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PROJECT MANAGER I (Parks and Recreation)

Company: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. This is professional and administrative work that includes the planning, design, and construction of capital improvement projects as well as oversight of a wide variety of projects. This position supports managing and inspecting engineering construction projects or transportation and mobility projects within a City Department. A major emphasis is monitoring the work of engineering and architectural consultants and contractors engaged in the design and construction of a wide variety of projects. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

  • Manages engineering and architectural consultants and contractors during the design and construction of various projects; ensures projects are completed on time, on budget, and with quality assurance
  • Prepares, negotiates, executes, and manages task orders for professional consultants and contractors
  • Prepares and oversees the preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFP), Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), and other bidding documents for a variety of services and resources in compliance with municipal, state, and federal code requirements
  • Provides analysis, evaluation, and recommendation for award of contract; prepares projects for bid, including reviewing of plans, specifications, and estimates
  • Reviews and approves contractor and consultant pay requests and invoices
  • Provides technical information and guidance on municipal projects; resolves project related issues
  • Prepares required municipal, state, and federal reports for various construction projects; prepares reports, memorandums, and related correspondence; and coordinates related permits to ensure contract and regulatory compliance
  • Prepares reports for upper management and stakeholder information
  • Acts as the Contract Administrator for Parks and Recreation, Facilities Maintenance contracts
  • Coordinates with other City departments, external agencies and applicants on projects
  • Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, architecture, civil engineering or related field.
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in construction management, engineering, and/or transportation project implementation . Additional qualifying experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the educational requirement. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP). Special Requirements: Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time, but may walk or stand for brief periods of time.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work Environment Frequency Working in Designated Environment Office or similar indoor environment Frequently or Often Outdoor environment Sometimes Street environment (near moving traffic) Sometimes Construction site Sometimes Confined Space Seldom or Never In the community (homes, businesses, etc.) Sometimes Lab Seldom or Never Warehouse environment Seldom or Never HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS. Say "Hello" to the City of Fort Lauderdale and Say "Goodbye" to Your Student Loan! That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Please visit www.fortlauderdale.gov/PublicServiceLoanForgiveness for more information or to see if you qualify. This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Federation of Public Employees and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Federation of Public Employees. Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening, prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ).Closing Date/Time: 9/26/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Keywords: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Lauderdale , PROJECT MANAGER I (Parks and Recreation), Executive , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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