The Town of Hilton Head Island is seeking an Infrastructure Services Director to serve as Chief Engineer and lead all operations of the Infrastructure Services Department. The department is comprised of three divisions including capital projects, stormwater, and facilities management. The Director also manages partner relationships with outside contractors and vendors and will work with staff to hold those partners accountable for the work performed. As a part of the senior leadership team, the Infrastructure Services Director is integral in the Town's ability to advance Town Council goals and initiatives.
The successful candidate will be a forward thinking, results oriented leader who values data and performance metrics in managing staff and projects. In addition, this person will pursue opportunities for collaborative decision making as well as engaging staff, Town leadership, external partners, and community members when appropriate. Change management skills will be critical for the new Director as the department continues to adapt to organizational changes and to the dynamic nature of large scale projects.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field is required for consideration.
Ten (10) or more years of related experience with extensive senior management experience is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered on a case by case basis.
A Professional Engineer licensure in South Carolina or the ability to obtain a Professional Engineer licensure in South Carolina is required.
Prior experience working within local government, specifically in infrastructure, public works, facilities management, or related areas is required for consideration.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 87511
About Town of Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is a premier resort destination offering a wide range of recreational opportunities, first-rate cultural amenities, a desirable year-round climate, and community conveniences that make it an ideal place to live and work. The Town of Hilton Head of Island has long been recognized as one of the most progressive local governments in the region and is a regional employer of choice. We are committed to attracting and retaining employees who share our goals and values and who will provide unparalleled customer service to our citizens, visitors, and employees. The Town's Mission Statement articulates our purpose which is "To promote the health and vitality of the community we serve through ethical and inclusive programs, policies, and actions". The Town offers competitive salaries, ongoing training to enhance professional growth, and a comprehensive benefits program to those who choose a career with us. We are particularly proud of our benefits program which provides numerous options designed to meet individual employee needs.