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Date: May 4, 2021

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 33172

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Requisition No: 368822 

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55007106 

Salary:  $53,416.41 - $69,127.12 

Posting Closing Date: 05/18/2021 



629 / Public Transportation




CONTACT PERSON: Raymond Freeman





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.  


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Acts as District Transit Project Manager and Grants Manger for the Transit Programs including State Transit Block Grant, Transit Service Development, Transit Corridor, Park and Ride Lot, FTA Section 5311 / 5339 / 5307.


Review applications and issue notices of award for State and Federal Transit Grant Programs. Create Transit Production Schedule, prepare Public Transportation Grant Agreements (PTGA) in accordance with applicable procedures. Monitor project schedules and construction activities to review project status and cash flow. Review, approve and process submitted project invoices, monitor federal transit grants, and prepare tracking reports.


Manages the District Six Commuter Assistance Program. Review and approve the work plan and expenditures of the South Florida Commuter Services program. Provide technical assistance in areas such as Transportation Demand Management, Vanpooling, Transportation Management Association formation and marketing.


Develops Transit Improvement work program in accordance with procedures and work program instructions and forwards updates to the Work Program Office and meets regularly with sponsors to ensure accuracy of work.


Researches, prepares correspondence, and attends meetings to provide input into project development stage and beyond to ensure transportation systems provide access to transit. Review 30%, 60%, and 90% District production plans to eliminate any conflicts with existing transit facilities.


Monitors compliance of transit agencies with Federal and State system safety rules and regulations and provides assistance to transit agencies to comply with rules and regulations through the use of consultant resources.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of Transportation and Transit Planning; Knowledge of Transportation Planning Process and Regulations; Knowledge of and skilled at developing and implementing Transportation Program; Knowledgeable of and skilled at analyzing data information; Knowledgeable of and skilled at organizing, planning, and prioritizing; Skilled at understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents; Ability to find information and identify essential information; Skilled at using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches; Ability to use proper English grammar and punctuation in communicating spoken and written business product.


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: During a declared emergency event, the incumbent will be required to assist the District as needed. Responsible for adhering to the provisions and requirements of section 215.422, F.S. related State Comptroller's Rules and Department of Transportation’s Invoice Processing and Warrant Distribution Procedures.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 2 years of professional experience in the field of transportation, planning, public administration, engineering or logistics to which the position is assigned; or Registration as a Professional Engineer in accordance with Florida Statute 471. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering or transportation can substitute for one year of the required experience. Professional or nonprofessional experience (including internships or co-ops) as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.


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.


A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $1,976.00 will be added to the annual salary.


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. 

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