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INSPECTOR I - 55000021

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: FORT PIERCE, FL, US, 34982

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Requisition No: 368441 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: INSPECTOR I - 55000021

Position Number: 55000021 

Salary:  $27,598.26 - $35,715.39 

Posting Closing Date: 05/17/2021 



490 / Fort Pierce Maintenance






CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (772) 429-4861



The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training opportunities for professional growth and development.  For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.   In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.  


This position requires a valid Class E driver license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Drivers Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:


  1. three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
  2. any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
  3. a suspension or revocation of the driver license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
  4. a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years.

Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver license confirmed.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Perform independent complex technical assignments to accomplish inspection and monitoring of work activities performed within the state Right of Way.  These activities are performed by either in-house personnel or by entities outside of the Department.  Verifies that work is performed according to all state and federal specifications, plans, permits, policies, procedures, statutes, rules.  Performs approved testing techniques through the use of hand tools, gauges and/or instruments to ensure materials used conform to Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) requirements. 

Perform interpretation of governing documents related to authorized Maintenance of Traffic device usage, installation/placement and materials to ensure safe work zones. Reviews work site activities for conformity to safety regulations and takes corrective measures when deficiencies are noted. 

Prepares records and reports for work completed and other related documents accurately and in a timely manner.  Prepares all documentation in order to validate payments to roadway contractors.
Conducts surveys of signs, guardrail, and attenuators as required by procedures.  Provides survey of roadway items to be inventoried for Roadway Characteristics Inventory (RCI).  Fills out data coding sheet and enters roadway data into computer data base as needed.  Gathers data and performs preliminary reviews for maintenance contract needs.

Assists in the assembly of payment packages for contracts in accordance with established processes.  Assists in identifying and producing documents in relation to public records request.

Prepares project correspondence and records as necessary during the administration of contracts through the use of various computer programs.  Enters/assist with the preparation of documents to be added to the electronic document management system as required.

Prepares and issues work documents on contracts as requested.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of roadway maintenance activities.  Knowledge to enter and retrieve information from a computer database.  Ability to communicate technical information verbally and in writing.  Ability to understand and interpret plans, specifications, design standards and manuals.  Ability to deal with internal and external customers in a courteous manner.  Ability to remain calm and effective under pressure.  Ability to work effectively as a team member.  Ability to follow oral and written instructions.  Ability to operate a personal computer (PC).  Ability to understand databases.  Ability to use word processor software. Skill in organizing records and handling multiple tasks and interruptions. Ability to lift 50 pounds and stoop, climb, squat, push, crawl and bend.
OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Must obtain the Intermediate Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) certification and the Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector certification (Florida Department of Environmental Protection through the Stormwater, Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector Training Program) within one year and maintain it.  While on-duty status, may be required to drive a state owned or leased vehicle to perform the duties of this position.  The incumbent of this position is required to work with or around Department of Corrections inmates.  May be required to work with or around hazardous materials; work nights and weekends and be available for emergency response work as necessary. 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency and Class E Driver's License.

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.
THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Port Saint Lucie