The city of Tallahassee is the capital of the state of Florida, situated among the rolling hills of the Big Bend area and characterized by southern hospitality and lush topography. The City of Tallahassee is an award-winning provider of a full complement of municipal services including high quality transportation systems, a nationally recognized parks and recreation program, electric, gas, water, sewer and stormwater utilities, a mass transit system and an international airport.
The position’s primary function is directing the City’s Public Infrastructure Engineering (PIE) and Land Surveying sections. Duties are performed with considerable independence and discretion, requiring the exercise of extensive judgment and initiative in day-to-day operations. Responsibilities include development and management of the transportation?related Capital Improvement Plan, contracts and agreements with the public, as well as interacting with neighborhood groups, businesses, county, state and federal officials, and various consultants. Work is performed under general supervision of the Assistant General Manager of Underground Utilities & Public Infrastructure Department.
Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to http://floridavets.org/benefits-services/veterans-preference/, or call Human Resources & Workforce Development at (850) 891-8214. IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.
How To Apply
Only Online applications will be accepted for this vacancy. All sections of the online application must be completed. For more information about the online application process and to apply for this position, please go to http://www.talgov.com/employment/employment.aspx.
If you have a disability requiring accommodations, please call 850-891-8214 Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., or TDD 711, at least 48 hours, (excluding weekends and holidays), prior to the application deadline.
The City of Tallahassee is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field and five years of professional and administrative experience that includes public infrastructure planning, design, and construction or experience in a closely related field. Two years of the required experience must be in a supervisory capacity.
Necessary Special Requirements
Must possess State registration as a Professional Engineer at the time of application. Must attain Professional Engineer registration in the State of Florida within one year of employment. Must possess a valid Class-E State driver's license at the time of appointment.
Additional Salary Information: Hiring rate generally will not exceed $59.66/hour (excellent benefits)
Internal Number: 180807
About City of Tallahassee
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