Public Works Director

City of Coral Gables - City of Coral Gables, FL4.1

Full-time$120,000 - $170,000 a year
The City of Coral Gables, Florida, The City Beautiful, a progressive, international, coastal and historic City is seeking a highly qualified professional who is inspired by interesting challenges of an established, but dynamic community for the position of Public Works Director. The City has a population of approximately 51,000 residents, has a vibrant downtown and is home to the University of Miami. It is proud to be ranked by ninth out of America's Top 25 Towns to Live Well and America's sixth most successful walkable suburb by the Wall Street Journal.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Coral Gables operates under a commission/manager form of government and is well known for its active and involved citizenry. The Public Works Director will direct and oversee activities of the Public Works Department which include constructing, maintaining, permitting, and inspecting City rights of way such as streets, sidewalks, sanitary sewers, storm water utility and waterways, constructing and maintaining all City owned buildings, grounds and capital improvement programs. The Department is composed of the following divisions: engineering, storm water, streets and waterways, sanitary sewer (collection only), facility maintenance, capital improvement projects, solid waste, landscape and automotive.

A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Master's degree preferred.

Ten (10) years progressively responsible experience in public works is necessary.

Must be registered in the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer.

Valid Florida Driver's License.

Additional Information:
The City of Coral Gables is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.