Assistant City Engineer (Engineer 5)
Company: City of Salem
Posted on: January 19, 2023
$8,866.00 - $11,914.93 Monthly
Public Works Department
The City of Salem is seeking an Assistant City Engineer (Engineer
5) candidate in the Engineering Division of the Public Works
What you will do:
The Assistant City Engineer Position is an advanced professional
and administrative position reporting directly to the City
Engineer. The position performs a full range of civil engineering
project and program development, managing a team of professional
and technical staff that delivers public infrastructure projects
through planning, budgeting, design, and construction.
Additional information on job responsibilities:
The Assistant City Engineer is responsible for developing and
monitoring program budgets, providing supervision and leadership to
project managers, implementing, and managing policies and
procedures, proactively identifying, and resolving project
challenges and obstacles, overseeing, and participating in
consultant selection, and preparing reports and
A unique opportunity:
Recent retirements, promotions, and voter approval of a $300
million Community Improvement Bond Measure have created exciting
career opportunities within our dynamic team of staff dedicated to
collaboration and partnership with our community. In addition to
this Assistant City Engineer position, openings include 1
Engineering Program Manager, 2 Senior Project Managers, and 2
What can we offer you for all your hard work?
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your
- Paid vacation and sick time in accordance with City
- Competitive pay.
- Employer-paid PERS contribution of 6%.
- Opportunity for voluntary pre-tax contributions to a 457b
- Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts.
- Voluntary long-term care.
- Employee wellness program.
- Employee assistance program.
- Free employee health clinic.
- Position schedule is Monday through Friday.Tentative
Posting Closing Date: January 16, 2023
Review of Applications: Completed by January 20, 2023
Interviews: January 30 through February 10, 2023
Planned Start Date: First pay period in March 2023
This timeline is tentative and could be subject to change as
What are the minimum qualifications?
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in
Civil Engineering or a related field.
- Ten or more years of experience in a related field; or any
combination of education, experience, and training which provides
the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the
essential functions of the class.
- Professional Civil Engineer License within the State of Oregon
required with 12 months of hire.
- Must pass the pre-employment background check.
- Must have an Oregon Drivers license and meet the City of
Salem's driving standards.About us:
The City of Salem is the state capital of Oregon and is located in
the heart of the Willamette Valley between the beautiful Pacific
Ocean and Cascade Mountain range. Salem is within a one-hour drive
of the Oregon Coast, Cascade Mountains, Wine Country, and Portland
Metropolitan area. The area offers wonderful opportunities for
year-round activities including countless outdoor recreation
activities, collegiate and professional sporting events, arts,
culture, and multiple universities offering prestigious educational
programs. The City operates under a Council/Manager form of
government and offers a welcoming, progressive, and balanced work
environment. In addition to offering a competitive compensation
package, the City offers an excellent benefit package including
health insurance, employee assistance program, free employee health
clinic (Health Hub), and retirement contributions through the State
Employee Retirement System. We value work/life balance and offer
flexible work schedules and remote work opportunities.
The Engineering Division is responsible for delivering the 5-Year
Capital Improvement Plan and is currently working on a wide variety
of capital improvement projects including: water treatment and
distribution facilities, wastewater collection and treatment
facilities, pump stations, reservoirs, drainage facilities, parks,
airport facilities, streets, bridges, traffic signals, and urban
development projects. The recent Community Improvement Bond
includes capital improvement projects for streets, bridges, parks,
building renovations, and new building construction, adding $300
million to the current $280 million Capital Improvement Plan and
providing at least 10 years of funded infrastructure to be
delivered by our team.
The Public Works Department values employees and their professional
development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating
on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and
being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward
to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work
life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the
health, safety and welfare of our community, including our
Where can I find out more about the position?
Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for
Engineer 5 or view by clicking here.
How can I apply?
The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities
and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we
strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem
is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and
has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We
believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and
views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better
able to serve the community.
To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your
application. Hiring managers do not have access to view resumes as
part of the application review process, please make sure to include
how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification
in your application.
Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above
but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility
list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists
are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to
eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please
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For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please
visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs.
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