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Published
January 11, 2019
Location
Miami Gardens, Florida
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Description

General Description

This is a professional position that provides a variety of analytical, administrative, and technical work in the analysis of programs, services, systems, policies, and procedures; assumes some management and operational responsibilities. Employees are assigned duties such as cost analysis and control, budget preparation and expenditure control, purchasing and inventory work, methods and procedure studies, report or grant proposal preparation. Occasionally exercise general supervision over clerical, temporary employees, or other staff as assigned. Must be physically capable of moving about on construction work sites and under adverse field conditions as needed to accomplish work duties.
Essential Job Functions

This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

Reviews and analyzes complex problems involving technical and departmental system (i.e. Stormwater and Public Works issues) and processes. Provide technical assistance to other department personnel related to Public Works and Engineering.

Initiate research and special studies to develop procedures for correcting actions. Organizes and documents findings of studies and prepares recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures or organizational changes. Writes reports or presents data in formats such as graphs, plans, maps, PowerPoint, etc.

Coordinates and reports on projects as assigned by the Department Director or City Engineer.

Responsible for researching, preparing, and presenting information to Department, City staff, Council, residents, civic groups regarding programs related to the areas of: public works and stormwater.

Provides information to public requests on data maintained by the City. Research, prepare and/or coordinate and monitors grants.

Organizes and documents findings of studies and prepares recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures or organizational changes.

Assists with general departmental administrative and operational tasks as required. Attend seminars and workshops related to duties and responsibilities.

Perform related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering as applied to the design, construction, and maintenance of public facilities in the area of specialization. Knowledge of the current literature, trends, and developments in the field of engineering specialization. Knowledge of established policies, procedures and regulations. Experience using database software, internet, spreadsheet and word processing software

Skill in the use of a personal computer and related software.

Ability to express ideas effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation

Education & Experience Requirements: High school diploma or GED; supplemented by college level coursework with emphasis in Business Administration, Public Administration, Criminal Justice or closely related field. Two (2) years of administrative/secretarial experience required. Preference will be given to those with a bachelor's degree and a minimum of two (2) years of public works related experience, supplemented by two (2) years previous experience of administrative support functions related to governmental budgeting, project management, and purchasing preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license throughout employment with a satisfactory driving record.

Supplemental Information

The essential job functions of this position will require the employee to perform the following physical activities. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis:

Work is performed in office and outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate drafting instruments, computers, and various pieces of office equipment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use handsand fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tolls, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop; kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and smell.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

Must be physically capable of moving about on construction work sites and under adverse field conditions as needed to accomplished work duties.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Benefits are available to FULL-TIME employees only.
The City of Miami Gardens offers a comprehensive benefits package, including176 hoursof Personal Time Off (PTO)in lieuofvacation and sick timeand 12 paid holidays (11 holidays and 1 floating holiday).

The City participates in the retirement plan administered by the Florida Retirement System (FRS), which requires a mandatory 3% contribution.

Additional voluntary benefits (fully paid by the employee, but payroll deductible): dental insurance, vision insurance, flexible spending account, 457 Deferred Compensation plan, Roth IRA, additional life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, supplemental insurance plans, legal and identity theft coverage.

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Which best describes your level of education?

  • Some High School
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Some College
  • Minimum of 60 College Credits or more
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree or Higher
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How many years of administrative and/or secretarial experience do you have?

  • No Experience
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year to less than 2 years
  • 2 years to less than 3 years
  • 3 years to less than 4 years
  • 4 years to less than 5 years
  • More than 5 years
03
How many years of administrative support related to budgeting, project management and/or purchasing experience do you have?

  • No experience
  • Less than 1 year experience
  • 1 year to less than 2 years
  • 2 years to less than 3 years
  • 3 years to less than 4 years
  • 4 years to less than 5 years
  • 5 years or more
04
How many years of experience do you have working in municipal government?

  • No Experience
  • Less than 1 year Experience
  • 1 to less than 2 years
  • 2 years to less than 3 years
  • 3 to less than 4 years
  • 4 years to less than 5 years
  • 5 or more years
05
Do you currently possess a valid Driver's License?

  • Yes
  • No
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Are you currently a City of Miami Gardens employee?

  • Yes
  • No

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