Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. A minimum of five years of professional administrative experience in the management of large construction projects, construction contracts and construction administration is required.
Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces (PROS) seeks a candidate with experience and commitment to Design Excellence with portfolio of varied and complex design projects in which candidate has been responsible for managing. Master’s Degree, a Registered Architect or Licensed Professional Engineer with knowledge of the Park and Recreation Department’s Open Space Master Plan (OSMP), Smart Growth Principles, LEED practices and working knowledge of GIS/AutoCAD, RS Means and Project Management Software is highly desired.
The ideal candidate for this position will be charged with leading a highly motivated team of professionals to implement Miami-Dade County Park’s OSMP; accomplished the implementation of best practices in placemaking that guide the design construction of iconic parks and public spaces, the preservation and enhancement of historic sites, the implementation of signature greenways and blueways, and providing safe routes to parks. The division head is responsible for the oversight and management of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Project Management and Construction Sections, in the Planning, Design and Construction Excellence Division. The responsibilities of this position entail implementing innovative and collaborative leadership management techniques to oversee and inspire multiple teams through the entire life cycle of a project from concept through construction, including developing an efficient public outreach processes. The candidate will strategize on PROS plans with the Planning and Research unit and works with Capital Programs to track budgets, resource allocation, and monitor progress on priority projects. Supervision is exercised over direct reports and work is subject to evaluation on the basis of results achieved.
The ideal applicant will demonstrate an outcome oriented management experience that evidences the capacity to effectively lead, grow and sustain a high level of collaboration, innovation and production, critical to the department’s success and sustainable future.
Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners is the governing body of unincorporatedMiami-Dade County, and has broad, regional powers to establish policies for servicesthat transcend city boundaries. The government provides major metropolitan services countywide and city-type services for residents of the unincorporated areas.Miami-Dade has an Executive Mayor with the power to veto Commission action items. In January 2007, the Mayor was given additional powers providing for the oversight of the day-to-day operations of Miami-Dade. The Mayor can only serve two terms of four years.The Board of Commissioners selected Joe A. Martínez as Chairman of the 13-member Miami-Dade Board of CountyCommissioners on November 16, 2010. Through ordinances and resolutions, the Commissioners set policies and establishlaws for the community.Commissioners are chosen in non-partisan, single-district elections. Miami-Dade County is structured into 13 districts.Residents choose only from among candidates running in the district in which they live. Commissioners serve four-year staggered terms, with elections scheduled every two years, with no term limits.Miami-Dade County encompasses more than 2,000 square mil...es. Located along the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula,one-third of Miami-Dade County is located in Everglades National Park. Miami-Dade County is bounded by Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Everglades National Park to the west, the Florida Keys to the south, and Broward Countyto the north.