Assistant County Administrator - Engineering

Title: Assistant County Administrator - Engineering

Salary: Starting salary: $125,000 DOQ

Open Until: 2/22/2019


Assistant County Administrator - Engineering: Beaufort County is seeking an Assistant County Administrator – Engineering. This newly created position will be responsible for and provide vision, oversight and direction to departments including Public Works, Facilities and Grounds Management, Construction Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Stormwater Engineering and Community Development. The successful candidate will direct activities, programs and functions to ensure that the Engineering Division is operationally, technologically, and administratively capable to meet existing and future organizational goals. The incumbent will provide leadership and guidance to staff, and ensure the division’s output aligns with the County’s overall mission. The successful candidate must be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of internal and external groups, and participate in a variety of meetings, committees, and workshops. The incumbent will also develop and manage budgets, and ensure both operational and personnel policy compliance.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; Master’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration, or closely related field preferred
  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible director level experience in a large engineering or construction related department, including extensive, successful leadership/supervisory experience working with a diverse group of employees
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products
  • P.E. certification
  • Valid driver’s license

Please submit application, cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Mail:  Beaufort County Employee Services

         P.O. Drawer 1228

         Beaufort, SC 29901-1228

Fax: 843-255-9484

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.