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Palm Beach County
West Palm Beach, Florida
$89,098 to $154,889 Annually
Closing date
Mar 5, 2023

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Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Organization Type

Position:                  SENIOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER 

Salary Range:         $89,098 to $154,889 Annually, depending on qualifications

Department:            Engineering and Public Works/Traffic Engineering

Location:                 2300 N. Jog Rd, WPB

Hours:                     40 Variable hours/week, Monday - Friday

Palm Beach County is seeking a Senior Professional Engineer to manage the Right-of-Way Permit Section of the Traffic Division. 


Responsible for planning, coordinating and approving the work of professional and technical staff, depending on area of assignment.  Assists general public and project agents with interpretations of the Right-of-Way Permitting Ordinance.  Coordinates with Land Development staff for comprehensive review of all right-of-way and utility permits.  Monitors monthly reports for projects’ compliance.  Attends meetings on behalf of Division concerning review of right-of-way and utility permits.  Attends meetings with general public and agents doing preliminary work for right-of-way and utility permits and provides preliminary feedback.  Reviews and assists subordinates with review of right-of-way and utility plans. Prepares and assists subordinates with preparation of comment letters, other correspondences and approvals for right-of-way and utility permits.  Responsible for coordination of permit reviews among several review agencies.  Work is reviewed for general adherence to established norms.


Pam Beach County is one of the fastest growing counties in Florida and the nation. The Engineering and Public Works Department employs over 400 people, including over 30 professional engineers and several junior engineers. Employees have numerous opportunities to grow professionally within the same organization.


The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement and participation in the Florida Retirement System.


Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field; minimum of five years (5) years of experience in civil or related engineering work including one (1) year in the supervisory aspects of the work.  Equivalency:  Related Master’s Degree and four (4) years of related experience including one (1) year in the supervisory aspects of the work.

Necessary Special Requirement:  Licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Florida OR licensed as a P.E. in another state and ability to obtain State of Florida P.E. licensure within 11 months of hire.

PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE IN:  Site plan, right-of-way, utility permit, and/or construction plan review.

Visit for job description and to apply online.  May upload any Veteran’s Preference documentation to online application (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Online Applications are accepted until filled.  EO/AA M/F/D/V, Drug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.

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