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Division Director of Technical Services Division job in Tampa

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Organization:  Hillsborough County Public Works Department
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Florida (FL)
City:  Tampa
Salary and Benefits:  $90,126 - $135,242 annually with an attractive Executive Benefits Package

Hillsborough County Government is looking to add new members to our team who are committed to our core values of excellent customer service; respect for diversity, transparency, accountability and commitment to excellence. Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation.

Hillsborough County Government consists of many independent agencies with over 9,000 combined employees. We provide a wide range of municipal services to the citizens of Hillsborough County, including law enforcement, detention, fire, street construction and maintenance, courts, library, parks and recreation, planning and zoning, property appraisal, tax collection, water, sewer, and solid waste collection services. We also employ professionals, paraprofessionals, and clerical staff in a wide range of service support functions, that include management, finance, information technology, human resources, facilities, communications, etc.

Learn more about Hillsborough County or read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity to join our team.



 The Hillsborough County Public Works Department is seeking a proactive, dynamic, seasoned professional to lead the Technical Services Division. The ideal candidate is a problem solver, collaborator, and has strong communication skills. The individual will anticipate problems so they can be remedied before they become significant issues whether related to community issues or program delivery. The division director will be someone who can inspire and take the organization to the next level.



Direct a professional staff of 90 employees comprising of 3 teams. Responsible for overseeing Design & Project Management, Bridge Program, Stormwater Program, Traffic Engineering, Hazardous Mitigation, Engineering Services and Construction Services. Directs the engineering design team which manages consultant contracts, performs preliminary and final designs on infrastructure improvements, prepares cost estimates of projects, and evaluates roadway, stormwater and bridge repair and replacement needs. Directs infrastructure planning activity to assure adequate infrastructure is available to serve existing and future customers. Directs the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) team to deliver approved projects totaling $50 million per year. Responsible for Stormwater Planning and Design, Roadway Planning & Design, Traffic Engineering, and Bridge Planning & Design. Directs hazardous mitigation activities to ensure emergency management compliance with federal, state and municipal agencies.



Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering; and
Ten years of engineering experience specializing in Civil Engineering and program management; and
Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Florida.



Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on the particular agency/division/department to which they are assigned, individual employees may perform all or any of the duties described below.

Serves as Division Director of the Technical Services Division of Public works, including the supervision of 90 employees, and the administration of a multi million dollar operating and capital budget.

  • Supervises and directs Section Managers and Group Supervisors and performs duties for Public Works Department Technical Services Division.
  • Meets with regulatory agencies, consultants, lawyers, developers, officials, direct reports, etc. for project site meetings, public meetings, Board of County Commissioner meetings, and Executive Team meetings.
  • Establishes standards for the Transportation and Stormwater Technical Manuals.
  • Establishes procedures for the planning, design, construction and management of projects in the Bridge, Stormwater, Roadway and Traffic Programs.
  • Oversees design and construction of CIP Program for Stormwater, Roadway, and Bridge projects including schedules and budgets.
  • Responsible for budget planning and decision unit preparation, preparation of Board agenda items, approval and release of funds for payment.
  • When so designated, may assume the authority of, and act on behalf of a more senior official.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

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