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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:E8116

DIRECTOR OF HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE MAINTENANCE

NATURE OF WORK

This is highly responsible administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the County's Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division.

Work involves responsibility for the administration and of the construction, resurfacing or general maintenance of the County's roads, highways, bridges, canal banks and drainage facilities. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. Work is performed independently with general supervision by an administrative superior. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Administers the County's Highways/Bridge Construction and Maintenance Program; directs through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of divisional activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals and objectives.

Develops, implements and maintains strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for the Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division.

Prepares and monitors division budget and prepares special reports as required.

Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Civil Engineering.

Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local regulatory requirements applicable to highway/bridge maintenance.

Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.

Thorough knowledge of the modern methods, materials and equipment used in street construction, surfacing and maintenance work.

Thorough knowledge of modern methods of disposal of hazardous waste in compliance with current environmental regulations.

Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.

Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.

Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to serve the 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 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.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering or related field; six (6) years experience in highway and bridge construction and maintenance, including four (4) years high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:                               Unrepresented
FLSA Status:                                    Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification:          Yes
Class Spec. Estab./Revised:          E 01/1991    R 03/2009

 


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