Operations Field Coordinator

Recruitment #1802-OPFDCDCPP5-002

Introduction

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

WHAT MATTERS MOST

Hillsborough County Government is guided by our shared values that help us deliver on the promise of effective quality service. We expect and demonstrate:

  • Customer Commitment: Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers 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.

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

The Hillsborough County Public Works Department is seeking an Operations Field Coordinator to perform investigations on infrastructure assets, such as sidewalks, roadways, bridges, pavement, curbs and inlets, trees and stormwater ditches. .  The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of Hillsborough County and FDOT construction specifications, FDOT Design Standards, typical construction operations, inspection procedures for roadway and drainage infrastructure, and Hillsborough County Land Development Code.  Candidates should have demonstrated experience in investigations on public or private roadway and stormwater infrastructure projects.  The candidates will need strong communication abilities and effectively working with others to determine agreeable solutions to issues.

JOB OVERVIEW

This position is responsible for performing technical duties identifying and developing scopes of work and estimating manpower and materials needed for the construction and maintenance of transportation assets including roads, road shoulders, and county-owned right of ways, easements, bridges, storm water systems sidewalks, and ADA features. Evaluates assets for any immediate threat to public health and safety and locates and codes the condition of county transportation assets to aid in the scheduling of projects and establishing an effective maintenance program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and


Three years of construction and maintenance experience in one of the following areas: roads, right-of-ways, bridges, or storm water drainage systems; and

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and

 
Possession of a valid Driver License.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers 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

WORK CATEGORY

Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability and willingness to work outside in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise levels.
  • Ability to bend, crouch, climb, stoop, kneel, or crouch at ground levels and stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of construction equipment and materials over uneven, rough terrain.

    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 activities described below.

    • Identifies field maintenance work activities that are needed on transportation assets.
    • Locates, inspects, and codes the condition of transportation assets to aid in the development of construction and maintenance projects that address deficiency
    • Estimates manpower requirements needed to perform work on specific assets to bring them into compliance with established standards
    • Inspects finished work projects for compliance with established standards, construction practices, material specifications, and testing frequencies to ensure that work products are acceptable.
    • Recommends maintenance schedules and inspection frequencies for transportation assets.
    • Evaluates field conditions for any immediate threat to public safety and takes action to mitigate hazards when located
    • Oversees and coordinates contractor construction projects to ensure that work is accomplished according to County standards, ADA requirements, and applicable Florida Department of Transportation standards.
    • Performs inspections to ensure that proper work zone procedures and practices are in place for construction and maintenance activities.
    • Calculates in place work quantities performed by contractors that are used as basis of payments for projects.
    • Provides technical information, support, research, and investigations for field operations crews to ensure that work is performed on the correct assets in accordance with construction plans, sketches, descriptions, or drawings.
    • Participates in final inspections of projects and identifies discrepancies between design specifications, descriptions, or sketches and completed work.
    • Uses GPS and GIS instruments to aid in the location, identification, description, inspection, and condition coding of assets.
    • Prepares reports to support work activities, recommendations, findings, schedules, maintenance frequencies, and condition codes as assigned.
    • Performs other duties as required.

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS

    • Considerable knowledge of roadway maintenance activities including, but not limited to, mowing, drainage, tree trimming, paving, and all routine transportation maintenance activities.
    • Considerable knowledge of manpower requirements needed to perform maintenance on transportation assets.
    • Considerable knowledge of construction practices, material specifications, codes and regulations related to roadway maintenance activities.
    • Considerable knowledge of transportation maintenance condition coding requirements.
    • Considerable knowledge of environmental, safety, and health requirements applicable to public works maintenance and construction projects.
    • Working knowledge of Florida Department of Transportation standards, County guidelines, and ADA federal requirements as related to transportation features.
    • Ability to evaluate and diagnose defects in maintaining transportation assets with special regard to public safety.
    • Ability to use GPS and GIS equipment in support of inspections or investigations of the conditions of County transportation assets.
    • Ability to read and understand GIS maps, aerial photography, construction plans, sketches and work descriptions.
    • Ability to plan and schedule operations crews and contractors.
    • Ability to perform field calculation using geometry, basic algebra, and arithmetic.
    • Ability to produce reports that support work activities, recommendations, findings, schedules, maintenance frequencies, or condition codes as assigned.
    • Ability to perform inspections.
    • Ability to perform minor maintenance activities of a limited nature such as clearing culvert ends and trimming minor tree limbs.
    • Ability to use a computer and related software.
    • Ability to plan and organize work.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to work effectively with others.
    • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of construction equipment and materials over uneven, rough terrain

    Conclusion

    WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

    We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

    • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
    • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
    • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
    • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
    • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
    • Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.

    Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.

    Veteran’s Preference:

    Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

    Equal Opportunity Employer:

    Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

    Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

    Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

    Response/Recovery Activities:

    Employees may be required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to a major emergency or natural disasters affecting County operations. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees may be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*