The County of Accomack is seeking qualified applicants for a Deputy Director of Infrastructure & Systems. This position, serves as the lead project manager for many of the County’s capital improvement projects as well as the expert for managing water, wastewater and security systems. Employees in this classification perform both field and administrative work. The position is responsible for interacting with citizens, professionals and other regulatory agencies; reviewing budgets, site plans, and mechanical drawings; as well as performing site visits to ensure capital projects are in compliance with established County practices and applicable state and federal laws and regulations. This position also manages special projects, as assigned.
Full Time with Benefits
Salary Range: $56,610 – $75,716
Minimum qualifications include:
- Bachelor’s degree, supplemented by 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training involving construction, engineering, municipality public works, or water and sewer system administration.
- Prior supervisory and project management experience a must.
- Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline with a demonstrated commitment of continuing professional development & credentialing;supplemented by 6 + years’ experience making decisions/judgements in timely, consistent manner.
- Excellent communication skills and demonstrated computer proficiency.
- Familiarity with security protocols for facilities and organizations is helpful.
- Possession of or ability to obtain a Class V waterworks operator license issued by the Virginia Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators within 12 months of employment;
- Possession of a valid driver’s license; Satisfactory completion of a criminal background check and drug screening prior to employment;
- Satisfactory completion of a Department of Motor Vehicles records check prior to employment and annually thereafter.
- Ability to maintain appropriate NIMS (National Incident Management System) certification.
Hiring salary is dependent on qualifications.
Accomack County is committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce
About this company
Located on the northernmost portion of Virginia’s scenic Eastern Shore, Accomack County covers approximately 476 square miles of rich farmland, undisturbed beaches, expanses of marsh and forest, and small towns rich in history and culture. The county has a total area of 1,310 square miles, of which 455 square miles is land and 855 square miles (65.25%) is water. It has miles of shoreline on both the Chesapeake Bay on the west and the Atlantic Ocean on the east, constituting one of the largest unspoiled wetlands habitat in the world.
The County government is one of the top 10 employers within the geographic location and has full time, part time and flex work schedules.