Utility Program Administrator
Pasco County, FL - New Port Richey, FL

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Salary Disclosure:
Starting Salary: $67,400.00*
Salary Range for this Position: $67,400.00 - $104,219.00
*+ up to 15% depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant.

Current Pasco County Employees - Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.

General Description:

Highly responsible professional administrative and managerial work in assisting the Utilities Engineering Director in the implementation and successful delivery and startup and commissioning of Capital Improvement Projects for Pasco County Utilities and in supervising and managing consultants and staff of engineering, technical, field, and office personnel. Provide intergovernmental coordination and ensure accurate and timely communication with the Board of County Commissioners, Pasco County citizens and other stakeholders.

Essential Job Functions:

Assists the Utilities Engineering Director in the planning, organizing and direction of all Capital Improvement Program activities in the Utilities Engineering Department, with an emphasis on program administration and project delivery. Provides recommendations and assistance in carrying out policies and regulations relating to the department’s services. Provides management of utilities project delivery and coordination of the property, records and mapping of Utilities Engineering. Coordinates development of the annual Utilities Capital Improvement Program budget and updates to the Utilities Capital Improvement element of the County Comprehensive Plan as needed. Directs the necessary interdepartmental work on right-of-way and easement acquisition projects. Plans, coordinates and reviews the work of subordinate technical employees and consulting engineers engaged in the administration and management of water, wastewater, solid waste and reclaimed water projects. Prepares project status reports and schedules as required. Manages the collection, analysis and presentation of facts for use in community presentations and requests for information. Develops outreach and educational programs and materials regarding implementation of the Utilities Capital Improvement Program. Represents the County at public meetings and workshops. Represents the Utilities Engineering Department at interdepartmental and intergovernmental meetings. Identifies and pursues grant funding sources. Performs other management and administrative functions as directed by the Utilities Engineering Director. Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong public speaking skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with consultants, the public, employees, and government officials. Ability to analyze complex and diverse issues and prioritize multiple tasks and competing demands to optimize use of staff and other resources. Skilled in negotiations, policy implementation, project management and employee relations and the handling of detailed situations. Ability to present clear and concise reports, orally and in writing. Ability to plan and direct the work of engineers, technicians, contractors, and clerical personnel. Knowledge of contract and project management. Ability to read and interpret complex studies and/or engineering reports and plans.

Minimum Requirements:

Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Master’s Degree in Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field OR Registration as a State of Florida Professional Engineer. Eight years of progressively responsible experience in utility project management. Public Sector experience preferred.

A comparable amount of directly related experience MAY be substituted at the County’s discretion for the minimum educational requirements if candidates are not available that fully meet the minimum requirements of the position as posted.

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.