Reporting to the Assistant Town Manager, the Town Engineer works across departments and with various community stakeholders including citizens, developers and consultants, to ensure that the goals of the Town are met regarding land development and stormwater engineering. The Town Engineer will lead the Morrisville Engineering Department which consists of 5FTE staff and will manage an approximate $600,000 operating budget (excluding capital project funding). The Town Engineer plays a primary role in leading and as a team member in town infrastructure projects. The Town Engineer also oversees the Stormwater Division, with 3 FTES and an approximate $900,000 annual operating budget. More details about the Town of Morrisville Engineering Department can be found at: http://www.townofmorrisville.org/index.aspx?nid=105
A bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably Civil, is required while a master’s degree is preferred. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of North Carolina is required. The ideal candidate has five (5) or more years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering and related knowledge in the areas of land development regulation, transportation infrastructure and stormwater management. Local government experience is preferred. Supervisory experience is required. The minimum hiring salary is $85,500, with the hiring salary negotiated based on credentials and experience.
Additional Salary Information: The minimum hiring salary is $85,500, with the hiring salary negotiated based on credentials and experience
The Town of Morrisville, North Carolina, is seeking an innovative, visionary leader to be their next Town Engineer. The role of the Town Engineer is to provide oversight of Civil Engineering to protect the Town’s public infrastructure through land development and stormwater engineering to provide for the health and protection of citizens, and to ensure the use and integrity of the public rights-of...-way for generations to come. The next Town Engineer will be effective in leading the Department in a highly-engaged fashion both internally and externally while evaluating and updating standards as needed.
The Community: A community of approximately 10 square miles that has experienced rapid population growth, Morrisville is home to an estimated 27,000 + residents and has successfully retained its small-town appeal. People move to Morrisville for many reasons – excellent schools and proximity to Research Triangle Park and the Raleigh-Durham area to name a couple. People stay in Morrisville because of the superb quality of life. Businesses are thriving, neighborhoods are safe, winters are mild, and summers are warm. Morrisville is in Wake County midway between Raleigh and Durham and nestled between the beaches and the mountains of North Carolina.
The region routinely ranks at the top of the nation’s “best of” lists. Most recently the #1 best place to live in North Carolina (Niche). Surrounded by multiple universities and colleges, major corporations, medical centers, museums, theater, and outdoor activities, Morrisville is in the heart of the region, with great access to the Research Triangle Park, major transportation hubs to include Interstates 40 and 540, and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Morrisville’s location is its defined uniqueness, which sets the Town apart from all others. The demographics of Morrisville are 44% White; 38% Indian/Asian, 10% African American, 3% from another race and Hispanic of any race is 5%. Morrisville has experienced a historically low crime rate throughout the significant growth of the town in the last 20 years.