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MyFlorida PERMITS COORDINATOR II - 55009168 in COCOA, Florida


Date: Jun 11, 2024


COCOA, FL, US, 32927

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Requisition No: 831017

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: PERMITS COORDINATOR II - 55009168

Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 55009168

Salary: $57,664.30- $74,624.39

Posting Closing Date: 06/25/2024

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Cost Center 590 / Brevard Operations



CONTACT PERSON: Janelle Cummins




Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)

  • $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)

  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurances

  • State of Florida retirement package

  • Generous vacation and sick leave

  • 10 paid holidays a year

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Tuition waiver for public college courses

  • Training opportunities

  • Flexible work schedules and telework (for designated positions)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Join FDOT and be part of the team that works as one to improve safety, enhance mobility and inspire innovation in the Florida transportation system!

    For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

    THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities. Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities may be provided. Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.

    This position requires a valid Class (E) driver license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Drivers Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:

  • three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;

  • any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;

  • a suspension or revocation of the driver license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and

  • a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years

    Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver license confirmed.

    POSITION DESCRIPTION: Performs technical review of engineering documents for the Department's permit program and related agreements. Performs engineering review and processing of applications and associated engineering drawings of various types of permits, Construction Agreements (CA's) and Community Aesthetic Feature Agreements (CAFA's), Maintenance Agreements and ensure these request are processed in a timely manner.

Coordinates technical reviews with subject matter experts on items such as access management, drainage connections, and signalization within the Department as necessary to ensure compliance with code, specifications, standards and statutes prior to issuance of permits.

Provides information to applicants regarding the permitting process and assist them as needed throughout the process for approval. Meets with public officials and the private sector to advise on the permitting process.

Performs field review of permit site conditions as needed during permitting and construction process with permittee, consultant and city/county officials to assure compliance with Department standards and specifications.

Coordinates utility operations minimizing delays to projects through early identification and timely resolution of conflicts for construction, maintenance, materials and design of roadway within the state highway system right of way. Conducts and attends preconstruction utility conferences and attends on- site meetings to monitor utility relocations and to identify possible conflicts.

Tracks five year work program in proposed permitted area for coordination. Maintains accurate and complete records of permits, including tracking of ongoing permit reviews. Assures permit review process is completed on or before deadline and meets objectives of the permit requests.

Coordinates adjustments or amendments to permits due to unforeseen conditions and emergency response to utility or other permit issue causing impacts to safety or roadways.

Assist supervisor to coordinate plans and construction review processes. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting with the resurfacing program, attending and representing this unit in construction pre-workconference, scope meetings, plans review meetings, construction reviews, walk-throughs, and communicating this information of these processes to others.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the access management requirements, the utility accommodations guide, and the engineering design, drainage and construction of these operations. Skills in the use of engineering tools, equipment and/or instruments. Knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet software, and electronic mail. Ability to analyze and interpret engineering data; perform technical engineering inspections; plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; communicate engineering information effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Skills in speaking, negotiation and dealing with the public and contractors.

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent must respond to emergencies. While on duty status, the incumbent of this position may be required to drive a state owned or leased vehicle to perform the duties of this position. A valid Class "E" driver's license is required. Must obtain and maintain certification in Maintenance of Traffic - Intermediate level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency and two years of infrastructure design, construction, or maintenance experience or an Associate’s Degree.

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES. If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere ( . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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