City of Box Elder, South Dakota Box Elder, South Dakota, USA
Apr 18, 2023Full Time
City Engineer City of Box Elder, South Dakota Salary : $101,073 - $123,148 Box Elder, known as the "Gateway to the Black Hills", is located along Interstate 90 in southwestern South Dakota. The city is rapidly growing and home to more than 10,000 residents. Box Elder is home to Ellsworth Air Force Base, which houses over eight thousand military members and their families. Located just east of Rapid City, Box Elder is proud to be developing its own unique identity with brand new developments and new businesses coming to town to support the region’s trade area of over 400,000 people due to its convenient location. As the region’s population continues to grow, the city is focused on building new infrastructure to support the community, including hotels, restaurants, medical centers, and retail stores. The City of Box Elder’s Public Works Department is budgeted to operate with 32 FTEs on a total budget of $2,821,884. The department is made up of six divisions which include Engineering, Streets, Parks, Water, Sanitary Sewer and Fleet & Vehicle Maintenance. Reporting directly to the City Administrator/CFO, the City Engineer is responsible for managing city engineering services and providing professional engineering support, policy implementation, development of short- and long-range goals and objectives, development and implementation of all components of the division strategic plan. This position plans, organizes, assigns, supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned staff, professional engineers, architects, technicians, contractors, subcontractors, and develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the division. The City Engineer will also administer the division's budget and participate in long- and short-term departmental planning and policy formation. Education & Experience: A bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or a related field, and five (5) years of professional level civil engineering experience, with two (2) years in a supervisory/managerial role, or, any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job requirements. Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of South Dakota within one (1) year of date of employment. For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Box Elder is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: May 14, 2023 (open until filled).