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Sarasota County Government
Sarasota, FL, United States

Phone: 9418615813
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Looking for a high impact civil engineering or project management role in the Florida sunshine? Join our virtual career fair to learn more about our opportunities and interview with hiring managers!


Up to $2,000 relocation available for those moving 50+ miles to join the premier community where people choose to live, work, and play!


US News & World Reported that Sarasota, Florida is the #1 place in Florida and #9 in the country for best places to live. We need your help to create wonderful experiences for residents and vacationing guests navigating Sarasota. Our Capital Projects completed 15 Capital Improvement Projects in FY19 for a total of $70 million including 5 Utility projects, 4 Facilities/Parks Projects and 6 Transportation projects. Annually they manage an average of 123 projects ($380 million).


Join us on Tuesday, May 3rd to first connect with our Human Resources team and learn about our opportunities and then meet with hiring managers.


Share your talents in complex engineering projects in Public Works, Public Utilities or Land Development. See projects from startup through completion!

These positions have considerable contact with County officials, contractors, engineers, citizens, and other internal and external customers. 


Potential Roles

  • Engineer in Training - Professional Engineer Development Program (PEDP)

  • Traffic Engineer/Traffic Management Center

  • Traffic Engineer - Technical Specialist I or II

  • Transportation Modeler Engineer - Technical Specialist I or II

  • Engineer Professional or Senior Engineer Professional – Stormwater Design

  • Stormwater Engineer - Technical Engineer

  • Project Manager III / Administrator - Transportation

  • Utilities Operations & Stormwater Division Project Manager / Administrator III

  • Construction Project Manager

  • Construction Project Manager - Transportation & Stormwater Division / Administrator I

  • Transportation/Stormwater Design Project Manager I / Administrator



Apply today to reserve your spot in the virtual career fair!


About You


This is licensed, advanced-level civil engineering work involved in plans, designs, specifications, project management, construction, stormwater, public utilities, land development, maintenance and operation of high-level engineering projects.

Engineer Professional - Minimum Qualifications  

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or technically related engineering field.
  • Four+ years related Engineering project experience.
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license or the ability to obtain it within six (6) months from date of hire.  If candidate has an out-of-state P.E. they must obtain a Florida P.E. within one-year from date of hire.
  • Master’s degree may substitute for one year of required experience.

Senior Engineer Professional - Minimum Qualifications  

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or related technical field.
  • Three+ years post-P.E. or P.G. related project experience.
  • P.E. or P.G. is required.
  • Master’s degree is preferred and may substitute for one year of required experience.

Project Managers

Professional technical work directing the planning, design and construction of building related projects for General Services department, and at other assigned areas in cooperation with other organizations and agencies. These construction projects are for the preservation, renovation and improvements to County owned and leased facilities.

Minimum Qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in  Engineering,  Construction, Project Management or related field. 
  • Project experience can substitute for the required degree on a year-for-year basis depending on the type of experience.
  • Valid Driver’s License.


About Everything Else

Work Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



Engineer Professional: $65,000.00 - $80,018.00

Senior Engineer Professional: $75,005.00 - $90,000.00

Project Managers

Tier I:     $50,523.20 - $67,932.80

Tier II:    $56,014.40 - $76,128.00

Tier III:   $63,128.00 - $85,176.00


Engineer in Training

Program: The PEDP is designed as a 4-year program.

Pay: $51,000/year

Pay Schedule: 3% increase is rewarded every 6 months dependent upon a successful performance review. For the remaining two (2) years, the pay schedule is moved to an annual merit increase (also dependent upon a successful performance review). In addition to the merit increase, increases are also rewarded based upon meeting promotional milestones (to Senior Engineering in Training and then Professional Engineer) at the end of the 2nd and 4th year.



  • Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more! 
  • For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit for additional information.
  • Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations. 
  • Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!)​​


A different blend of voices prompt better conversations, choices and results for everyone. Sarasota County – Many Voices, One Team.

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are the keys to serving, representing and understanding our community. We celebrate and value the experiences, backgrounds, perspectives, talents and strengths that make us different and are committed to creating a culture of understanding and respect where our employees realize that we are stronger together. 

Our vision is to have a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that attracts, develops, retains and engages a talented workforce broadly representative of the citizens and communities we serve. To further value creativity, innovation, collaboration and great customer service – internally and externally. 

Sarasota County Government promotes diversity and inclusion in its workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identification or expression, genetic information, religion, national origin, marital status, age or disability. A job applicant with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in the application/selection process is requested to make known the need for an accommodation to Human Resources or appropriate county staff members. For assistance with the application, please call 941-861-5353.

Government employers are drug-free and tobacco-free environments, EEO/AA/ADA employers, and they prohibit discrimination in all services, programs or activities.

Sarasota County Government is a Tobacco-Free/Drug-Free Workplace.