Project Manager

Oversees the day to day management of special projects and contracts including development, contracts and project development, implementation, and compliance along with County wide contracts and programs related to human services and community services.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university; AND
  • Four (4) years of grant program/project management experience directly related to monitoring recipients of federal, state and local funds (CDBG,HOME, NSP, SHIP, etc.) for vulnerable populations; AND
  • Two (2) years of experience in working with complex customer service cases and case resolution; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education (not less than possession of a high school diploma/GED), training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; AND
  • Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License. #vizi
Core Competencies
  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of the customer and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the following.
  • Ensures effective implementation, management, monitoring, evaluation, programmatic and fiscal accountability for internal/external agency contracts for activities and projects related to special initiatives including community response projects that are up to a value of $5 million.
  • Tracks monitoring schedules and controls resources to ensure timely completion of scheduled federal, state and local funded activities and projects that include but are not limited to special initiatives including community response projects, human services projects, and community develop activities.
  • Oversees the preparation of reports and documents necessary to remain in compliance with the requirements if federal, state and local funding sources as well as reports to Leadership regarding project status and completion.
  • Monitors spending of federal, state and local funds pursuant to the respective contracts for specific projects and activities to ensure compliance with rules and regulation for up to $10 million in funds.
  • Coordinates with other sections and departments as well as external agencies to ensure efficient flow of communications and resources regarding federal, state and locally funded projects and activities; interprets and ensures compliance with project/program requirements, etc. up to $5 million in projects.
  • Establishes procedures and guidelines to ensure effective project outcomes.
  • Support the Contracts Management Team in regard to the management of contracts and projects up to $5 million as well as actively participate in the CoC, Special Initiatives related to reducing homelessness, and Community Outreach.
  • Compiles on formation on projects and activities within the County and researches policy issues relevant to the respective funding sources.
  • Updates staff and partners on federal, state and local rules and regulations; Provides information materials and resources to partners regarding funding requirements.
  • Performs Emergency Management Functions as outlined for the department.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Job Specifications
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations of federal and/or state community based programs that support vulnerable populations.
  • Knowledge of County, State, and Federal resources in the community.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage resources to produce successful project outcome.
  • Ability to search and create specialized reports based on programmatic and fiscal data.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others within and outside the organization.
  • Ability to resolve routine procedural and/or operational problems and administration of contracts.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and set priorities.
  • Ability to use initiative, think independently, and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.

Physical Requirements
  • This job is performed in a professional office environment using standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines.
Work Category
Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
In the event of an emergency or disaster, an employee may be required to respond promptly to duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee's department, the County's Office of Emergency Management, or County Administration. Such assignments may be for before, during or after the emergency/disaster.
Additional Job RequirementsThe department, depending on the nature of its mission and operations, may require that employees in all or certain positions in this job classification:
  • Maintain the ability to pass the background checks required for the position. These background checks may include but are not limited to:
  • Criminal History Background Check using Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)
  • Level 1 and Level 2 Background screening (Ch. 435 Florida Statutes)
  • Possessing the necessary job related license(s) or certification(s) that may include possession of a Florida Driver's License (Class E).
Career Progression
Employees in this classification that acquire the competencies and minimum qualifications for the next tier will be able to apply for promotional opportunities through a competitive selection process. Employees will not automatically be upgraded to the next tier. Reclassifying a position is based on business need and financial impact and is not based solely on the job competencies or qualifications of the incumbent.
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Tampa
Job: Project Manager.E.Proj
Organization: CAD-HM-Homeless Services
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 26, 2020
Classification Type: Classified
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2020
Salary Range: 28.07 -44.90 US Dollar (USD) Hourly