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Program/Project Coordinator (CAD/GIS), Traffic Engineering Division

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of: PROGRAM/PROJECT COORDINATOR (CAD/GIS)


The Broward County Public Works Department, Traffic Engineering Division, provides for the safe and efficient movement of pedestrians, cyclists and vehicular traffic within the County. The Division's main customer base is the public at large and the Broward County business community (e.g. developers, consultants, and contractors).

The Traffic Engineering Division is seeking a Program/Project Coordinator (CAD/GIS) for its Signal Systems Section. This is technical supervisory work in creating, managing and maintaining an ArcGIS database of Broward County's traffic signal related equipment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coordinate GIS data collection efforts and analyze traffic signal related data retrieved from field collection, engineering plans and other County sources and inputting this information into BCTED's GIS database; create presentable GIS data in different formats such as CAD/MicroStation drafted plans, reports, web-maps, web mapping applications, or large scale plotted maps, for both internal and external clients; respond to data requests from outside agencies; remain up to date on the latest GIS advancements and technologies; train County personnel on GIS standards and best practices as needed; provide assistance in other data collection efforts such as field studies and traffic studies involving significant time outdoors and the analysis and interpretation of data; provide assistance in drafting engineering plans, details and other drawings utilizing MicroStation CAD software. Considerable experience is required using GIS and DGPS equipment for data collection in an outdoor environment, as well as using MicroStation and/or AutoCAD for drafting engineering plans.

General Description
Manages and coordinates, with considerable independence, all activities of a particular program/project within section or division.

Works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, public administration or closely related field. (Or any equivalent combination of relevant experience and training.)

Requires two (2) years experience in a staff or administrative capacity managing special projects, programs or business operations appropriate to GIS, CAD/MicroStation, or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses Required:
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E driver's license based on area of assignment.

* Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), geography, computer science, engineering or closely related field
* Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) Certification
* Certificate in Computer Aided Drafting
* At least two (2) years of experience using geoprocessing tools such as Model Builder
* At least one (1) year of experience performing traffic studies and other types of studies
* At least one (1) year of experience using ArcPAD processing software

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Coordinates and manages all aspects of a large program or project within an agency

Plans, develops, authorizes, implements, supervises and evaluates programs/projects, activities and services; facilitates inclusion, prepares reports, and analyzes and interprets data.

Develops policies, procedures and guidelines related to programs/projects and services.

Promotes and assesses division programs and services; cooperatively plans and implements programs and community-wide special events.

Implements funding opportunities, including advertising and marketing, and researches potential grant opportunities; develops grant proposals to secure funding from federal, state, local, and/or private sources; oversees the coordination, preparation, and submission of grants to ensure compliance with established Broward County policies and procedures; manages and tracks grant budgets.

Develops personnel cap based on recommended budget for approval by the Board; implements all position additions, deletions, changes, reorganizations and transfers approved in the adopted budget.

Reviews position changes and transfers requested by other County agencies prior to implementing change to ensure compliance with adopted personnel cap; incorporates changes to the cap approved by the Board throughout the year.

May perform quality control checks on operating and budget documents to ensure accuracy, creates and modifies PowerPoint presentations for agency communication, creates core budget development support documents.

Monitors and supervises maintenance of project records and documentation.

Acts as administrative liaison among various County operational and administrative functions related to assigned programs and projects.

Conducts special studies in conjunction with a project, analyzes data, and makes recommendations based upon studies.

Creates and maintains performance/production reports (spreadsheets). This includes monthly productivity reports which provide monthly statistics for transactions processed and revenue generated.

Communicates key procedural changes to staff and management.

Performs related work as assigned.

Physical Demands
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic; moving machinery.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance:
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.
Emergency Management Responsibilities:
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities:
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies. 

All Broward County employees must 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, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.