City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
September 13, 2023
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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The City of Fort Lauderdale employees 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 work of more than average difficulty assisting in the development, administration, and facilitation of City-wide training programs. Administers the online registration for courses and evaluates effectiveness of programs. Facilitates New Employee Orientation.


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 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.

This job classification is in Management Category III for benefits purposes, which includes Six (6) additional Management Vacation days per calendar year in addition to Vacation and Sick time and a monthly Vehicle Allowance of $250.00, plus Employer-paid Dental Insurance.

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This position is covered by the Personnel Rules.


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.

  • Schedules and coordinates the implementation of employee safety and professional development and technical training programs through the department and in conjunction with the City's Organizational Development and Learning Program.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of programs through participant feedback, reports from supervisory and managerial personnel, and other measures of employee effectiveness.
  • Serves as a training resource to departmental management, advising and assisting in the development and facilitation of varied training programs.
  • Develops and delivers customized employee training programs utilizing in-house resources.
  • Targets employee training needs through interactive consultation with supervisors and managers. Maintains awareness of current trends in employee training, safety concerns and requirement from regulatory agencies; technical updates and monitoring current trends in operational needs and monitoring changing job profile skills; establishes and maintains cooperative contacts with agencies, organizations and individuals which could be employed as resources for l training and professional development.
  • Assists in coordinating the identification, evaluation, acquisition, utilization, storage and maintenance of audio-visual and other training equipment and materials.
  • Provides documentation of competency through on-the-job training records, proficiency tests, and training course completion records to prepare employees for an advancement or change in their career field.
  • Organizes and maintains database and other electronic files of training records.
  • Selects appropriate database applications to facilitate the storage and retrieval of course rosters and training records for employees.
  • Generates reports on courses, rosters, and individual training.
  • Performs related work as required.

Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Communications, Public Administration or closely related field.A minimum of three (3) years of experience in employee training and development.Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience or education.

Prior Experience:

  • Developing customized content in response to workforce needs
  • Facilitating workshops, presentations, and seminars
  • Conducting needs analysis
  • Using e-learning software
  • Intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • Training certifications (examples: ATD, DDI)

Special Requirements:
Non-Essential Employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency but may be required to work in some capacity after the declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine when the employee will be required to work.


Work Environment Frequency Working in Designated Environment Office or similar indoor environment Frequently or Often Outdoor environment Seldom or Never Street environment (near moving traffic) Seldom or Never Construction site Seldom or Never Confined Space Seldom or Never In the community (homes, businesses, etc.) Seldom or Never Correctional facility, detention center or jail Seldom or Never Clinical healthcare environment Seldom or Never Warehouse environment Seldom or Never Shop environment Seldom or Never


The position involves medium physical demands, such as exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

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.

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 ).

The City of Fort Lauderdale offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance.

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Closing Date/Time: 9/20/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

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