This position reports to the Director of Public Works and is responsible for the planning of and the engineering of public works projects, including all water, wastewater, water reclamation, sanitation facilities and solid waste disposal facilities projects; the oversight and administration of city construction standards and specifications; and traffic engineering services for the Consolidated Government.
Examples of Work
Provides leadership and support to the Engineering and Construction Management Division.
Establishes design guidelines and policies for vertical/building projects and proposed improvements to the City Right-of-Ways.
Reviews and evaluates requests for design services RFP.
Reviews requests for qualification submittals.
Assists in budget preparation.
Meets with City Council to keep them abreast of construction projects.
Assigns responsibility, takes corrective action, demonstrates leadership and evaluates, develops and motivates employees.
Supervises with facts, focuses on results, provides clear direction, and encourages innovation.
Open Requirements/Supplemental Information
The Chief shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council, and shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.
Registered by the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer or registration from another state which allows reciprocity.
Must have at least five (5) years experience as an engineer in the public works field or in private industry.
A valid state Driver's License is required prior to employment and must be maintained.
Must qualify prior to employment, obtain and maintain during employment a City of Jacksonville Public Driver Certification.
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If claiming veteran's preference, you must attach a DD-214 (Member Form-4 copy) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs listing military status, dates of service and character of discharge. You must also attach the Veterans Preference Certification Form and if applicable, the additional forms as noted here: http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference
If a candidate believes he or she was not afforded veteran's preference, he or she may file a written complaint, within 60 calendar days upon receipt of notification of the hiring decision, requesting an investigation to:
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs
Division of Benefits and Assistance
9500 Bay Pines Blvd., Room 214
St. Petersburg, FL 33708