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ASSISTANT CITY ENGINEER job in Fort Lauderdale

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Job Ref:  507-03
Organization:  City of Fort Lauderdale
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Construction Management
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Florida (FL)
City:  Fort Lauderdale
Post Code:  33301
Salary and Benefits:  $75,504.00 - $119,537.60
01/10/2014

THE POSITION:

This is highly responsible managerial, administrative and professional engineering work of considerable difficulty planning, directing, analyzing, and coordinating engineering design, construction, and construction inspection in either right-of-way areas or facilities in the Public Works Department. As assigned, work also includes supervisory work in the preparation of architectural plans, design, and specifications for City buildings and structures.

Under general direction, both directly and through subordinate management personnel and technical consultants, the employee plans, directs, supervises, coordinates, and implements a wide variety of municipal engineering and architectural programs and projects. The employee will have considerable program management, design, and construction administration responsibility. The employee advises the City Commission, City Manager, Department Director, other City officials, neighborhood representatives and residents on the status of, and important issues associated with City and other agency projects.

Under general direction, the employee performs complex assignments requiring extensive initiative and independent judgment in assuring that activities meet high standards of service and are performed with maximum effective use of resources; that engineering and architectural functions are accomplished in accordance with appropriate technical standards; and that activities are performed in consistent accord with City policy directives. Work is reviewed by an administrative superior and the Department Director at conferences, through study of reports submitted, by direct observation, and by the degree of achievement of goals, objectives, and work plans.

 

THE REQUIREMENTS:

1.   Have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or other appropriate engineering discipline, preferably with graduate work in engineering and public administration.

2.   Have at least five (5) years professional municipal engineering experience which included supervisory and managerial responsibilities.

3.   Be registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida, or be registered in another state and obtain Florida registration within one (1) year from the date of appointment.

Note:  The required license must be kept current to continue employment in this class.

 

HOW TO APPLY: 

Applications may be filed online at http://www.fortlauderdale.gov

ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE THE ATTACHED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AS WELL AS THE STANDARD EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.  THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION.

PLEASE SUBMIT A COPY OF PE LICENSE WITH THE APPLICATION.




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