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Accepting Applications - Public Works Director (Closed)

The City of San Antonio, FL is seeking a Public Works Director. Under the general direction of the City Commission, the Public Works Director will, but is not limited to:

  • Oversee diverse operations including municipal water utilities, roads, sidewalks and rights-of-way, stormwater infrastructure, and park facilities

  • Maintain schedules for the performance of regular maintenance tasks and repairs/improvements done by the Public Works department

  • Perform site inspections of work completed by City staff and external contractors

  • Facilitate training of Public Works staff on operational and emergency procedures

  • Develop plans for short and long-range projects, capital improvements to infrastructure, and equipment management

  • Prepare budget estimates, project specifications, and assist in reviewing bids and plans for contracted work

  • Coordinate with contractors, vendors, and consultants during various project stages

  • Provide professional advice to the City Commission, staff, and consultants regarding areas of concern and improvement within the City’s operations

  • Consult with staff, including the City Clerk, Water Clerk, and City Attorney, to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations regarding municipal services

  • Promote professional working relationships with the public by providing customer service and presenting a positive image of the City of San Antonio

The Public Works Director position involves field work. Physical demands include frequent sitting, standing, and walking. The position occasionally requires reaching, climbing, bending, crawling, pulling, pushing, stooping, and occasionally lifting moderate to heavy objects. Work is largely performed in an outdoor environment under all weather conditions, with a risk of exposure to vehicular traffic, noise, and exhaust fumes. Use of proper safety equipment and adherence to safety precautions, including during tasks involving open trenches and construction areas, is mandatory.

Attendance at regularly scheduled commission meetings is required. Applicants must be able to promptly respond to emergencies, including those outside of normal working hours, on weekends, holidays, and during declared states of emergency in Pasco County and the City of San Antonio.

Applicants will be considered on the following:

  • Must possess a valid Florida Class E driver's license

  • Minimum two years of experience in a supervisory position

  • Minimum three years of experience in municipal public works administration, or similar agencies involving potable water systems

  • Experience in maintenance involving streets, facilities, stormwater, parks, operations, and maintenance

  • Knowledge of applicable construction and maintenance standards and specifications required by federal, state, and local government regulations

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements common to the provision of public services

  • Experience with heavy equipment operations

  • Experience or certification of Florida Department of Transportation Advanced Temporary Traffic Control (formerly MOT)

  • Certification or ability to obtain certification in water plant operations

Applications may be accessed at the end of this advertisement, picked up at City Hall, 32819 Pennsylvania Avenue, San Antonio, Florida 33576, or by contact the City Clerk at

Applicants are subject to pre-employment screening. Pay will be based on skills and experience.

The City of San Antonio considers applications for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, age, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status in accordance with Equal Employment Opportunity rights. The City of San Antonio also complies with all applicable laws governing employment practices and does not discriminate based on any unlawful criteria. The City of San Antonio affords veterans preference in employment in accordance with F.S. 295, and in accordance with F.S. 112, the City of San Antonio is a drug-free workplace.

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