Goverment Jobs
February 19, 2020
Miramar, Florida
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This is advanced professional and administrative work of more than average difficulty in the investigation, development, design, and management of construction projects for a variety of capital development City projects and municipal public works infrastructure projects.

An employee in this class has immediate responsibility for managing and supervision of project management personnel and overseeing the work of architectural and engineering consultants and contractors engaged in the design and construction of approved capital development City projects and municipal infrastructure projects, requiring the use of considerable initiative and independent judgment in making technical decisions. An employee in this class may oversee and coordinate the work of subordinate technical staff. Work is reviewed through discussions and inspections, principally for determining progress and adherence to contractual requirements, departmental policies and sound engineering standards.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Develops design consultants' scope of services, negotiates fees, reviews submittals and payment requests, monitors permitting process and schedules, reviews final construction drawings and assists in preparing contract documents.

Inspects and supervises the inspection of construction projects while in progress and upon completion for adherence to plans, specifications and permitting requirements; advises contractors on the interpretation of plans and specifications; approves minor design changes in the course of construction; reviews contractor's requests for payment.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, other City department/division heads and employees, subordinates, Commission members, developers, engineers, architects, contractors, County government departments, regulatory personnel, attorneys, customers, consultants and the general public.

Supervises and provides guidance to project management staff on department policy and procedures, and on complex construction items.

Monitors consultant services, payments and progress, and maintains records including reports done by previous consultants.

Prepares reports on projects in progress for restoration or construction of new public buildings, parks and recreation facilities, street construction, curbing, storm sewers, water and wastewater systems, and other municipal projects; makes time and material estimates; prepares change orders.

Assists with the department's annual budget; reviews and approves expenditures and invoices for payment, ensuring compliance with budget allocations.

Prepares memos and resolutions for City Commission Agenda items and make presentations at public meetings, and to regulatory and governmental agencies.

Performs professional engineering and administrative work as required to support department projects and programs.

Coordinates with field personnel in the assessment of Contractor's operations, monitoring timeliness of construction operations with respect to Contractor's schedule.

Prepares and presents items for consideration, resolutions and ordinances regarding the department's needs to the City Commission.

Confers with superiors on problems of design and construction of public buildings and other municipal infrastructure facilities; prepares reports and makes recommendations relating to the conduct of construction activities.

Coordinates departmental projects with other City department heads as appropriate.

Conducts field inspections, prepares progress and final reports on varied construction projects.

Makes presentations to interested parties regarding proposed or on-going projects.

Coordinates and monitors bidding, contract award, construction and project closeout.

Provides reviews, oversees project cost estimates and budgets.

Performs related work as required.

Position Requirements/Qualifications

Have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Building Construction, Construction Management, or possess an equivalent combination of training and experience in a related field.

Possess at least five (5) years post-graduate experience in managing the design and construction of buildings, parks and recreation facilities, highway, street, water distribution, wastewater collection, or other public works infrastructure projects.

Valid registration as a professional engineer (P.E.), registered architect or general contractor is preferred.

**It is the responsibility of the candidate to maintain their licenses and/or certifications as a job requirement.**

Emergency Management Responsibilities:
Note: During emergency conditions, all City of Miramar employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. City of Miramar employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.


Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all City employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the City of Miramar Human Resources Department.


Employees earn up to ten days vacation during their first year. Accrual begins from the first month of employment, but can not be used until after the third month of employment.

Sick Leave

Sick leave is accrued at the rate of one day per month. As with vacations, accrual begins from the first month of employment, but can not be used until after the third month of employment.

Health Plan

The City currently offers its employees two opportunities for Healthcare coverage. Both the HMO and PPO have additional provisions for dental care.Employees may verify availability of physicans currently contracted with their respective health plans, by checking out Humana's (the City's current health insurance provider) website.


The City offers a variety of pension plans for eligible employees.

Tax Deferred Benefits

The City offers a variety of retirement plans depending on the position and its relation to the collective bargaining units. A Section 125 Flexible Spending Account (Cafeteria Plan) for medical and/or dependent care is available to all employees.

Employee Assistance Program

The City of Miramar provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as:

  • Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions

  • Marriage or Family Relationships

  • Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care

  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Child Care Provider Discounts

As a City of Miramar employee you may be eligible to receive a discount on tuition and/or registration fees from a the City's childcare centers.

Flexible Spending Account

The City offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses.

Dependent Care Reimbursement Account

Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working.

Medical Reimbursement Account

The Medical Reimbursement Account allows money to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan.

Other Benefits

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Payroll deduction to a Credit Union

  • Direct Deposit for pay checks

  • Long Term Disability

  • Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Long Term Care Insurance


  • New Year's Eve Day Day

  • New Year's Day

  • Memorial Day

  • Independence Day

  • Christmas Day

  • Martin Luther King's Birthday

  • Floating Holidays (by position)

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Day after Thanksgiving

  • Christmas Eve Day Day

  • President's Day

  • Veteran's Day
Are you presently a City of Miramar employee?

  • Yes
  • No
Do you possess a valid State of Florida driver's license

  • Yes
  • No
Please indicate which best describes your highest level of completed education.

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree or above
  • None of the above
Please indicate your proficiency working with the Microsoft Office Suite(i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook,Powerpoint).

Do you have a degree in either Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Project Management?

  • Yes
  • No
Do you have experience conducting field inspections and coordinating resources for quality control, and timely completion of assigned tasks?

  • Yes
  • No
Do you have experience in planning projects and related budgets; reviews and participate in the preparation of maintenance plans?

  • Yes
  • No
Do you have any experience with the preparation of scope of work for bids, providing recommendations for bid evaluation and award, negotiates and administers contract awards?

  • Yes
  • No
Do you have experience supervising staff?

  • Yes
  • No
Do you have at least five (5) years of working experience in managing the design and construction of plant facilities, water distribution, wastewater collection, or other utilities infrastructure projects? Be sure this experience is documented on your official application.

  • Yes
  • No
If you answered yes to the previous question, how many years' experience do you possess? Be sure this experience is documented on your official application.

  • Less than 3 years
  • 3 - 5
  • 5 - 8
  • 8 - 10
  • 10
Are you bilingual?

  • Yes
  • No
If you answered yes to the previous question, please indicate what additional language(s) you speak. (Please type N/A if this does not apply)

    City of Miramar employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned. Are you able to be on call for any emergency situation and to perform emergency service duties assigned?

    • Yes
    • No
    Please consent to the following statement: I have reviewed and attached all supporting documents (license, certification etc.) required for this position.

    • Yes
    • No

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