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City Engineer

City of Villa Rica
Villa Rica, Georgia
125,000 starting salary
Closing date
Jun 30, 2024

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The City of Villa Rica, GA is recruiting for a City Engineer.  The City Engineer is responsible for reviewing land development plans, assisting with the design of public infrastructure projects, and collaborating with a wide variety of departments on engineering related issues.  The City Engineer will spend most of their time working with the development community and city staff to manage the development process for private residential and commercial development projects and provide project management support and oversight to city-wide capital project planning and implementation. 


Over the past few years, the City has seen renewed interest in building in Villa Rica and an explosive growth of residential projects.


The City of Villa Rica straddles both Carroll County and Douglas County is located about 30 miles from Atlanta.  Villa Rica has become a favored destination for families and businesses.  The City has a historic downtown, an noteworthy history and a desire for well-planned infrastructure and development.


The City has approximately 193 full and part-time employees across eleven departments.  The FY 2023-24 General Fund budget is over $20Mand this full-service municipality provides its residents with a full array of services to meet the needs of the community, including a water sewer system.


The City Engineer reports directly to the Manager).  The City of Villa Rica is a unique place and has a dynamic culture that that relies on outstanding leaders to provide exceptional service.   This is a special opportunity to join an experienced and innovative team to serve this exceptional community.


The position requires the successful candidate to meet the following qualifications:


  • A Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering.  Master’s degree preferred.



  • Georgia Professional Engineer Certification required at the time of hire – for out of State candidates, a Georgia certification within 6 months of hire.

Target salary is $125,000.


For more information including the recruitment brochure, job description and link to the city website, visit the City Engineer recruitment page on the Sumter Consulting website:


To Apply:  Please submit a PDF resume and two sentence value proposition to Sumter Local Government Consulting by email to: 


First review of resumes will be on June 17th, 2024.  Direct questions and inquiries to Warren Hutmacher (404) 535-0525 or


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