$6,000.00 - $7,658.00 Monthly
04/22/2021 05:00 PM PDT
The City of Salinas invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Engineer. The current vacancy is in the Water, Waste and Energy division of Public Works and candidates with strong Sanitary Sewer and Industrial Wastewater engineering and capital improvement experience are encouraged to apply. This recruitment may also be utilized to establish a list of qualified candidates for future Assistant Engineer vacancies.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: All applicants must provide proof of education at the time of application or submit to the Human Resources Department by the filing date. Applications are incomplete without the required document. Oral Board interviews will be held remotely via Zoom video communications.
Summary of Duties: The Assistant Engineer assists in the management, direction, planning, plan check, and design of various traffic, engineering, and construction projects across the City. Manages consultants, oversees design teams, and ensures project completion and compliance with City Standards.
Distinguishing Characteristics: This is a journey level job in the engineering series of the Public Works department. This position has experience and expertise to perform generally complex, supervisory, design, and managerial tasks.
Supervision Received and Exercised: Receives general supervision from a higher-level professional engineer and performs most work with limited supervision. Provides direction to lower level employees.
Typical Decisions: The incumbent will make consistent managerial, supervisory, coordination, and project management decisions. Most decisions are made independently and with little to no supervision.
Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or other closely related engineering discipline
Experience: Two years of engineering experience
Licenses and Certifications: A valid State of California Driver's License
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 and occasionally leap, jump, run for short distances; 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 outside. Work outdoors under adverse condition in heat, wind, cold, and rain. Work in an 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 (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.
200 Lincoln Aveue
Salinas, CA 93901