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Engineering Director

at Citrus County Board of County Commissioners

Pay: $69742.1 to $103455/year
$69742.1 - $103455
Posted: 3/22/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2705453

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

General Description

This is a Division Director position which provides oversight of County transportation and drainage systems including all aspects of road construction, surveying, land management, multi-modal and drainage systems projects, approving construction plans and administering construction contracts.

Salary Disclosure:
Salary Range: $2,682.39 to $3,979.04 Bi-weekly (Exempt)
Pay Grade: 310

Check out our Summary of Benefits at the bottom of this posting:
  • You can accrue up to 168 hours of time off with vacation leave and paid holidays in your first year.  As well as earning up to 96 hours of sick leave.
  • Tobacco Free employees are eligible for FREE Basic Medical Insurance; All Benefit Eligible employees can receive FREE employee: Dental Insurance, $20,000 of Basic Term Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability and much more!  

Essential Functions

  • Supervise staff including hiring, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining and terminating
  • Initiate projects and assignment
  • Chair project direction and coordination meetings; prepare list for annual transportation and drainage construction and maintenance projects
  • Review plans and specifications for construction projects; prepare and administer contracts with contractors and consultants
  • Monitor construction progress
  • Respond to emergencies and concerns of citizens, contractors and employees
  • Resolve policy and procedure questions and recommend changes to rule, policy and procedure
  • Manage annual operating budget and expenditures for division
  • Serve as County Engineer
  • Perform related work as required

Minimum Requirements

Education, Training and Experience:
  • Requires Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or closely related field
  • Requires over six years of experience
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Skills:
  • Valid Florida Driver License required
  • Professional Engineer License in the State of Florida required
  • Must have or be able to obtain within six months certification in FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses 100C, 200B, 700B and 800B
Physical Requirements:
  • Requires sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time
  • Involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, and routine keyboard operations
  • Requires normal visual acuity, field of vision, hearing, speaking, color and depth perception
  • May risk exposure to animal aggression, adverse weather, animal/wildlife, and traffic
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function

Supplemental Information

Summary of Benefits:

Citrus County Board of County Commissioners provides a comprehensive benefit package.  Employees are eligible to participate in the County's insurance plans if they are working a minimum of 30 hours per week in a benefit-eligible position.  Coverage will become effective the first of the month following a 30 day waiting period.  For example, an employee hired on April 10, the effective date of coverage will be on June 1.
Medical Insurance- Base Plan (Provider: Florida Blue)

  • Employee Premium is $0.00 with Tobacco Affidavit
  • Employee Premium is $50.00 monthly without Tobacco Affidavit
  • Dependent coverage is available with bi-weekly premiums
Employee Health & Wellness Center
  • Employee Premium is $0.00 when covered under Medical Insurance
  • Dependent coverage is $0.00 when covered under Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
  • Employee Premium is $0.00
  • Dependent coverage is available with bi-weekly premiums
Vision Insurance
  • Employee Premium is $5.66 monthly
  • Dependent coverage is available with monthly premiums
Basic Term Life and AD&D Insurance $20,000
  • Employee Premium is $0.00
  • Dependent coverage is available for Life Insurance with bi-weekly premiums
Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Premium is $0.00
Life Assistance Program
  • Employee Premium is $0.00 when covered under Medical Insurance
  • Dependent coverage is $0.00 when covered under Medical Insurance
Florida Retirement System
  • Employee contributes 3% of gross salary per pay-period
  • Employer contributes 8.47% of gross salary
  • With the Pension Plan Trust Fund option, you can be eligible for a monthly lifetime Pension at retirement age after 8 years of service (visit for more details).
Paid Holidays- no waiting period
  • Employees working 8 hour/5 workdays- 11 paid holiday annually
  • Employees working 10 hour/4 workdays- 8 holidays and 1 personal day* annually
    • *Stipulations do apply for personal day
Vacation Leave- accrues each pay-period
  • Less than five (5) years of service: 80 hours annually= Two weeks
  • Five (5) to Ten (10) years of service: 120 hours annually= Three weeks
  • 10 or more years of service: 160 hours annually= Four weeks
Sick Leave- accrues each pay-period
  • 96 hours annually

Please note that the benefits may not apply to all constitutional offices; please refer to policies for specific information. The County's Personnel Policies, applicable Union Contracts and/or Certificate of Coverage provides detailed descriptions of all available employee benefit programs and stipulations.  To learn more about the County's benefit program, visit the Human Resources section on our website: or click on the "Benefits" tab to view our "Employee Benefits Highlights" Handbook.

Basis of Rating: Some positions may require a written and/or skills test. Applications will be carefully reviewed to assess each individuals qualifications. Selected persons will be interviewed to determine who will be hired for the job.  The kind and length of related work experience, training and education shown on the application will be an important consideration in the screening process.
Must successfully pass an employment reference check, criminal background check, physical examination check. Drug screens will be in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act and/or the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. 
Citrus County, Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.  
Citrus County, Florida is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the Citrus County, Florida Board of County Commissioners in advance to allow sufficient time to provide an accommodation.
Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.

Pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes or the "Public Records Law," applications, resumes and personnel records are subject to public inspections. 

Details regarding the "Public Records Law"/ "The Sunshine Law" / Florida Statutes and the statutory exemptions are available on websites such as the Florida Office of the Attorney General, Florida Senate and Florida Legislature. Additionally, Citrus County Board of County Commissioners Public Information section is located on our website.