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Planning & Design Manager

Company: City of Miami Beach
Location: Miami Beach
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Nature of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions

Highly responsible administrative, supervisory, and professional engineering work in the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of a variety of Public Works functions.

Illustrative Examples of Essential Duties:

* Supervises personnel in the Planning and Design team, with proven leadership skills and ability to delegate work. * Has a thorough knowledge and understanding of planning and design best practices and standards; and ensures that the work produced by the team and consultants adheres to those standards. * Is integrally familiar with the City's water, sewer and stormwater master plans; and is responsible for identifying the need and executing any necessary planning updates and design projects. * Directs the team to execute designs and design reviews timely. * Plans work for the team; manages schedules, resource allocations, ensures project remain within budget and on schedule. * Thorough knowledge of engineering design, construction, and regulatory requirements * Instructs, trains, and supervises personnel in all aspects of public works engineering * Reviews plans prepared by the State Road Department and the County Public Works Department for highways and other facilities within the City and coordinates city work with these agencies * Reviews, evaluates, and reports on City construction, engineering, or utility service operations * Recommends technical standards for inclusion in specifications for public works construction * Provides strategic planning level and detailed design input * Performs related work as required * Performs the duties of a Project Engineer and a Principal Engineer, when required

Minimum Requirements:

* Communicates clearly, concisely, and comprehensibly in both written and verbal format * Minimum of four years' experience in the functional area individual is managing (i.e. Engineering Design, Construction Management, or Regulatory Compliance) * Registered as a Professional Engineer by the State of Florida * Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering, surveying, design, construction, maintenance, and operation or major Public Works projects and facilities such as: roads, bridges, water, sewer, drainage works, traffic, and coastal protection facilities * Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering surveys * Considerable knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to design and construction of Public Works projects * Ability to instruct, train, and supervise personnel in all aspects of Public Works engineering * Capable of signing and sealing engineering drawings and documents in accordance with the rules of the Florida Board of Professional Engineers and Florida Statute 61G15-23 * Possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in the design of road, water, sewer and stormwater systems. * Possess knowledge of the following software: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Water, Sewer and Storm Hydraulic Models.

Physical Requirements:

* Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public via the telephone and personal contact * Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to, word processor, calculator, copier, and fax machine * Ability to stand, walk, move, or kneel may be required to perform duties * Physical capability to effectively use field inspection instruments including, but not limited to: cameras, levels, measuring tapes, survey tools, measuring rods, measuring wheels, and paper, bound, or electronic inspection forms/books.

For all positions:

* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, coworkers, the press the general public and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, gender identity or sexual orientation. * Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of all city ethics and conflicts of interest policies. Strong understanding of ethical behavior is required. * Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance. * Performs related work as required * Reports to work as directed during an emergency as an essential employee of the City of Miami Beach

For all technical, professional, supervisory and managerial positions:

* Ability to develop innovative and creative solutions to issues consistent with the City's strategic plan.

Applicants must detail any related work experience on the application or risk disqualification. It is the applicant's responsibility to update their NEOGOV profile with work experience, education, certifications and personal contact information when submitting each application, failure to do so will result in ineligibility. City of Miami Beach employees must reflect their current position and detail their work experience on the application to avoid being disqualified.

Veterans Preference: Veterans Preference is awarded in accordance with Florida State Statute 295.07. If veteran's preference is being claimed, it must be indicated on the application form and proper documentation, including all forms DD-214 (either Member 2 or Member 4), as well as the final Department of Defense Disability Letter (dated within one year) must be submitted with the application.


Keywords: City of Miami Beach, Miami Beach , Planning & Design Manager, Other , Miami Beach, Florida

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