Hillsborough County is located on the beautiful Florida west coast and is one of the most diverse counties in the state. It is home to 1.5 million residents and includes the City of Tampa, home of several national champion professional sports teams. Hillsborough County boasts a diverse transportation network including transit, cross-bay water ferry, water taxis, streetcar, Amtrak, scooters, and bike share. Ideal seasonal temperatures range from a low of 75 degrees in December to 90 degrees in the summer. Favorite outdoor activities include paddle boarding in the Bay, boat rides in the Hillsborough River, relaxing walks along the Riverwalk, bike rides across the Courtney Campbell trail, and trekking the many nature preserves.
The County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state and has a very large urban service area made up of mostly suburban residential land uses. It is home to some of the most well-regarded higher education institutions in the state including the University of South Florida (USF), University of Tampa, and Hillsborough County Community College. Hillsborough County Engineering and Operations is a forward thinking and innovative department and collabora...tes closely with USF in transportation engineering studies and projects. The department maintains and oversees transportation infrastructure, stormwater, traffic investigations, and traffic operations. The Safety and Mobility unit is the newest addition and is focused on creating and managing transportation programs that enhance safety for all roadway users and improve mobility for vulnerable modes with an emphasis on equity. Department initiatives and priorities include Vision Zero, Complete Streets, Equity, data driven approach, and active transportation Quality of Service.
Please apply and give us the opportunity to meet you and discuss the great opportunities Hillsborough County Engineering and Operations Department has to offer.