City Engineer

  • City of Spring Hill Kansas
  • Spring Hill, Kansas
  • Nov 15, 2023
Full Time Engineering Executive, Management, Mid to Senior Level
  • Apply By: Dec 15, 2023


The City of Spring Hill, Kansas seeks a highly qualified, dynamic professional to provide leadership, management and direction on all the various components of engineering.  Are you ready to establish a vision for and lead the development of organizational goals, objectives, policies, procedures as well as capital and maintenance program planning that align with the City’s priorities?  If so, apply now!!!  We offer excellent comprehensive benefits including 100% City paid medical, dental and vision premiums for the 2023-2024 Plan Year. We also offer other great benefits such as vision care allotment, paid leave, holiday pay, KPERS retirement and a City of Spring Hill Retirement package. Start a great new career with the City of Spring Hill.

This position will be open from November 13 to December 15, 2023.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Job Description

Brief Description of Duties:

Under the supervision of the City Administrator, the City Engineer is an exempt position under FLSA.  This employee is a member of the City’s Leadership Team and is responsible for critical engineering work of an administrative and technical nature.  The employee is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating all engineering activities working closely with the Public Works Director and Community Development Director on subdivision development, commercial development, public works design and construction from an engineering standpoint.  The City Engineer is responsible for developing and executing department operation, capital and maintenance program budgets while developing and implementing short as well as long-term planning, goals, objectives and policies. In addition, this employee is involved in overall project preparation and projecting a broad plan of public improvement, as well as the development and control of project schedules.  This employee should possess a comprehensive knowledge of civil engineering, excellent communication, organizational, project management, budgetary and public relations skills.


  • Provides leadership, management and direction to all components of engineering;
  • Establishes vision for and leads the development of organizational goals, objectives, policies, procedures, capital and maintenance program planning aligned with City priorities;
  • Makes timely decisions in balancing Code requirements, standards and specifications;
  • Provides technical assistance to inspectors on construction material, acceptability of construction and resolution of plan errors and omissions;
  • Resolves procedural, operational, and other work-related problems such as design problems or scheduling conflicts, or contract disagreements;
  • Conducts research and analyzes data regarding the design and construction of City projects;
  • Responsible for short and long-range planning goals of the department;
  • Assist in the development of the Capital Improvement Plan and provides for the planning, coordination and execution of all major capital projects, maintenance and repair projects;
  • Assists with and/or lead the development of bids, project applications, schedules, budgets, annual work plans and
  • Reviews plans and specifications for infrastructure projects to determine whether they meet organizational requirements;
  • Works with other utilities, governmental agencies, and associations, for regional short and long-term planning;
  • Effectively communicates to elected and appointed officials, citizens and other interested parties while keeping the City Administrator informed of departmental activities, project status and any other relevant matters.

Duties, responsibilities, scheduling, shift assignments and work location, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

Job Requirements

Pay, Education & Experience:

  • Range starts at $131,788.80. Actual starting pay depends on the experience and skills considered during the offer Relocation expenses may be considered during the offer process as well.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field required
  • Professional Engineer registration in the State of Kansas required or registration in another state with the State of Kansas registration required within one year of hiring
  • Master’s degree in Business or Public Administration desired
  • Nine years of similar or related experience or combination of education and experience as well as working knowledge of KDOT, CARS and MARC projects is Tangible experience with KDOT, CARS and MARC projects in addition to employment with a municipality population of 25,000 or more is preferred. Continuous employment with a municipality in an Engineering capacity is desired.

Special Instructions

Application Process:


This position will be open until December 15, 2023. 100% City paid medical, dental and vision premiums offered for the 2023-2024 Plan Year. We also offer other great benefits such as vision care allotment, paid leave, holiday pay, KPERS retirement and a City of Spring Hill Retirement package. Start a great new career with the City of Spring Hill.


*Preferred:  Complete our online application and upload your cover letter and resume at


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Human Resources City of Spring Hill 401 N. Madison St. Spring Hill, KS 66083


“The City of Spring Hill, Kansas values an inclusive workforce by providing equal opportunities for all applicants and employees as an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. All employment decisions at the City of Spring Hill, Kansas are based on operational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, sex or gender, gender identity or expression including transgender status, citizenship, religion or creed, age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry or national origin, military status or service in the military. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and encourage applicants of all identities, backgrounds and cultures to apply. All dimensions of diversity in the workplace are welcomed by us and we aim to extend that inclusivity to the partners we work with.”

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