City of Tampa

Project Support Specialist (#800110) AU3

$24.22-$36.33 Hourly / $4,198.13-$6,297.20 Monthly / $50,377.60-$75,566.40 Yearly


This is responsible work supporting multiple high-level departmental projects.

Nature Of Work

The employee in this class is responsible for planning, managing, coordinating or supporting projects, events or activities. Work is of considerable difficulty requiring the employee to apply a broad range of administrative and technical knowledge.  Under direction, employee must also exercise extensive initiative and independent judgment in coordinating all aspects of activities with appropriate manager or director.  Work is reviewed through conferences, records, reports and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Plans, organizes and partners with staff in the creation of administrative policy standards in support of departmental objectives; handles a variety of administrative details for management staff; recommends improvements to policies, procedures, organizational structures, work methods, forms, workflows, and other management tools; makes recommendations on new, improved or modified business operations related directly to departmental functions.


Relieves supervisor of administrative details in matters not requiring policy decisions; provides information concerning established policies and procedures; participates in information searches and compiles data on assigned projects; verifies accuracy of records/data.


Analyzes, researches and develops strategies to address department initiatives or concerns; reviews proposed recommendations, gains clarity through interactions and provides recommendations to the leadership team.


Manage multiple ongoing projects at once both independently and in consultation with internal and external stakeholders.


Assists in ad-hoc special project reports as needed.


Position may require performing work on weekends and during irregular hours.


Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: municipal organization and administration, including management principles and practices; statistical methods and quantitative analysis techniques; public relations and strategic communications; processes and limitations; processes, procedures and techniques for converting data into measurable engagement tactics.


Ability to: collect and analyze data, document procedures and processes, and draw sound conclusions; formulate, organize and present recommendations and implementation methods in a clear and concise manner; rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities.; prepare and present oral and written reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and managerial personnel.


Skill in: research and analytics; public speaking; organization; planning; audio/visual production; computers; MS Office; and various digital technologies.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license required.

CLASS: 800110; EST: 7/26/2022;