City of Salinas , California
$10,264.00 - $13,101.00 Monthly
09/18/2020 05:00 PM PDT
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: All applicants must provide both proof of education and registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California at the time of application or submit to the Human Resources Department by the filing date. Applications are incomplete without the required documents. Oral Board interviews will be held remotely via Zoom video communications.
The City Engineer is responsible to plan, organize, direct, and manage the City Engineer functions of the Public Works Department; to be responsible for the development, organization, and administration of the City of Salinas capital improvement projects; to develop and update engineering standards; to perform a variety of the most difficult and complex professional office and field engineering work; to prepare plans, designs, and specifications for a variety of City projects; to review work prepared by outside consultants; to prepare engineering reports, to supervise, train, and evaluate work for staff assigned to the City Engineer function; to monitor work-flow and seek outside consultants to maintain Capital Improvement Project schedule; and to provide professional engineering consultation for the City Council, City Manager, Department Director, and other City staff.
This a management level position that performs highly skilled managerial and supervisorial duties. Distinguished from other lower level jobs by its experience, expertise, and performance of complex and high-level responsibilities. May serve as the Department Director in the Director's absence.
Typical Decisions: The incumbent will make decisions daily regarding management, oversight,
direction, and operations of the Public Works Department. Works with only limited supervision and makes wide ranging personnel and work delegation decisions.
Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in civil engineering or a related field.
Experience: Six years of professional engineering experience including four years in program or project management, and four years of supervisory experience. Administrative experience in municipal government is preferred.
Licenses and Certifications: A valid State of California Driver's License; must be a registered Civil Engineer in the State of California.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Physical, mental, and emotional stamina to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position; manual dexterity sufficient to write, use telephone, computer, business machines, and consistently stand or walk up to four hours per day as required. Vision sufficient to read fine print and display monitors; hearing sufficient to conduct conversations occasionally over the noise from groups of people, in-person, and using the telephone; speaking ability in understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard in normal conversational distance, occasionally in crowds of people and for addressing groups; physical ability to push, pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop, and reach overhead; physical mobility sufficient to move about the work environment, walk on uneven surfaces physical strength to lift twenty pounds from the floor; physical stamina sufficient to stand, walk and/or sit for prolonged periods of time; mental acuity to collect, interpret and analyze data, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions. Working environment is shared between an office and outdoors. Work outdoors under adverse conditions in heat, wind, cold, and rain. Work in and around potential hazardous substances including pesticides, herbicides, and motor fuel. Must drive a vehicle and travel for meetings, seminars, and classes.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.
VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: A veteran is defined in accordance with California Government Code 18540.4. In order to exercise this preference, the veteran must submit the City’s Veteran’s Preference Application (found here: https://www.cityofsalinas.org/sites/default/files/departments_files/human_resources_files/veteranspreferencepolicy.pdf (Download PDF reader)) and provide a copy of the DD-214 form at time of application as proof of military status. Failure to submit the required forms will be deemed a waiver of veteran's preference. Military veterans shall be given preference in initial appointment to City service. Further details can be obtained from the Human Resources Department, at 831-758-7254.
SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants’ qualifications will be evaluated based on the information provided on the employment application. The exam process may consist of an application appraisal, oral interview, and/or written exam. The City reserves the right to use alternate testing procedures if deemed necessary. CITY COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE VIA E-MAIL. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE ACCESS TO THE E-MAIL ON YOUR APPLICATION. Finalist interview/assessment will be held with the City of Salinas.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Salinas does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor. The City of Salinas makes reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with a disability. Individuals requiring any accommodation in order to participate in the testing process must inform the Human Resources Director in writing no later than the final filing date stated in this job announcement. Requests for accommodation should include an explanation of the type and extent of accommodations needed to participate in the selection process and/or to perform the duties of the job for which they have applied. EEO Utilization Report is available for candidate review upon request.
SALARY STEPS: Appointments are normally made at the first step. Consideration is given for increase to the second step after successful completion of a six-month probationary period. (Employees appointed at a higher step will be eligible for consideration for the next step after one year, providing they successfully complete a six-month probationary period.)
For questions, please contact Patricia Peñaloza, Senior Human Resources Analyst, at (831) 758-7416 or email@example.com.
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