Performs senior-level and experienced professional work in the planning, designing, managing, organizing, and coordinating of the City's Major Transportation Initiatives. Work is performed under general direction with latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment based on professional education and previous experience. Position relies on advanced level experience and exercises independent judgment to determine the best approach by using and interpreting policies and procedures. Position seeks technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.
Hours of Work: Monday through Thursday 7:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.; Days and hours are subject to change
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EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the classification. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
Manages complex transportation infrastructure planning projects associated with land development projects, including the MainStreet (DRI) Development of Regional Impact, from planning through construction, including design review and coordination, phasing, budgeting, permitting, coordination related to development entitlements and obligations, funding mechanisms, constructability and developer agreements, and coordination with regulatory agencies
Represents the City related to intergovernmental transportation projects and their impact on the City
Manages, directs, and interprets contract provisions, and makes recommendations
Directs and participates in studies, projects, and analyses related to technical and administrative aspects of various types of projects
Prepares and reviews developer agreements and phasing plans, and analyzes the need for City's infrastructure needs both during construction and long term
Develops and reviews design specifications
Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as directors, managers, supervisors, contractors, consultants, attorneys, outside agencies, and community groups concerning services and issues directly related to or indirectly affecting City Projects
Monitors construction projects and keeps other departments and/or divisions informed
Identifies problems or factors inhibiting progress, collects and analyzes data, and makes specific recommendations for resolution
Prepares a variety of written documents, including but not limited to regular and special reports, cost analyses and budget impact studies, grant applications, purchase requisitions, permit applications, correspondence, etc.
Updates project schedules and maintains project files
Investigates and responds to citizens' requests and participates in community meetings
Makes presentations as required
Coordinates and expedites the review and approval of plans and specifications with other City departments
Performs other related duties as assigned and/or required
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Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, traffic engineering, planning, or related field; supplemented by seven (7) or more years of progressively responsible experience in highway design or transportation project management; a related Master's degree may substitute for two (2) of the years of required experience; equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience may be considered. Professional Engineer or Certified Planner required. Certification in project management CPM, CCM or equivalent project manager credentials preferred.
Proficiency in a project management software and Microsoft Excel is required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of standard engineering, planning, construction, and land development terms and concepts
Knowledge of the State of Florida codes, rules, and regulations
Skill in providing good customer service
Advanced skill in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Advanced skill in design and project management software
Ability to plan, coordinate, and review the work of subordinates and outside consultants
Ability to express ideas and communicate clearly and concisely in English, both orally and in writing
Ability to read and interpret construction plans, development orders, site plans, blueprints, and surveys
Ability to prepare and deliver PowerPoint Presentations
Ability to make decisions in accordance with City/department policies
Ability to read, interpret and explain ordinances, codes, agreements, and related documents
Ability to quickly and independently learn new software
Ability to use critical thinking skills to arrive at solutions and suggest improvements to processes
Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
Ability to regularly attend work and arrive punctually for designated work schedule
About City of Coconut Creek
Coconut Creek, the “Butterfly Capital of the World”, is a well-planned city with a unique environmental consciousness nestled between Miami and Palm Beach. Spotlighted as one of the “Best Cities to Live in America” by Money Magazine, and a? ?Top Ten Place to Live in Florida by Movoto and NerdWallet, Coconut Creek is home to 59,000 residents and supports a diverse, growing business community. The City’s Mainstreet Project, home to the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and the Coconut Creek Promenade, a 23-acre, open-air, upscale shopping and restaurant center, has received the “Award of Excellence” for its Design Standards by the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association (FAPA). When complete, the City’s MainStreet area will be bustling with over 250 acres of LEED-certified businesses, upscale housing, and beautifully landscaped parks and greenways.