CONSTRUCTION REVIEW SPECIALIST
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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This is responsible technical work of more than average difficulty informing property owners of new construction or rehabilitation programs, ensuring that they meet the construction or rehabilitation program requirements, and coordinating new construction as well as rehabilitation work with the property owner and contractors.
An employee in this class inspects and evaluates properties to make sure they meet city codes and housing codes; informs property owners of the Housing and Commercial Construction Programs; prepares work specifications and cost estimates for improvements or new construction; reviews construction work in progress; and authorizes payment as each phase of construction is completed. The employee exercises reasonable initiative and independent judgment in performing assignments under the general direction of an assigned supervisor.
Work is evaluated through inspection while in progress and/or upon completion, consultation and reports submitted.

NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.

THE REQUIREMENTS:
1. Have successfully graduated from an accredited high school or vocational school, or possess an acceptable GED certificate.
2. Have four (4) years experience in varied building construction, which must have included experience in writing specifications, cost estimation, preparing plans, inspections, and monitoring construction contracts.
3. Possess or be able to obtain a valid Florida Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.

THE EXAMINATION AND HOW TO APPLY:
Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening, prior to appointment.

An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form (J204).

Effective July 1, 2012, the City will require newly hired employees to accept payment by direct deposit. Payment by direct deposit will be a condition of employment and all new hires will be asked to designate where they would like their payroll checks to be directly deposited.

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