Public Works Director

City of Port St. Lucie, FL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Public Works Director
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 179,413
  • Where: 121 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34984
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: May 11 2018

Deadline: Jun 15 2018


The City of Port St. Lucie, is the 8th largest city in Florida with a population of over 185,000 residents. It covers 120 square miles and is the heart of Florida’s Treasure Coast. Port St. Lucie is proud to offer the amenities of a big city with the comforts of a familiar hometown.

The City operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The City of Port St. Lucie has over 1,100 employees and an FY 18 budget of $510 million. The Public Works Director reports directly to the City Manager and oversees an operating budget of $23.6 million and 200 employees.

The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with 10 years of experience in public administration, management, and civil engineering. A master’s degree and/or Licensed Professional Engineer is preferred. Previous experience with an American Public Works Association accredited community is a plus. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

An Advance Maintenance of Traffic Certificate must be obtained within one year from date of hire. The selected candidate must have a clean driving history and possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Florida Driver’s License.

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For more information on this position contact:

Kurt Hodgen, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources