City of Haines City
  • Public Works
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 20.7378 to 29.2067
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

***Position open until filled***

The City of Haines City is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants for all positions equally without regard to their race, sex, age, color, religion, creed, national origin, veteran status or any other legally protected status. The City of Haines City is a Drug-Free Workplace. Applicants who successfully complete the initial screening process will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screen and physical. Police Department applicants will also be required to take a Polygraph Examination. All information provided by an applicant will be verified for truthfulness and accuracy if a conditional offer of employment is made. Applications and other submitted documents are consider public record.

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Public Infrastructure Director, manages the daily operations of the Transportation Division to ensure the proper planning, developing and maintenance of roadways, bridges, drainage and right-of-way. Responsible for the development and management of road maintenance programs to include, but not limited to, traffic control devices; surface, drainage and treatment systems, bridge and right-of-way inspections and repairs; signage; and customer service requests.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Manages the daily operations of the Transportation Division to ensure the proper planning, developing and maintenance of roadways, bridges, drainage and rights-of-way. Responsible for the development and management of road maintenance programs to include, but not limited, traffic control devices; surface, drainage and treatment systems, bridge and right-of-way inspections and repairs; signage; and customer service requests.
  2. Manages vendor contracts for construction of infrastructure. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with reviewing and drafting streets and drainage project contract, ensuring proper insurance coverage, and performance project management to ensure construction deadlines.
  3. Manages the selection and retention of Transportation Personnel, to include training and development initiatives. Responsible for conducting performance evaluations and disciplinary processes and procedures within established organizational and department guidelines, policies and/or directives.
  4. Manages the preparation, tracking and administration of the Transportation Division's annual budget. Responsible for forecasting expenditures necessary and required to complete Division projects; the procurement of goods and services; and Personnel related costs.
  5. Provides staff assistance to the Public Works Director by preparing and presenting department and project related reports during Staff, City Commission, Finance Advisory Board and other City related meetings. Responsible for representing the City on Transportation related advisory boards and/or meetings.
  6. Performs additional duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of an advanced education from an accredited educational institution of higher learning resulting in a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Project or Construction Management, Public Administration, or related field, and seven (7) to ten (10) years of management and project work related experience in Construction, Streets, Public Administration or related field are required. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be considered, unless otherwise subject to any requirements set forth in law or regulation.
  • A Master's Degree in Engineering, Project or Construction Management, Public Administration, or related field is preferred. Work experience may be substituted for preferred college degrees.
  • Advanced MOT Certification required, or must be obtained within six (6) months of hire.
  • Work requires the ability to read letters, memos, contracts, professional and industry literature, spreadsheets and other job related analysis.
  • Work requires the ability to write letters, memos, and contracts.
  • Work requires the ability to understand and develop computer models for cost analysis and compose financial and budgetary reports.
  • Work requires substantial independent judgment and decision-making. Must be able to monitor and assess operations, workload, projects, and staff performance.
  • Work is widely varied, involving analyzing and evaluating many complex and significant variables.
  • Must be able to monitor and assess operations, workload, projects, and staff performance.
  • Should be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point software.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, other Federal, State and local governmental representatives, contractors, consultants, vendors, media and the general public is essential.
  • Must exhibit attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Must be able to communicate and present oneself in a professional manner.
  • Must be able to research, compile and analyze data, and then present findings to management in an acceptable format.
  • Ability to read maps, blue prints and schematics.
  • Ability to perform or learn basic mathematical equations in the performance construction projects.
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow technical information, directives, manuals, memos, reports and other work related materials.
  • Ability to work under high demands, short time constraints, and pressure of a fast paced work environment.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a Valid Florida Class E driver's license.
  • Must pass applicable pre-employment testing and background and credit checks.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

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