Director of Public Works

Henrico County | Henrico, VA

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Posted Date 5/06/2020

Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, provides job seekers with the promise of fair and competitive compensation; a close-knit atmosphere with low employee turnover; and a benefits package that helps secure financial stability.

Established in 1611, Henrico County has deep historical roots.  Henrico County borders the City of Richmond to the west, north and east and constitutes approximately a third of the Richmond metropolitan areas.  Henrico County is among the top-rated counties in the nation and was one of the first localities to adopt the County Manager Form of Government.  Citizens of Henrico County are represented by an elected Board of Supervisors representing five magisterial districts.

Henrico County General Government currently has more than 30 agencies.  Department Heads are appointed by the County Manager, with the exception of the elected constitutional officers.  Henrico County is an equal opportunity employer and, when you join us, you will be surrounded by fellow associates who come from all walks of life, all types of cultural backgrounds and all ages.

Closing Date:  This position closes on Monday, June 1, 2020.

Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as related to the preparation of plans and specifications for a wide variety of public works projects; extensive knowledge of land and engineering survey systems, methods and techniques; extensive knowledge of construction materials and of approved standards of safety as related to structural designs and specifications; extensive knowledge of transportation and traffic engineering; ability to instruct subordinate engineering personnel in proper work methods and to direct their work effectively; ability to adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of public works projects; good professional judgment.

You apply for positions with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection.  Please access our job site portal through or click on the Jobs link in the upper right hand corner of our main County page at

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