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Marina Manager

This is a high level responsible administrative and supervisory position in the management and operation of City of Miami marinas and dockage facilities. An employee in this classification manages the Miamarina at Bayside, Marine Stadium Marina, Dinner Key Marina and its Mooring Field, and other future marina related facilities.
Work involves responsibility for the management, supervision, operations and maintenance of all City marinas and dockage facilities which operates on a seven (7) days a week. Supervision is exercised over subordinate full time and part-time personnel. This position involves extensive contact with marina users, the boating public and various vendors. Develops and/or assists in the development of budgets and capital improvement projects. Marinas Manger shall ensure efficient and profitable operations and maximize the facilities potential. General supervision is received from the Department Director or his/her designee. However, considerable latitude and independence is exercised in the performance of administrative, management and supervisory responsibilities over the operations and maintenance of the marinas.


Essential Functions


Manages the daily operations of all City marinas, such as Miamarina at Bayside, with high transient activity, Dinner Key, Dinner Key Mooring Field, Marine Stadium Marina, and any other marina facilities.


Directs the care and maintenance of marinas, dockage facilities and equipment. Supervises Marina operations, programs, staff and facilities to obtain optimum berth or property occupancy rates. 


Meets established quality standards for all marina related operations; ensures the recognized standards are maintained and that quality and delivery commitments are met.


Develops, implements and reports on the annual marina business plan including all marina operating budgets, marketing plans, customer service improvements programs, staffing plan, etc.


Ensures effective control of revenues, expenses and operating results, and takes corrective action to guarantee achievement of marina operating objectives. 


Provides detailed monthly and annual reports on all marina business activities, financial results and key statistical data.


Responds to information requested by internal and external auditors.


Develops and/or participates in the development of capital improvement projects, to ensure all property and assets are maintained, monitored and presented in a manner that is in keeping with the marina standards including but not limited to, budget preparation, procurement and administration of said projects, at City marinas.


Develops and implements a billing and collections system; establishes rental rate structures in response to changes in demand patterns.


Develops and implements a strategic and aggressive marketing campaign to attract tourist, organized groups and the general public to utilize the facilities to ensure continued business growth.


Assist in identifying applying, and monitoring the process for grant opportunities for City Marine Facilities.  


Promotes harmonious and equitable relationships between marina user groups and the City of Miami.


Implement and maintains system and processes that effective provide all marina customers tenants and contractors with the highest level of professionalism and customer service. 


Serves as the department liaison to various City Boards including the Waterfront Advisory Board and Bond Oversight Board.


Ensures that proper written records are maintained on Marina activities, accidents, revenues, deposits, insurance requirements, etc.


Ensures Marina policies, rules and regulations, ordinances and City procedures are followed.  


Ensures a safe working environment by developing a safety conscious program. 


Ensures all property and assets are maintained, monitored and presented in a manner that is in keeping with the marina standards. 


Complies with rules and regulations from Federal, State and local regulatory agencies.  


Researches private organizations and other municipal agencies in order to stay abreast of current trends, rates, and issues in marina operations. 


Exercises general supervision over all marina personnel and operations; ensures that personnel are properly trained. 


Manage all marina staff effectively and in accordance with all established HR polices. Carry out regular performance reviews and staff meetings.


Conforms to all marina policies and procedures, ensuring that all marina staff conduct their duties in the same manner. 


Supervises the response to emergency situations. Attends meetings as needed. 


Works in the City’s emergency operations office, as required.


Has a role in the administration of collective bargaining agreements and exercises judgment and discretion in their applications to bargaining unit employees. 


Performs other related duties as required.


Minimum Requirements


Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field and seven (7) years of experience in the management and operation of a midsize to large marina facility. A United States Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential is highly desirable.




Equivalent combination of education and experience beyond a high school diploma or its equivalent and two (2) years of the required experience.



Must be willing to work flexible days and hours, including weekends, evenings and nights.



Documentation Requirements


Applicants, including City of Miami employees, must upload and submit attached copies of the following documents with the employment application. Please be sure to attach all required documents to your employment application each time you apply. Uploaded documents remain in your online profile but they will not attach automatically and you will be deemed ineligible without the proper documentation.

  1. Proof of education in the form of Bachelor's degree or higher in Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field. If submitting transcripts, submitted transcripts must include the following: student's name, school name, number of credits, degree completion, and major.  Foreign diplomas/degrees must be submitted with a credential evaluation report from an approved credential evaluation agency*. If degree/diploma does not reflect the academic major on its face, transcripts indicating; degree completion, student's name, school name, and major must be submitted. Translations of diploma/degrees are not accepted.   Audit/Academic reports are not accepted as substitutions for college transcripts.
To qualify under the equivalency clause, applicant must provide proof of education in one or more of the following applicable forms: copy of high school diploma or equivalent, transcript showing at least 60 college credits, Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree or higher in an unrelated field.

*Approved Credential Evaluation Agencies
Credential evaluation reports showing the United States equivalency for academic credentials earned in other countries may be provided by:
·    An accredited four-year college or university in the United States, OR
·    A current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), OR
·    A current member of the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE), OR
·    A recognized Professional Organization
For additional list of approved credential evaluation agencies visit the Florida Department of Education
It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required documents submitted with the employment application are in a format that is acceptable, clear and legible for eligibility determination or risk being disqualified. 

Applicants, including City of Miami employees, must completely detail their work experience on the employment application or risk being disqualified. Resumes are not required and will not be reviewed in place of the employment application.

It is the applicant's responsibility to update their online profile with personal data, work experience, education, and certifications, when submitting application(s), failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Applicants must provide a valid email address in order to receive notification of eligibility. 

Veterans Preference: Veterans Preference is awarded in accordance with Florida State Statute 295.07. If veteran's preference is being claimed, it must be indicated on the application form and proper documentation, including all forms DD-214 (Member 4) and the applicable FDVA- Veteran's Preference Certification Form(s) in accordance with rule 55A-7.013 - Documentation of Preference Claim, must be submitted with the employment application.
FDVA Certification Forms: Please complete the applicable Veterans' Preference Certification Form(s). Form(s) must be uploaded with your employment application along with acceptable proof of veterans' preference.


Selection Preference for City Residents: In accordance with APM 2-02, applicants for classified positions who are City of Miami residents and new hires will receive preference in selection from interview ranking bands provided that any two (2) of the following documents are submitted with the employment application and again at time of interview:

A. Utility bill dated within 60 days of the date of submission
B. Valid Florida Driver License or State-issued I.D.
C. Property Tax Statement dated within 1 year of the date of submission
D. Properly executed valid lease agreement
E. Homestead Exemption dated within 1 year of the date of submission
F. Motor Vehicle Registration dated within 90 days of the date of submission
G. Official school records or transcripts, dated within 90 days of the date of submission
H. W-2 (or 1099) Tax Form dated within 1 year of the date of submission

City of Miami residents are granted selection preference over non-City of Miami residents within the same ranking band resulting from an interview process. 

Selection Preference: Selection preference within the same ranking band resulting from an interview process will be granted in the following order: 1) preference eligible veterans, 2) active City of Miami employees, 3) City of Miami residents, 4) all others.
Position: Marina Manager
Organization: City of Miami
Location: Miami,  FL 
United States
Salary: 86,767
Posting Start Date: 5/5/2022
Date Posted: 5/6/2022
Status: This listing expires on: 6/5/2022
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City of Miami

Miami,  FL 33130
United States
Hans Maichel