Deputy City Manager-City Engineer-City of Fernandina Beach, FL

SGR | Fernandina Beach, FL

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Posted Date 12/23/2019

Ideally situated on Amelia Island, approximately 36 miles from downtown Jacksonville, Fernandina Beach is the northernmost city on Florida’s Atlantic coast. It covers 15.7 square miles and is the county seat of Nassau County. The City offers great connectivity and easy access to the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, just three miles from the City’s historic downtown district, and Jacksonville International Airport, located 26 miles from Fernandina Beach. The City’s 12,103 residents enjoy its beautiful natural backdrop and its charming, small-town feel.


The City of Fernandina Beach seeks an innovative, visionary servant leader of high integrity to serve as its new Deputy City Manager/City Engineer.  This is a new high-level administrative position established in the FY 2020 annual budget and will oversee the following four directors and their respective personnel: Maintenance Director, Street: Stormwater Director:  Facilities, Fleet, and Sanitation Director: and Utilities Director.


The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or a related field and have at least ten (10) years of experience in a responsible senior administrative position in a municipal government. An advanced degree related to engineering or public administration and project management experience is preferred. This position requires a Florida Professional Engineer (PE) license, or the ability to obtain one within six months of the hire date, and the ability to secure a valid Florida driver’s license.


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For more information on this position contact:

Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President

Strategic Government Resources

(863) 860-9314

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Local Government
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