City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
January 22, 2023
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Job Type



The Stormwater Division at the Public Works Department seeks a Stormwater Operations Supervisor.

This NEW position supervises, directs, coordinates, schedules, and plans

the installation, maintenance, and r epairs of the Public Works stormwater drainage

and conveyance infrastructure network.

The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, skills, knowledge 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 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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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.

  • Plans, directs and supervises the work of assigned staff; delegates and reviews work assignments; conducts performance evaluations
  • Oversees administration, coordination and supervision, planning, maintenance and management of Public Works stormwater facilities, stormwater infrastructure and City rights of way including the effective deployment of resources
  • Provides strategic planning for and the assessment of the stormwater operations network infrastructure and Public Works Facilities
  • Reviews, evaluates, and provides comments for technical specifications as well as engineering and construction drawings
  • Advises staff on technical issues and makes decisions on exceptional situations to manage and implement appropriate services and assistance
  • Effectively supervises and administers program to include budget preparation and monitoring expenditures, staff development and training, succession planning, performance management, employee relations, prioritizing and assigning work related activities
  • Prepares, administers, and maintains multiple operational budgets; ensures correctness of charges and allocations; monitors and approves expenditures; forecasts funds needed for staffing, equipment, and materials
  • Writes specifications and requisitions; and inspects materials and equipment necessary to the operation of the system
  • Maintains and monitors inventory of equipment, parts, tools, and supplies
  • Makes recommendations and gives technical assistance to the Division Manager, other City departments, and outside consultants on technical problems concerning the construction of new or the modification of the existing system
  • Makes recommendations regarding operational policies, expenditures, plans, and other administrative matters
  • Knowledge and skills with using computers, IPad, digital handheld tools and asset management systems
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and County regulations for Erosion & Sedimentation Control and Stormwater compliance including FAC and CFR
  • Makes recommendations regarding hiring, promotions, and discipline
  • Works as a liaison with other City Departments, outside agencies, and neighbors to navigate citizen inquiries and complaints
  • Prepares standard operating procedures.
  • Prepares letters, memos, and other correspondence.
  • Ensures compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures
  • Performs related work as required

Associate's degree in Engineering, Business or Public AdministrationAt least five (5) years of experience in construction and maintenance of water distribution and/or wastewater collection systems servicing a population of 100,000+, including two (2) years of experience working in a supervisory capacity. 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 one year of the required experience or education.Nine (9) years or more of progressively responsible experience in construction and maintenance of stormwater pressurized and non-pressurized drainage systems servicing a population of +100,000 and/or the following professional accreditations/ certifications: National Incident Management System (NIMS) Incident Command Systems Certifications, Flagger and/or Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control Certifications (MOT), Florida Water and Pollution Control Association (FWPCOA) Stormwater C, Florida Stormwater Association Level 2 and Florida Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector is preferred. Must be able to obtain certifications listed above within one year of employment

Special Requirements:

Essential Employees may be required to work during and following a declared emergency resulting from either a natural disaster and/ or other emergency. The employee's Department Head will be required to work.

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 and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination 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 ( J-204) .

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: 2/12/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

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