Careers in Utilities

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pbudlogoThe City of Palm Bay Utilities Department encourages you to become part of a dynamic growing team. Careers in the water industry are varied in type, but equally rewarding. The industry is poised at a transition point where many seasoned professionals are reaching retirement and  scores of career-centered jobs are becoming available every year. The Palm Bay Utilities Department is no different and looks forward to welcoming new team members as our department continues to grow.

This is an excellent opportunity for an emerging professional who is:

  1. seeking a career in local government management
  2. ready to gain valuable experience in the management of municipal departments
  3. willing to think outside of the box and seek creative solutions

Additional information…

  1. Ask our exemplary representatives about the many career opportunities in municipal government
  2. For more information about our great City or to complete an online applications visit: Human Resources Department

Management and Administration
Utilities Administration is responsible for the day to day operations of the Utilities Department. These senior-level positions oversee the direction of the department through strategic planning, budgeting and long-term project management. The administration’s goal is to provide safe and effective services to the citizens of Palm Bay, while remaining environmentally and fiscally conscious.

- Utilities Director
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Assistant Utilities Director
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Business Operations Manager
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Distribution and Collections Manager
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Plant Operations Manager
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Utilities Engineer

Professional
There are a variety of professional supporting roles within the Utilities Department. These require diverse backgrounds and educational training ranging from: accounting, business, data management, engineering and purchasing.

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Community Outreach Coordinator
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Database Administrator
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager
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ISO Coordinator
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Management Analyst
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Project Coordinator
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Purchasing Coordinator
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Utilities Accountant

Skilled/Technical
These occupations require specific training and certification. Additionally, a majority of these positions require continuing education to maintain certification. These include roles in field service, plant operations and maintenance.

- Treatment Plant Operator
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Lab Technician
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician
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Water Plant Superintendent
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Line Location Technician
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Maintenance Worker
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Utilities Inspector

Positions available within the Utilities Department attract people from diverse backgrounds with various skill sets – the opportunities are endless! Many individuals who are interested in a career with utilities have an interest in math and science. While some positions may attract those who are interested in conservation and protecting the environment, others are geared towards those with a desire to work in city government and planning. To discover what opportunities may be available visit the City of Palm Bay’s Human Resources website.