Civil - Codes and Standards, Civil - Project Management, Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
SUMMARY: Highly responsible administrative and professional work directing the functions and staff in the development design, construction and implementation of municipal and capital projects. Reviews land development plans.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises Engineering Staff (Engineering Assistant, Stormwater Mgmt. Specialist/Floodplain Manager). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Comprehensive knowledge of modern practices, techniques, methods, procedures, and principles of engineering. • Thorough knowledge of the care and use of all types of engineering equipment and instruments. • Ability to manage people; resolve technical and personnel problems; and communicate effectively both orally and in writing. • Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel and finance administration. • Ability to plan, direct, supervise, coordinate, organize and inspect engineering department activities and plans. • Ability to prepare technical reports, estimates, and construction and cost records. • Ability to address public and private groups on subjects relative to engineering administration.
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field, Florida Professional Engineering License, and seven (7) years of work experience; two (2) years of which must have been in administrative and supervisory capacity.
Licenses or Certifications: Valid Florida Class “E” driver’s license and Florida Professional Engineer license.
Special Requirements: E-Gov experience preferred.
Additional Salary Information: employer paid benefits; medical, life retirement
About City of Destin
City of Destin, Florida
Located in the Florida Panhandle, the City of Destin has a rich historical heritage dating back to American Indian inhabitants as early as the seventh century A.D. Spanish explorers surveyed Florida in 1538. Don Francisco Tapia was commissioned to survey the Florida coast and in 1693, drew the first known map of East Pass and its shores.
Destin is known as the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village." The city houses the largest and most elaborately equipped fishing fleet in the State of Florida. In addition to fishing, recreational opportunities include golf, tennis and water sports, including diving and snorkeling. The 100 Fathom curve draws closer to Destin than any other spot in Florida providing the speediest deep-water access on the Gulf.
The City of Destin is home to 14,077 full-time residents (2018 U.S. Census).