Bachelor's degree. A minimum of five to nine years of professional experience in engineering, architecture, planning, or construction management are required.
Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department (PROS) seeks a candidate with experience and a demonstrated commitment to Planning, Design and Construction Excellence with a portfolio of varied and complex design projects which he/she has been directly responsible for managing. The Assistant Director's position is responsible for managing, directing and integrating multiple divisions within PROS to support the vision, mission and values of the department. This position leads and directs the Planning, Design, Construction, and Grants management teams in the development of projects in alignment with the department's Capital Program. The candidate will assist the Director in developing the strategic direction for the implementation of the Parks and Open Space Masterplan (OSMP); which was developed through extensive community and professional engagement, approved by the County Commission in 2008, and endorsed by the 34 municipalities in Miami-Dade County as a shared vision for enhancing health and well-being for all residents and visitors. This position oversees the planning, design and construction of iconic parks and public spaces, the preservation and enhancement of historic sites, the implementation of signature greenways and blueways safe routes to parks and complete streets which form the foundational elements of the OSMP. The Assistant Director is responsible for developing and managing Annual Business Plan and Budget for the division.
The successful applicant will demonstrate a collaborative leadership style and outcome-oriented management experience that evidences the capacity to effectively lead, grow, and sustain a high level of collaboration, innovation and productivity, which is critical to the department's success and sustainable future. Responsibilities require strategic thinking and planning with a degree of administrative discretion. A Master's Degree in Architecture, Architecture, Real Estate Development or related field is desired, as well as knowledge of Smart Growth Principles, LEED practices and architecture and landscape architecture resiliency best practices.
Applicants must apply online at www.miamidade.gov/jobs by March 21, 2019
Internal Number: 53465
About Miami Dade County
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.