Aviation Contract Grant Administrator

Broward County Board of County Commissioners - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Full-time | Contract
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Contracts Grant Administrator.

This job announcement will remain open until a sufficient number of applications are received.

The Aviation Department which operates the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the North Perry Airport is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Contracts Grant Administrator in the Maintenance division. This position will assist in initiating, coordinating, and/or administering assigned programs or projects involving Aviation procurements and/or contract administration. Work involves specification writing and procurement of capital equipment and service agreements. Work involves monitoring or evaluating compliance with the terms of a contract which has operational responsibilities of a moderate scope and/or reviewing agency adherence to established standards. Activities may also include monitoring or evaluating compliance with established service program outcomes and associated indicators.

All Aviation Department employees must possess the ability to interact courteously with the public, Airport vendors, contractors and fellow employees to maintain a professional work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that promotes a positive work environment.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration or closely related field. (Or any equivalent combination of relevant experience and training.)

Requires two (2) years in procuring, managing and/or monitoring contracts, grants and/or leases or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses:
Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License with authority to drive a county vehicle for the duration of appointment.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge and Customs Seal.

Master Degree
Public sector procurements and/or contract, grant or lease administration.
Specification Writing

All candidates must complete an extensive ten (10) year work history verification and criminal background check, including fingerprinting and all other information as required by the Federal Aviation Administration. * Post-offer physical examination including drug testing. * Ability to maintain authorization to drive a County vehicle. * Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge. * The Aviation Department operates under a Drug-Free Workplace Policy in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class.

Maintain an assignment of a moderate number of contracts for administration, monitoring and/or evaluation activities.
Specification Writing for services and procurement of equipment
Monitors or evaluates contracts
May conduct site visits to observe and analyze the administrative competence and contractual compliance of contracted agencies and efficacy of contracted programs in performing required activities and achieving outcomes.
May provide technical assistance and training to assist contracted providers to achieve contractual compliance and to improve administrative and programmatic competence.
Generates detailed contract related reports based on site visits and/or desk audits of the program/s, using computer based software applications.
Procurement utilizing County's PeopleSoft software and review and approve provider invoices for payment.
Maintains contract related data in hard copy and electronic formats.
Initiates, coordinates, manages , monitors, and/or evaluates activities of a contract which has operational responsibility of a moderate scope, a moderate-sized budget, and/or which may provide a supplemental County service.
Assumes project responsibility for administering, monitoring and/or evaluating the activities and operations of a contract, grant and/or lease project.
Assists in the development of projects, programs, contracts and grants and in the development of monitoring and evaluation policies, procedures and schedules; assist in developing procurement or solicitation documents; assist with review of solicitation or procurement responses.
Performs analysis of contracts; prepares statistical reports, project reports, monitoring and/or evaluation reports and related data using basic office computer software applications.

Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Physical Demands
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.



Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance:
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities :
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities:
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.