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Date: Nov 26, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 48870 

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle


Position Number: 76000343 

Salary:  $36,467.64 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 12/17/2018 

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Division of Administrative Services

Office Services


In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to the qualifying questions, software systems, actual work experience , years of employment and hours worked per week must be clearly defined within your work history, or the application may not be considered for the position.


**Open Competitive**


Construction Projects Consultant I

$36,467.64 Annually

Contact Person: Hal Branch, (850) 617-3309


Who are we?

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, education and enforcement. With a workforce of approximately 4,500 employees throughout the state, the Department is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles, and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol.


What will I be doing?

As a Construction Project Consultant I you will be responsible for assisting in preparation and administration of budgets for Fixed Capital Outlay Programs and statewide construction and renovation project for all divisions of the Department.


Do I qualify?

  • Do you have experience using Microsoft Office Applications including Word, Excel and Outlook?
  • Do you have 3 years’ experience of planning, design, and completion of Construction projects and/or the equivalent degree in a related field?
  • Do you have experience with state building codes including the Florida Building Code?


The selected candidate must:

  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing.  A driver's license history review will be conducted on all candidates in consideration for the position.
  • Pass a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) criminal history background check.



The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of principles, techniques, materials, and equipment used in building construction and design.
  • Administrative principles and techniques.
  • State minimum building codes including Florida Building Code and Florida Fire Prevention Code.
  • Knowledge of engineering design, construction, production and/or operations.
  • Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Coordinate architects, contractors, and sub-contractors
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate building construction program activities.
  • Design and implement construction contracts.
  • Analyze and interpret construction data.
  • Monitor and inspect building projects.
  • Communicate information effectively – verbally and in writing.
  • Solve problems relating to construction.
  • Determine priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Inspect construction projects for compliance with specifications and/or building codes.


Our Benefits include

  • Annual and Sick Leave Package
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • State Health and Life Insurance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Contributory Retirement Plan

To learn more about DHSMV and why it’s a great place to work, visit our website at:  




The process for selecting applicant(s) for this position could take up to six months.  Following the six month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement in order to be considered for that vacancy.


DHSMV employees are paid once a month on the last workday of each month. All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.


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: Tallahassee