Assistant Director of Public Works


Organization : City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Job Category : Director Public Works
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : FL
City : City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Salary and Benefits : See City Website

Assistant Director of Public Works - City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The City of Fort Lauderdale is situated on the southeast coast of Florida, in the east-central portion of Broward County. The City is the county seat of Broward County, encompassing approximately 36 square miles with a population of close to 180,000 and one of Florida’s ten largest cities. The City of Fort Lauderdale operates under a commission-manager form of government, with a City Commission comprised of the Mayor and four Commissioners.

The City of Fort Lauderdale seeks a creative, innovative Assistant Public Works Director to provide sound leadership for the City’s full-service Public Works Department including extensive capital project management and oversight. The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, business administration, public administration, construction management, or closely related technical field and must have five years of increasingly responsible managerial experience in the public works/engineering field and administration. Preference will be given for experience in managing public works operations to include utilities, engineering, capital infrastructure projects, construction and maintenance of public buildings, landscaping, public transportation, fleet management, and organizational assessment/building. Valid registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or the ability to obtain State of Florida registration as a PE within one year of appointment is required. A master’s degree in engineering, business, or public administration and certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) are preferred qualifications.

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For more information on this position contact: Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President Strategic Government Resources (863) 860-9314


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