Program/Project Coordinator Senior
- Highway and Bridge Maintenance
- Pompano Beach, Florida
- $73,378.03 - $117,111.28Annually + benefits
- Closing date
- Feb 26, 2023
- Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering
- Position Type
- Engineer, Staff Engineer, Project Manager
- Contract Type
- Organization Type
The Broward County Public Works Department is seeking qualified candidates for the following exciting opportunity:
PROGRAM/PROJECT COORDINATOR SENIOR
Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division
The Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division (HBMD) maintains and improves County-owned roadways and bridges and oversees mosquito control operations. HBMD is responsible for the maintenance and improvements of bascule and fixed bridges, sidewalks, pavement/asphalt, drainage system, guardrail, and landscaping in public right-of-way under the County jurisdiction.
The Program/Project Coordinator Senior oversees the grants for large-scale infrastructure mitigation and environmental sustainability. This position is also responsible for coordinating and managing HBMD's environmental projects, implementing programs that support environmental sustainability, and promoting habitat restoration. This position requires a thorough understanding of engineering principles related to roadway and bridge construction/maintenance projects. The ideal candidate must present examples of previous projects where they successfully developed and/or integrated environmentally sustainable improvements into roadway/bridge construction/maintenance projects.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are a must, as well as strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Researching and identifying large-scale grant opportunities for current and proposed roadway and bridge programs.
- Drafting, developing, and submitting grant applications, budget proposals, and related documents.
- Collaborating with the Broward County’s Office of Management and Budget for the submission of grants.
- Administering awarded grant funds.
- Monitoring budget expenditures and project progress
- Reporting and completing information requirements
- Collaborating with the HBMD project management team and providing technical direction to project staff to ensure compliance with grant regulations
- Preparing and checking designs and preliminary and final plans for roadway and bridge construction/maintenance projects to determine if environmental/sustainability-related improvements can be included.
- Preparing cost estimates and specifications for projects and procurement of materials and/or services.
- Researching and reviewing internal and external sources of information for potential environmental/sustainability solutions for construction and maintenance projects.
- Utilizing geographical information systems (GIS) for producing maps, maintaining geo-databases, and preparing technical reports with project information.
- Preparing and reviewing permit applications and permit plans for compliance with County and Florida Department of Transportation Standards and Specifications.
- Performing public outreach and neighborhood inspection programs.
- A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business or public administration or closely related field; and
- At least four (4) years of experience in a staff or administrative capacity managing special projects, programs or business operations appropriate to the area of assignment or closely related experience. (Two years of relevant experience may be substituted for each year of required education); and A valid Florida Class E Driver's License in good standing.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess one or more of the following:
- Master's degree or higher in Environmental Studies, Business or Public Administration, Engineering, or field closely related to area of assignment.
- Storm-water Management Certification
- Sustainability/Green Construction Certification
- Industry-recognized certification in Eco-friendly landscaping and/or Irrigation (i.e., Certified Irrigation Technician (CIT); or Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor (CLIA); or Certified Irrigation Contractor (CIC); or Certified Landscape Water Manager (CLWM)
- Certification in Grant Preparation or Administration
- 4+ years' experience in marketing, presentations, and/or community outreach on environmental issues.
- 4+ years' experience using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software or other GPS software.
- 4+ years' experience using AutoCAD or MicroStation in a roadway and/or bridge maintenance or construction environment.
- 4+ years' experience using PeopleSoft Financial or another financial management system.
- 4+ years' hands-on experience in grant administration and/or grant preparation.
For additional information and to apply, please visit:
For consideration of international degrees, you must have it evaluated by an approved member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). To access the NACES Membership directory, please visit www.naces.org/members.
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