Career Details


posted : 02/28/2024
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$100K - $120K
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General Job Description

Under limited supervision, assists County Engineer in the daily operation, management, and representation of the Horry County Engineering Department with a general focus on Transportation Related Engineering.

Duties for this Position
  • • Develops solutions to transportation related challenges. • Develops long-range transportation improvement plans for County Road Network. • Assists in the oversight and management of daily operations of the Engineering Department. • Supervises engineering department staff responsible for plan review and roadway construction inspections of land development-related projects and related tasks. • Provides oversight of Horry County’s encroachment permitting process. • Plans, develops, and coordinates civil engineering projects for Horry County Roadways and related infrastructure. • Performs / oversees Civil Engineering design and surveying of roadway, drainage and other related county infrastructure projects. • Oversees roadway, site construction, and other (capital) infrastructure projects performed by private contractors for Horry County. • Responds to infrastructure-related requests for assistance from citizens, visitors, and elected officials. • Serves as representative for the Engineering Department at the Horry County Emergency Operations Center during emergency events / activations • Responds and/or attends to all miscellaneous service requests from the public – including attendance at HOA / community meetings. • Provides representation for the Engineering Department at Horry County Planning Commission meetings, Horry County Council meetings, Infrastructure and Regulation Committee meetings, and at other public meetings, as required. • Coordinates closely with other county departments, agencies, municipalities, and other state / local agencies on roadway, drainage, land development and other infrastructure-related issues. • Performs other related duties as required. • Advises public and private groups in developing new concepts, plans, projects and programs. • Represents the Planning Commission and the Departments in public presentations to explain County projects, functions, and processes. • Attends meetings, seminars and conferences as appropriate. • Performs related duties as required.
Position Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and a SC Professional Engineer’s License is required to demonstrate the necessary engineering knowledge and skills. In addition, at least 5 years (minimum) to 10 years (preferable) technical and project management work experience with civil engineering design projects and roadway construction projects is required – with at least 3 years supervisory / staff management experience. As a deputy department head, this position also requires effective communication skills interfacing with county staff, county leadership / elected officials, and the public through written correspondence, technical documents, and presentations.