PROJECT MANAGER I – Parking Services
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.
The Transportation and Mobility Department seeks to fill a PROJECT MANAGER I (Parking Services) position to oversee various parking projects. This position will be responsible for advancing special initiatives, overseeing smaller projects, and conducting facility condition assessments. The objective of this position is to identify and implement ways to improve and modernize City parking facilities. The selected candidate will assist the Transportation and Mobility Department with completing Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) and delivering priority initiatives.
The PROJECT MANAGER I (Parking Services) position requires a general understanding of project management fundamentals, conducting facility assessments, coordinating with contractors, and dealing with government procurement processes.
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.
The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.
This position will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.
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.
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This job classification is in Management Category IV for benefits purposes, which includes Five (5) additional Management Vacation days per calendar year and a monthly vehicle allowance of $120.00.
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.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
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
- Conducts project field visits, inspections of construction activities and provides Division Manager with project updates
- 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 various City of Fort Lauderdale annual 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, public or business administration, or related field.One (1) or more years of experience in construction management, engineering, transportation project implementation, or related field. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the educational requirement.
- Familiar with Project Management Professional (PMP) standards and expectations and/or certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
- Prior government experience
- General knowledge of government procurement processes and contracts
- Knowledge of transportation and multi-modal operations principles and practices
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.
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
Depending on the number of applications and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training & 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 will 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: Continuous