Public Works Director
(Salary range is $65,000 annually, with excellent fringe benefits) The City of Panama City, population: 37,000, is located on the Gulf of Mexico on northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast. Panama City is known as a tourist location year round offering a comfortable climate and atmosphere. The primary function of this position is to provide administrative and management duties over the Public Works Department, including Engineering, Transportation and Planning. Examples of job responsibilities will be to develop and implement department policies and procedures, long term and short term plans, objectives and operational guidelines; to provide administrative and technical support to the City Manager’s office, the City Commission and other City departments. Will perform duties of management and administration including staff supervision, evaluation, budgeting, planning, organizing, and directing department activities. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in a comparable organization and will have dealt with issues involving growth and expansion. This director-level position will be responsible for an annual operating budget of 9.8 million and a staff of 140. This position will require knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, as well as, methods, procedures and standard practices of civil engineering applicable to public works programs and projects. This position will also require the candidate to have the ability to follow written and oral instructions and read and interpret legal, technical, regulatory, and operational documents, manuals, journals, blueprints and diagrams. A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering is required, Master’s preferred, along with professional registration in Florida or the ability to become registered in (6) months. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by June 30, 2002 to: Rodney Dobbins, Director Human Resources, City of Panama City, P.O. Box 1880, Panama City, FL 32402. By fax: 850 747-5930, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit our website at www.cityofpanamacity.com. EOE Ð Drug Free Workplace.