Position Description

Transportation, Engineering Supervisor
Job Code 4324
Requisition Information
Public Works

Opening Date:

Tentative Close Date:

County Region:
Central County (S. Fruitville - N. Clark)

Sarasota Operations Center 1001 Sarasota Center Boulevard Sarasota, FL

# of openings:

Pay range:
$53,830.40 - $92,497.60

Who May Apply?:
Open to All

Position Type:
Full time

Scheduled Hours 40
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Transportation, Engineering Supervisor (Official Job Title: Technical Specialist III):  This is a supervisory level position to support the Section Manager, supervise engineering staff, and provide professional and technical work of Engineering projects, studies and other technical projects as assigned.



  • Leads and Manages the preparation and reporting of various inquires and transportation studies including related to traffic, stormwater, roadways, landscaping, etc
  • Represent Transportation at various community meetings 
  • Investigates customer concerns/inquiries; meets with citizens to define and resolve issues
  • Interacts with the public and BCC to address complaints, concerns and questions as needed
  • Leads and Manages the review of construction plans of projects impacting operations referred by Land Development Services and Capital Projects
  • Perform final roadway field inspection for acceptance by public works for maintenance
  • Design road projects and elements of projects in support of Public Works, Capital Projects and Utilities

Management of Projects and Budgets

  • Plan, orchestrate and manage various projects and their budgets
  • Plan, orchestrate and manage section budget with daily expense management
  • Manage the various databases related to transportation and stormwater

Traffic Functions

  • Design and review MOT plans for events, construction and road closures
  • Prepare and make presentations to the Traffic Advisory Council, Planning Commission and the BCC
  • Support traffic field operations and systems as requested
  • Support traffic related capital improvement projects

Other Functions

  • Maintain transportation related GIS data on Intranet
  • Coordinate integration between CarteGraph, Maximo and GIS
  • Coordination with GIS to create and maintain Engineering related GIS layers
  • Support American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Design and field reviews

Manages proactive assessments of fraud awareness, prevention, detection and risk mitigation activities in area of responsibility; oversees financial, compliance, operational and performance audits; reviews audit findings and ensures appropriate controls are established and implemented.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering and a minimum of five (5) or more years of professional related engineering experience. 
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer by the State of Florida OR the ability to obtain the same in the State of Florida within six (6) months of the date of employment.
  • A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering can be substituted for one year of the required experience.
  • A valid Driver’s License is required.


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience in all areas of roadway, stormwater and utilities design and project management
  • Experience in pavement management, road inspection, and traffic management
  • Advanced Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) certification
  • Knowledge of Asset management software 


Job Based Competencies:  Microsoft Office Suite; MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Outlook.  Familiarity with Cartegraph and/or Maximo is desired.


Work Schedule:  This position has been deemed essential during man-made and natural emergencies.  Must be available to work in the Emergency Operation Center (EOC) before and during an emergency activation. 














Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.

Drug Free Work Environment             EOE/AA/ADA 


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