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CEO/Port Director-Port Everglades
Broward County, FL

Company Description

Bordering Southeast Florida’s Atlantic coastline, Broward County is the 17th most populous county in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. Broward County is located between Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties, forming the center of South Florida’s largest metropolitan area in which 6.1 million people reside. Broward County’s warm climate, demographic diversity, robust and expanding economy, top-rated schools, colleges and universities, cutting-edge healthcare, and an advanced transportation system afford its residents an exceptional quality of life.

The Broward County government was established under Charter in 1975 as a home-rule government. The County has a Council/Manager form of government. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is composed of nine members, elected every two years for four-year staggered terms. Commissioners are voted to the position by their district constituents through partisan elections. The Mayor and Vice-Mayor are Commission members annually elected by the Commission for one-year terms. The Commission appoints the County Administrator, the County Attorney, and the County Auditor.

Port Everglades is a self-supporting enterprise fund of Broward County. It does not rely on local tax dollars for operations or capital improvements. The total value of economic activity at Port Everglades is more than $33 billion annually and supports over 9,500 direct local jobs and nearly 216,600 statewide jobs. It is a leading container port in Florida and among the most active cargo ports nationally. An epicenter for international trade, the Port is positioned in one of the world’s largest consumer regions, including a combined 60 million residents and seasonal visitors within an 80-mile radius. Port Everglades is the number three cruise homeport in the world; the number one container port for perishables in the state of Florida and a top-10 port in the U.S. for Foreign-Trade Zone ex

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Job Location:
Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Primary Category:
Construction Management
Secondary Category:
Professional/Office Management/Other
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
$269725.00 - $430480.00  year

Broward County is seeking to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Port Director of Port Everglades. The CEO assumes the management of all administrative and operational duties of the Port and reports directly to the County Administrator. The CEO/Port Director is responsible for negotiating agreements with existing and new users of the Port, including Port facilities.

The ideal candidate will have extensive hands-on experience managing and leading a major deep-water seaport with a highly diversified cruise and business cargo mix and experience with the energy industry, particularly on the transport and storage side of the business. Requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, international business, transportation administration, or a closely related field is required; AND 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the senior management of seaports, transportation and/or business management or closely related experience is required.

Salary: $269,725.19 to $430,480.08, DOQ

Please apply immediately on-line at www.allianceRC.com. For questions, please contact David McDonald at dmcdonald@alliancerc.com or Sherrill Uyeda at suyeda@alliancerc.com. Main Office: (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.


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