and construction of City buildings and various seawall and bridge infrastructure projects. Work requires advanced project management skills and the ability to effectively negotiate with outside consultants and contractors. Responsibilities include the management of numerous projects, simultaneously, in various stages of development including planning, consultant selection, design, construction management, inspection and warranty administration. Knowledge of and experience with structural design and construction methods will be greatly beneficial.
This employment class is distinguished from the Project Manager I position by the larger scope and complexity of assigned projects, the additional experience and licensing requirements, and the level of independent decision-making required. Employees in this class perform a broad range of work 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. The employee in this class may supervise subordinate professional and paraprofessional staff and inspectors. Work is reviewed by a Senior Project Manager 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.
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