NATURE OF WORK
This is responsible professional and administrative work assisting in the management of the Operations Division of Port Everglades.
Work involves assisting the Division Director in planning, directing and coordinating divisional activities. Position incumbent assists in the administration of a variety of specialized sections of the Operations Division. Employee in this class supervises professional and administrative subordinates involved in divisional operations. Assignments are received from the Division Director in the form of broad instructions or general program objectives. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment within established guidelines. Performance is reviewed periodically through one-on-one meetings and written reports.
Assists in developing and implementing divisional policies, procedures and programs; makes policy recommendations; develops program goals and objectives.
Plans, directs and supervises the activities of professional and administrative staff; coordinates purchasing, personnel and record keeping activities for the Division.
Acts for the Division Director in his/her absence.
Makes budgetary recommendations and assists in the preparation of the departmental budget; coordinates, tracks performance of divisional budgets.
Confers with county officials, contractors, vendors, port customers and the general public regarding divisional operations; attends professional meetings.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of the current principles, practices and procedures of marine transportation and port management.
Considerable knowledge of the applicable laws, regulations and procedures related to marine transportation and port management.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.
Considerable knowledge of budget preparation and administration.
Ability to plan, implement and coordinate technical and administrative programs.
Abilities to analyze facts and exercise sound judgment in decision making.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to secure required Port and TWIC identification badges.
Ability to serve the customers of the port, regulatory agencies, public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and
Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customer of the port, regulatory agencies, the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year maritime academy or college with degree in Marine Transportation Management, or graduation from an accredited four year college or university with degree in Transportation Management or closely related field. Six (6) years experience in marine transportation, including four (4) years experience in the management and supervisory aspect of the work; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: Yes
Class Spec Estab./Revised: E11/94 R12/09