Sumter County, Florida Bushnell, FL, United States
Dec 09, 2017Full Time
The county seeks an experienced and knowledgeable public works professional that possesses exceptional leadership and communication skills, a demonstrated track record in project management, and a focus on the customer and continuous improvement. The ability to establish a strong working relationship with members of the county’s leadership team, developers, residents, and with the various municipalities located in Sumter County is important. The Public Works Director must be a team player and collaborator with other departments and outside agencies, including the Florida Department of Transportation. Participation with the Florida Association of County Engineers, APWA, and knowledge about APWA Accreditation, and Florida Green Book Standards is desired, but not required. A history of effective service delivery, creative problem solving, and the ability to make public presentations on capital improvements is essential. Experience in preparing and managing operating and capital budgets, and a willingness to embrace new technologies to better serve the public is highly desirable. A strong technical background in a variety of specialty areas such as traffic or transportation engineering, storm water, or other service related areas will also be an advantage.