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.