NOTICE

The Board of Levee Commissioners for the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta, Clarksdale, Mississippi is now accepting applications only until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021 for the following:

CHIEF ENGINEER

-All applicants must have graduated from an ABET-accredited Civil Engineering Program and be a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Mississippi.
-The applicant must possess a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Licensed Professional Engineer.
-The applicant must also possess experience in Administration and Management, Leadership, Oral and Written Communication and Technical competency in engineering.
-Prefer applicant to be a Registered Land Surveyor, but not required.
-This position requires some travel.
-The applicant must be physically fit and be willing to work part of the time outdoors.
-Applicant must live within 75 miles of the Levee Board.
-The successful candidate will be required to pass a drug test before being employed. The Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board does participate in a random drug testing program.

The Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board is an Equal Op-portunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. For a full list of the required job duties, please contact Kim Easley at 662-624-4397, visit the Levee Board's website at leveeboard.org, or schedule a time to pick up information at the office located at 140 Delta Avenue, Clarksdale, Mississippi by appointment.

JIMMY SCOTT, PRESIDENT
YAZOO-MISSISSIPPI DELTA LEVEE BOARD


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