This is responsible professional and supervisory architectural work in the planning, design, construction, and oversight of a wide variety of projects. Employees in this class participate in the programming, design and inspection of facilities and public works improvements. Duties require the application of skills and knowledge, and exercise of considerable independent judgment in developing and completing projects. Assignments are normally received in the form of broad instructions or general program objectives. Supervision may be exercised over technicians and other personnel engaged in various design, construction, inspection, maintenance, or clerical operations. Work is reviewed for general adherence to established norms. Supervision is received from a professional superior who reviews work in progress, or upon completion, for technical accuracy and compliance with desired results.
Schedules, assigns, and supervises architectural design projects; directs and coordinates plan design and preparation, cost estimate development, and specification preparation; participates in the development and design of projects.
Supervises and participates in the analysis and review of design studies prepared by professional consultants; prepares recommendations for the consideration of professional and administrative superiors and committees.
Conducts special studies and projects relating to technical and administrative aspects of the public works function; prepares reports and recommendations for consideration and action by municipal administration.Prepares visual presentation material for public works projects.
Develops and prepares designs and plans for public works projects; prepares specifications; works with survey personnel in acquiring field data; estimates quantities and costs of projects; obtains required permits; follows project through bidding process, construction, final payment and expiration of warranty.
Inspects and supervises the inspection of construction projects, while in progress and upon completion, for adherence to plans and specifications; interprets plans and specifications; approves minor design changes in the course of construction; reviews contractor's change orders and payment requests.
Reviews plans, specifications and cost estimates prepared by professional and sub professional personnel.
Prepares reports and recommendations for consideration and action by various city, county and state regulatory and administrative boards.
Conducts and supervises instructional programs for subordinates as required.
Makes recommendations regarding hiring, discipline and promotion of subordinates; authorizes leave and overtime; evaluates and rates employee performance.
Must effectively and positively represent the City in delivering and performing work with colleagues and clients, irrespective of gender, race, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, or sexual orientation.
Must establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with work colleagues, supervisors and managers.
Performs related work as required for this position description only.
Possession of a five (5) year Professional Bachelor's Degree with a major course work in architecture. Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in professional architectural work, including construction contract administration
Master's Degree from a college or university with a major course work in architecture.
Additional education and experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the above requirements.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSRequires registration and licensure as an architect in the State of Florida.Valid Driver's License: With proof of automobile insurance
Background Check:Must have an acceptable background record
Driving Abstract: Must have an acceptable driving record
Required Education and Background Information: Look over the announcement carefully to determine your eligibility. Please note minimum education and experience requirements. Closed competitive positions are open only to employees while open competitive positions are open to anyone who meets the minimum qualifications for the position. Evidence of GED test score is required if submitted for high school diploma. Applicants are responsible for clearly documenting work experience and/or providing all relevant information at the time of application. Additional information will not be accepted after the announcement closing date
Examination: Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: written examination, performance examination, education and experience evaluation, oral examination and/or other job related examinations.
You will be notified of the time and place of your examination when you file or later by mail. A passing grade is required on each part of the process. Repeated participation in any examination for which the same test is used is limited to once every 6 months. Your examination results will be sent by email as soon as possible after the grading is completed.
Final passing grades are used to determine a candidate's position on the eligibility list of successful candidates. Departments fill vacancies from this list. The top three names are considered for each vacancy unless otherwise modified. Those not appointed are returned to the eligibility list for further consideration in accordance with the Civil Service Ordinance. Your name will remain on a register for one year for open competitive examinations and two years for closed competitive except where labor contract conflicts.
Your name may be removed from an eligibility list prior to one year according to Hollywood's Civil Service Ordinance or labor contracts. Your eligibility may be cancelled if you refuse a position or if you are not available for work. You are responsible for notifying the Employment Office, in writing, of any change in your address or telephone number.
Special Accommodation and Communication Needs: The City of Hollywood provides necessary reasonable accommodation in the examination process upon request to persons with disabilities. Such requests must be made PRIOR to any scheduled examination.
*Veteran's Preference: *An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers (DD214) and meet eligibility requirements as stipulated by the Florida Statues.
All successful applicants will be required to pass an extensive background which may include criminal history searches, driving history checks, credit report, courthouse searches, education verification, employment verification, professional license verification, or other search methods as deemed necessary for the position. In addition, the applicant will be required to undergo a medical examination, which may include a drug screening, prior to appointment.
*Employment of Relatives: *The City of Hollywood has an Ordinance which regulates the employment of relatives of City employees. Effective January 28, 2008, a relative may only be hired under the following additional conditions:
- The relative must have competed in an appropriate examination process as determined by Human Resources and be placed on a civil service eligibility list;
- The relative must be among the top three ranked candidates available on the certified eligibility list unless expanded by the Civil Service Board;
- The Department or Office Director and the Director, Human Resources must demonstrate that it is in the best interests of the City of Hollywood to hire the relative of a public officer or employee.
As of 12/15/2005 the City will require all newly hired employees to sign an affidavit affirming non-usage of tobacco or tobacco products within the last year prior to submission of application and will continue to be a non-user of tobacco products throughout employment with the City of Hollywood.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The Employment Office will make reasonable efforts in the examination and workplace to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources of special needs by calling (954) 921-3216.All applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, abilities, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression (except as limited by law, Personnel Rules, Collective Bargaining Agreements, or bona fide occupational disqualifications).The City of Hollywood is an Equal Opportunity / Equal Access Employer. **
Salary: $68,084.93 - $108,935.88 Annually
Location: FL, FL
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Design & Construction Management
Job Number: 2019-097
Agency: City of Hollywood, Florida
Address: 2600 Hollywood Blvd. Room 206 Hollywood, Florida, 33328