Mr. Kirkman has served as the Environmental Services Director for Marion County since January 2019. The Environmental Services Department is responsible for providing water, wastewater, and solid waste services for the citizens of Marion County. Mr. Kirkman has over 30 years of governmental experience in the planning, design, construction, inspection, project management, administration, operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems. As the Director of Environmental Services, Mr. Kirkman is responsible for the oversight of the completion of capital improvements and operational goals and objectives established for the Environmental Services Department. Mr. Kirkman received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of South Florida and is a licensed Florida Professional Engineer.