DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES
$95,500 up to $159,486
The City of Sarasota, a vibrant and growing community located on the west coast of Florida is seeking a highly motivated and innovative Director of Utilities. The successful candidate will be well rounded and versatile, capable of being both a visionary big-picture thinker while remaining detail oriented. This position has overall management responsibility for all aspects of the City’s water utilities programs and activities and is responsible for budget development, oversight of design, and strategic planning of capital improvements, construction, water quality and water and wastewater operations functions. The Director’s role requires an individual with a balance of Engineering and Operations knowledge and education in water & wastewater utility systems, operations experience, and written and oral communication skills in order to effectively communicate critical water issues with various councils and media, City Commissioners, City Executives and Department Heads, and the citizens and visitors of the City of Sarasota.
Applicants who fit this description with the following qualifications should apply: Master Degree in Business or Public Administration or Civil or Environmental Engineering supplemented by a minimum of 10 years of practical experience in the field of Water Supply and Sewer Facilities, including 5 years in a supervisory capacity. Valid Driver’s License required. Florida Professional Engineer (PE) preferred. Benefit package is extremely competitive! Must complete on-line application at: www.SarasotaFL.gov. Position closes May 4, 2017.
Pursuant to Florida’s open records law, applications and resumes are subject to public disclosure.
The City of Sarasota is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Veteran's Preference employer. APPLICANTS HAVE RIGHTS UNDER FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT LAWS. These rights include Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA). All persons regardless of race, sex, age, disability or national origin, are encouraged to apply.