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Class Code:N8212

ADA SPECIALIST

 

NATURE OF WORK

This is highly complex administrative and technical work providing professional level assistance to BrowardCounty agencies.   Work involves the coordination of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance functions of a county agency.

Duties include developing and implementing policies, procedures, programs and services to ensure ADA compliance as well as program monitoring and problem resolution with regard to ADA contracts being managed by the agency. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements and program goals. Performance is reviewed through conferences, written reports, and program results.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

  • Develops plans for approval by agency Director related to bringing programs into compliance with ADA requirements.

  • Monitors contracts and contractors who are making improvements to ensure ADA compliance.

  • Studies actual and potential problems with ADA compliance and develops appropriate solutions.

  • Prepares a variety of written documents including special and regular reports on the status of ADA compliance issues.

  • Reviews all new development plans and redevelopment projects in BrowardCounty to assess the impact of these plans on ADA compliance.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of all federal, state and local regulatory requirements applicable to ADA compliance as they relate to the assigned agency.

Ability to organize, plan, implement and coordinate technical/administrative programs and activities.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, various city officials within BrowardCounty, state and federal officials.

Ability to produce timely, accurate reports and other written information to be disseminated to Division, Department, and County officials.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of BrowardCounty's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to 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, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in Planning, Public Administration or related field; four (4) years of administrative experience in government and regulatory compliance, including experience with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); or any equivalent combination of training and experience.   Considerable experience and knowledge of the functions and operations of the involved agency is preferred.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented

FLSA Status: Exempt

Code of Ethics Certification:      No

Class Spec. Estab ./Revised: E4/06


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