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Water & Sewer Engineering Manager

Okaloosa Co BCC
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
$82,264.00 - $125,000.00 Annually
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Education, Training and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or closely related field; supplemented by seven (7) years of progressively responsible civil engineering experience, three (3) of which shall be acquired in a supervisory/management capacity, preferably for a municipal organization; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and/or Certifications: Must be a Florida registered Professional Engineer, or must be registered in another state with the ability to acquire certification as a Professional Engineer in Florida within six (6) months of hire. Requires a valid driver license.


• Provides oversight and responsibility from beginning to end of projects, including but not limited to budgeting & identifying needs, preliminary engineering, funding agreements, surveying, design, permitting, grant administration, inspection, back-end permitting, archiving, and GIS oversight.

• Assigns tasks; supervises, trains and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; ensures the proper utilization and maintenance of equipment.

• Participates in personnel management functions (i.e., interviewing, hiring, and disciplinary actions).

• Defines, delegates and prioritizes the department’s projects and tasks, includes coordinating, scheduling and ensuring follow-through to completion.

• Inspects work to ensure compliance with regulatory practices.

• Maintains responsibility for the design and inspection for all assigned activities.

• Prepares and provides reviews for project construction plans, cost estimate and recommendations for replacement of deficient equipment and structures.

• Assists in the preparation and monitoring of the department’s operating budget to ensure adherence to established financial goals and objectives; reviews and approves contractor’s and consultant’s invoices and change orders.

• Coordinates and oversees departmental projects and services contracted to consultants.

• Functions as the primary resource and contact for state and federal regulatory agencies and entities; Responds to public inquiries as needed.

• Oversees and directs the acquisition of easements and deeds for construction and maintenance of County infrastructure.

• Prepares agenda items for Board of County Commissioners meetings.

• Reviews and evaluates records and documentation.

• Performs related duties as required.


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