• City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Project Management Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Salary: $75,858.64 - $117,586.14 Annually USD

Job Description


The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking Project Managers to oversee engineering assignments in one or more specialized areas of stormwater infrastructure, seawalls and other related areas. Professionals that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of engineering in local public service. Professionals who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in?
The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City currently participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which will require a 3% contribution from employees. Anyone hired after Jan 1, 2021 will be automatically enrolled in FRS.


  • Manages engineering consultants and contractors during the design and construction of CIP projects; performs site inspections; ensures projects are completed on time, on budget, and with high levels of quality assurance
  • Prepares, negotiates, executes, and manages task orders for professional consultants and contractors
  • Prepares and oversees the preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFP), Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), and other bidding documents for a variety of services and resources in compliance with municipal, state, and federal code requirements
  • Provides analysis, evaluation, and recommendation for award of contract; prepares projects for bid, including reviewing of plans, specifications, and estimates
  • Reviews and approves contractor and consultant pay requests
  • Develops and monitors project scope, budget, and schedule
  • Prepares reports for upper management and stakeholder information
  • Provides technical information and guidance on municipal projects; resolves project related issues
  • Prepares required municipal, state, and federal reports for various construction projects; prepares reports, memorandums, and related correspondence pertaining to contract and regulatory compliance
  • Produces construction documents and specifications
  • Coordinates with other City departments, external agencies and applicants on projects
  • Drafts commission memorandum for Commission Approval
  • Performs related work as required


  1. Bachelor's degree in construction management, civil engineering or another related field
  2. Must possess at least three (3) years experience in construction management and/or public works engineering (streets, water & wastewater infrastructure, drainage or related areas).
  3. Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for one year of the required experience

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS 1. Possession of a current License as a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida or as a Certified Construction Manager or Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Special Requirements:
Non-Essential Employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency but may be required to work in some capacity after the declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine when the employee will be required to work.
The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time, but may walk or stand for brief periods of time.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Please attach copies of your college degree(s) and applicable registration(s) and/or certification(s).


Depending on the number of applications and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training & Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening , prior to appointment. Open until sufficient applicants have applied.

An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ).
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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