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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:E8081

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PERMITTING, LICENSING AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

NATURE OF WORK

This is highly responsible technical and administrative work assisting the Director with planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the County's Permitting, Licensing and Consumer Protection Division.

 

Work involves assisting in the development and management of the entire division and its enforcement of building code services and consumer protection regulations. Position incumbent assists in the establishment of policies and procedures to implement project management control that includes technical and administrative tasks relating to all permit-related programs in the Division. Employee in this class supervises professional and administrative staff involved in divisional operations; assists with providing support to six Central Examining Boards and assists the Director with monitoring all programs involving contracts with cities in Broward County for building permit-related services. Assignments are received from the Director in the form of broad policy statements and general program objectives. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment within established guidelines.   Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

 

Assists the Director in administering the County's Permitting, Licensing and Consumer Protection programs.

 

Makes policy recommendations and develops program goals and objectives.

 

Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of professional and administrative staff.

 

Makes budgetary recommendations and assists in the preparation and monitoring of the Division budget.

 

Assists with the monitoring of all special programs and projects including services to cities and unlicensed contractors; Central Examining Boards, elevator operations, School Board, tree trimmers licenses, and airport expansion.

 

Assists with the enforcement of the Broward County Consumer Protection Code.

 

Attends budget meetings, Commission meetings, City agenda meetings and other conferences and public and professional meetings as required.

 

Confers with civic leaders and the general public regarding divisional operations.

 

Acts for the Division Director in his/her absence.

 

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

 

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of County government.

 

Thorough knowledge of all applicable federal, state and local regulatory requirements.

 

Thorough knowledge of applicable federal, state and local codes and regulations relative to the Division.

 

Thorough knowledge of budgetary processes, cost accounting, financial planning and management.

 

Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.

 

Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.

 

Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

 

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, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

 

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in engineering, architecture or related field; six (6) years experience in building, permitting and consumer protection programs; including four (4) years high level supervisory and administrative experience in a large organization in a variety of interrelated programs; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Bargaining Unit:                                           Unrepresented

FLSA Status:                                                Exempt

Code of Ethics Certification:                      Yes

Class Spec. Estab./Revised:                       E 10/2004    R 08/2008

 

 


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