Careers In Utilities
The City of Palm Bay, Utilities Department
encourages you to become part of a dynamic growing team.
Come and see for yourself why the City of Palm Bay Utilities Department is...
... “A perfect place to Grow”
The City of Palm Bay is a fast growing community located in southern Brevard County. The City of Palm Bay currently has a population of over 105,900 within it’s approximately 100 square miles of incorporated territory. Palm Bay is experiencing rapid population growth and is becoming known as a City with an innovative management style.
…”A perfect place to Live”
We invite you to become part of the City’s vision of being an attractive, beautiful City prepared for growth, with Customer friendly services and a government that is financially sustainable.
…”A perfect place to Work”
The City of Palm Bay Utilities Department operates as an Enterprise Fund directly under the City government with management and administration provided through City staff. The Department currently serves over 28,000 water and 13,000 sewer customers and opened its new South Regional Water Treatment Facility in 2006. This facility is also home to the new Richard Jacobs Utility Administration Building. In addition, plans are currently underway to build a new South Regional Water Reclamation Facility.
This is an excellent opportunity for an emerging professional who is:
- seeking a career in local government management
- ready to gain valuable experience in the management of municipal departments
- willing to think outside of the box and seek creative solutions
- Ask our exemplary representatives about the many career opportunities in municipal government
- 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
- Assistant Utilities Director
- Business Operations Manager
- Distribution and Collections Manager
- Plant Operations Manager
- Utilities Engineer
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.
- Community Outreach Coordinator
- Database Administrator
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager
- ISO Coordinator
- Management Analyst
- Project Coordinator
- Purchasing Coordinator
- Utilities Accountant
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
- Lab Technician
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician
- Water Plant Superintendent
- Line Location Technician
- Maintenance Worker
- 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.