PROJECT MANAGER II (Development Review and Mobility Project Manager)

  • City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Project Management
  • Salary: $73,633.04 - $114,136.46 Annually USD

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

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.
The Transportation Division is looking for a Project Manager who will work with the Department of Sustainability on the Development Review Committee. The responsibilities for the Development Review Project Manager include the review of Development Review Committee and Administrative Review applications based on the transportation practices laid out in the City of Fort Lauderdale ULDR, the Downtown Master Plan and engineering standards. The DRC Project Manager will also need to attend pre-application meetings, biweekly case review DRC meetings, bimonthly administrative review meetings, Traffic Impact Study methodology meetings and biweekly DRC meetings to review comments with applicants. The Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating all transportation related questions/concerns from the applicants.

This is advanced professional and administrative work of more than average difficulty, which will involve Managing, planning, and coordinating activities of projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

Employees in this class is responsible for performing professional work to assist with the alignment of public and private transportation projects with mobility goals in order to improve transportation system performance. Specifically, provide support to the transportation portion of the City's Development Review Committee process through reviewing site plans, traffic studies, and parking studies to identify conflicts and opportunities, and facilitating the development of mitigation strategies to address traffic impacts.

A major emphasis of work is monitoring and directing the work of engineering, architectural, and utilities consultants and contractors engaged in the design, permitting, and construction of City's utilities and various other 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.

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!!

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PLEASE NOTE:

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 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!!

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 in Management Category III for Benefits purposes; this classification qualifies for additional benefits such as:

  • Vehicle Allowance
  • Employer Paid Dental Benefits
  • Management Days in addition to Vacation and Sick time
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

  • Manages engineering and architectural consultants and contractors during the design and construction of CIP projects; performs site inspections; ensures projects are completed on time, on budget, and with high levels of 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
  • Develops and monitors project scope, budget, and schedule
  • Prepares reports for upper management and stakeholder information
  • 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 pertaining to contract and regulatory compliance
  • Produces construction documents and specifications
  • Coordinates with other City departments, external agencies and applicants on projects
  • Drafts commission memorandum for Commission Approval
  • Review traffic operational and safety study analysis, traffic calming implementation, maintenance of traffic plan review, traffic investigations and signing, pavement marking and signalization modifications to the existing road network
  • Manages and supervises the work of staff dedicated to the City's maintenance of traffic process
  • Conduct studies, compile and analyze transportation planning and traffic engineering project data and prepare a comprehensive transportation planning program.
  • Assist in the implementation of multi modal transportation planning studies and coordinated initiatives with other transportation agency'ssuch as Broward MPO, Broward County Traffic and Engineering, Florida Department of Transportation, and other municipalities.
  • Performs related work as required


JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT

THE REQUIREMENTS:
  1. Bachelor's degree in urban design and planning, construction management, architecture, civil engineering or related field.
  2. Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in transportation and mobility project implementation, 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 and education.

PREFERENCES:
  • Possession of a current License as a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida or as a Certified Construction Manager or Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and Local laws, rules and regulations related to Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Site Plan Review, Land Use Development
  • Prior years of experience working in the Development Review with involvement in operations of a traffic operations and management.
  • Knowledge of transportation system performance and multi-modal operations principles and practices
  • Strong mathematics, data collection, system performance measures, and record keeping experience
  • Experience in database management and analytical analysis to report impacts and recommend mitigation strategies
  • Experience with written communication skills necessary to develop memos, articles, reports, etc. that provide information clearly and concisely for a variety of audiences.


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. Open until sufficient applicants have applied.

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: Continuous

Job Address

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