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Class Code:E0957

PORT EVERGLADES ASST. DIRECTOR OF PORT STRATEGIC PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

NATURE OF WORK:

This is highly responsible leadership, supervisory and administrative work, providing oversight and directing the development and implementation of short and long range strategic plans, capital improvements programming and implementation, economic impact analysis, grants writing and administration, and federal and state legislative efforts in coordination with the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Professional Standards.
 
Work involves the oversight and direction of the development, implementation and promotion of programs for short and long range strategic planning, capital improvements programming and implementation, economic impact analysis, grants writing and administration, and federal and state legislative efforts.  Position incumbent ensures proper coordination, performance against budget, and compliance with policies and appropriate priorities for the Seaport system, the Board of County Commissioners, the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).  Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements.  Work is performed independently with general supervision by the Chief Executive/Port Director of Port Everglades.  Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.
 
ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS:
 
Assist the Chief Executive/Port Director in administering the County’s Seaport programs for development, implementation and promotion of short and long range strategic plans, capital improvements programming and implementation, economic impact analysis, grants writing and administration, and federal and state legislative efforts; directs, through subordinates, the planning, scheduling and coordination of departmental activities; and develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.
 
Provides leadership and oversight of development, implementation and periodic updating of strategic, fiscal and capital improvement programming and implementation consistent with federal, state and local regulatory requirements.
Provides leadership and oversight of capital grants preparation and administration consistent with federal, state and local regulatory requirements.
Provides leadership and oversight all port related economic impact analysis.
Represents the Port Everglades Department interests before local, state and federal agencies.
Represents the County before community groups, service organizations, and civic committees to promote the development and use of seaport facilities.
Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.
Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of seaport operational requirements, ACOE and FDOT rules and regulations.
Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of seaport planning, capital improvements programming, economic impact analysis, grants writing and administration, and federal and state legislative affairs.
Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory requirements.
Thorough knowledge of the funding and procurement processes in a Florida county environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.
Knowledge of environmental issues and compatible land-use related to a seaport.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of organization, management, and administration.
Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.
Ability to manage complex projects.
Ability to identify and evaluate complex issues and make recommendations as appropriate.
Ability to 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.
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, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, family status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in planning, engineering, architecture or related field; six (6) years experience 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 deepwater seaport; or any equivalent combination of relevant training or experience.
 
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is strongly preferred.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION:
 
Bargaining Unit:  Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
 Code of Ethics Certification:  Yes                      
Class Spec Established/Revised:  E 10/2012

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