Essential Functions: For detailed information on the essential functions of each classification, please refer to the specific job description. Job descriptions can be viewed by clicking on the links below:
Assistant Engineer: $5,395 - $7,230 per month ($31.13 - $41.71 per hour)
Associate Engineer: $6,383 - $8,553 per month ($36.83 - $49.34 per hour)
* Full-time positions in these classifications are covered by Agency Shop provisions which require that employees pay union dues or service fees as a condition of employment. Qualified religious exemptions can be accommodated.
There are currently vacancies in Engineering and Transportation divisions.
* Positions may be filled at either the Assistant Engineer or Associate Engineer level depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the above vacancies as well as any future full-time and part-time vacancies in any classification in any Department that may occur during the life of the list.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical and/or professional level civil engineering work in the field and office associated with the design, development, investigation, construction, and maintenance of public works projects. Incumbents may be assigned to any of the following divisions: Engineering or Transportation Services.
This is a sub-professional classification in the professional engineering series. Work involves the application of basic and technical engineering practices and principles to a variety of public works engineering projects. Assignments are broad in scope and require the use of good judgment in making technical decisions. Work is reviewed by an Associate Engineer or Senior Engineer regularly to determine general progress. An incumbent may train and functionally lead entry-level engineering and clerical staff members.
This is a journey level professional classification in the professional engineering series. Work involves the application of complex engineering principles, practices, and techniques to a variety of public works engineering projects. Assignments are usually broad in scope and require the use of considerable judgment in making complex technical decisions. It differs from the Assistant Engineer class by its responsibility for independent analysis and project management responsibilities. Work is reviewed by the Senior Engineer, Principal Civil Engineer, City Engineer, or Transportation Services Manager through conferences and reports. Supervises subordinate engineering, field and clerical staff members.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list.
It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application.
All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen).
Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
Qualification Guidelines: ASSISTANT ENGINEER:
Considerable work experience which relates to the planning, design and/or construction of public works projects and graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Civil Engineering or a related field. Additional experience directly related to this position may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
License and/or Certificate: Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Class C California Driver's License, or higher, before date of appointment is required. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Possession of a State of California Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) or Land Surveyor-In-Training (L.S.I.T.) is desirable.
Considerable and progressively responsible professional experience in the field of civil engineering, which includes a minimum of two years of full-time experience in public works engineering or project management, and supervision of technical/professional personnel. Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in Civil Engineering or a related field.
License and/or Certificate: Possession of, or the ability to obtain a valid Class C California Driver's License, or higher, before date of appointment is required. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment. Certification as a Registered Civil Engineer in the State of California is highly desirable. Certification as a Traffic Engineer in the State of California is highly desirable if assigned to the Transportation Services Division. When assigned to the Environmental Compliance Section, P.C. 832 Training in arrest, search and seizure (required within six months of employment).
Requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
For detailed information on the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for each classification, please refer to the specific job description. Job descriptions can be viewed by clicking the links below: