Class Code:EA008


General Description

The purpose of this class is to provide leadership, oversight and direction of the development, implementation and promotion of programs for Port Everglades.

This class formulates long-range goals for the organization, develop policy and position papers and negotiate with the chief administrative officer and/or elected officials.

Duties and Responsibilities

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.

Provides direction and oversight for short and long range strategic planning; provides direction and oversight for development and implementation of capital projects with the Public Works Department; provides direction and oversight of federal, state and local grant funding requests for capital projects, including grants administration once funding is received.

Provides direction and guidance of Federal and State legislative initiatives; provides direction and oversight for completion of annual Port Everglades economic impact report as well as specific project economic impact report preparation; reviews various planning, environmental, and economic documents as a stakeholder, including agency and entity coordination; provides direction and oversight on current planning initiatives.

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.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in planning, engineering, architecture or closely related field.

Requires six (6) years in managing large complex programs including strategic planning, capital improvement programming and implementation, economic impact analyses, grants writing/administration and federal and state legislative initiatives for a medium or large deep water seaport or closely related experience. 

Special Certifications and Licenses

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  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 Ethics 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, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.