This is a responsible managerial position directing all the operations relating to implementation of Blueprint 2000 Projects and Blueprint 2020 Infrastructure Projects (Blueprint) on behalf of the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency. This position requires management of a considerable variety and volume of professional work concerned with the planning, acquisition and construction of right of way projects, stormwater drainage and management systems, parks and recreational facilities, acquisition of environmentally sensitive lands, and other related projects as identified in the 2nd Amended and Restated Interlocal Agreement between the County and City. The position reports to the Director of the City/County Planning, Land Management and Community Enhancement (PLACE) Department and considerable independent judgment, discretion, and initiative are exercised in carrying out the daily operations of Blueprint with efficiency and effectiveness.
Supervises, directs, plans, coordinates, and instructs all divisions and personnel regarding Blueprint. Manages the planning, design, land acquisition, permitting, scheduling, construction, coordination, contract management and public relations activities for Blueprint projects and other projects as approved by the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency. Projects may include street, sidewalk and trail projects, stormwater drainage and management systems, parks and recreational facilities, acquisition of environmentally sensitive lands, and other related projects. Directs the preparation of the budget; makes procedural and operational recommendations to the PLACE Director. Inspects work performed within Blueprint and by contractors hired by Blueprint. Coordinates work activities and programs of Blueprint with other city, county, state and federal programs and projects. Investigates and resolves personnel problems that may arise from time to time. Ensures Blueprint compliance with Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency policies and applicable federal and state laws. Will assist the Place Director in leveraging sales tax revenues and coordinate applications for external funding, grants, and loans. Prepares reports and correspondence to committees and agencies as required to serve the needs of Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency. May hire, transfer, advance, discipline and discharge employees as delegated by the PLACE Director. Conducts performance evaluations and determines merit increases.
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in civil or construction engineering, urban planning, environmental management, business or public administration or a related field and six years of professional and administrative public works experience that includes project planning; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Three years of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
Necessary Special Requirements
Must possess a valid Class E State driver’s license at the time of appointment.
An incumbent of this job classification will be required to file a financial disclosure statement with the Supervisor of Elections in their county of residence, in compliance with Florida Statutes, Chapter 112,
Part III. Such filing is required within 30 days of placement in a covered position, annually thereafter by no later than July 1 of each year in which they serve in the covered position, and within 60 days of leaving the covered position.
Note: Preference may be given to applicants holding a Florida Professional Engineer registration; a master’s degree in one of the aforementioned degree areas or public or business administration.
Any interest candidates, please apply through the City of Tallahassee Human Resources Job Board at http://www.talgov.com/employment/employment.aspx
Internal Number: 180125
About Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency
The Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency is a joint City of Tallahassee-Leon County Agency that administers projects funded by the one cent sales tax collected in Leon County.
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