Date:  Sep 19, 2023


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Requisition No: 812564 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: PROJECT MANAGER - 55000568

Position Number: 55000568 

Salary:  $57,273.17 - $63,765.98 

Posting Closing Date: 10/02/2023 

973 / Application Services



CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (850) 410-5454




Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including: 


  • Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
  • $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurances
  • State of Florida retirement package
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays a year
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules and telework (for designated positions)

Join FDOT and be part of the team that works as one to improve safety, enhance mobility and inspire innovation in the Florida transportation system!

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SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male candidates 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.

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: Direct and guide the work of other team members during application system development or enhancement or support projects.  These systems are implemented in accordance with the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT’s) Project Delivery Methodology (PDM).  This position is located in the Application Services Office of the Office of Information Technology (OIT).

Lead development, maintenance release and conversion projects.  Responsibilities include: coordinate project team members; estimate time requirements; schedule and assign tasks needed to meet the objectives of the project; report status; evaluate and document the impact analysis and risk factors associated with a project; resolve project issues.

Ensure computer components and applications adhere to business requirements, application rules, standards, practices and methodologies, accuracy of normal functions, converted data and integration with current application rules.

Perform thorough determination of user needs at a system and process level.  Design and document requirements and solutions to these needs using the most appropriate tools.  Provide assistance and training to other analysts and programmers.

Coordinate compliance with the OIT Product Delivery Methodology.  Provide guidance to project teams in all aspects of the methodology and deliverables, including the proper use of the PDM.

Monitor implementation and documentation of computer application systems in accordance with current Department standards and procedures.

Participate in the development and review of policies, procedures and standards within OIT.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of Project Management principles and practices according to the Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), knowledge of Information technology, knowledge of the principles and techniques of system development and maintenance life cycles, ability to lead teams on projects, ability to manage vendor led projects, ability to facilitate requirements gathering, ability to communicate written and orally with multiple levels in an organization, ability to provide concise reporting, ability to quickly respond to status inquiries, ability to work with stakeholders to identify, document, and test requirements, ability to analyze processes and workflows, ability to use Microsoft Office and MS Project, familiar with computer basics.


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: This position may be entrusted with access to confidential or sensitive data, with specific authorization from the Application Services Manager.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming; or A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems and two years of experience as described above; or A master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems and one year of experience as described above; or A doctorate from an accredited college or university in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems; or Four years of experience as described above and either (1) completion of a 720 classroom hour program of study from a vocational/technical school or accredited community college in an area of data processing (excluding data entry), or (2) 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college course work from an accredited institution which includes four courses in computer science or management information systems. Experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education. Completion of a one-year program of study from a vocational/technical school in an area of data processing (excluding data entry) can substitute for one year of the required experience.


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 candidate 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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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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