This is a senior leadership role that performs a variety of complex professional, management and administrative tasks with a focus on the planning and regulatory oversight of Sarasota County’s transportation and stormwater infrastructure systems and programs, including, but not limited to, planning, development review, organizational and financial management.
Subject to Passing Substance Screening
This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening. An applicant who fails to pass a required drug-screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public or Business Administration, Civil or Environmental Engineering, Planning, or a related field AND eight (8) years of related experience -OR- A Master's Degree in above areas with six (6) or more years of related experience. Four (4) or more years of supervisory experience required.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced professional certification related to the duties of this position is highly desirable. Registered with the State of Florida Board of Professional Engineers. High-level management experience is preferred. Previous government and emergency response/management is preferred. Experience with transportation and stormwater planning, development review and related functions. Experience managing operating budgets. Effective communication and public speaking skills. Ability to manage people and projects with a focus on customer service, innovation and productivity. Excellent judgement and discretion.
Job Competencies: Knowledge of transportation. water resource management, engineering, government organizations, structure and procedure to address principle issues of management and growth. Ability to manage people and projects; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to negotiate and compromise; skill in supervising/guiding/mentoring/developing staff; ability to prepare and manage a division budget; clear, concise and sensitive presentation skills; excellent judgment and discretion.