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Engineering Program Manager - Engineer 4

Company: City of Salem
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

The City of Salem is seeking candidates for multiple professional engineering positions in the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. In addition to this Engineering Program Manager position, openings include Senior Project Managers, and Project Managers. 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.

What you will do:
The Engineering Program Manager position performs a full range civil engineering project and program development within the transportation engineering field; manages multiple projects and programs with administrative responsibility through design and construction phases; and provides quality control and assurance over activities managed by engineers at lower levels.

Additional information on job responsibilities:
The Engineering Program Manager leads and supervises a project team of licensed professional engineers specializing in roadway improvements, traffic signals, streetlights, and bicycle and pedestrian enhancements. Given their direct involvement in projects, technical engineering experience in these areas is paramount given the community-wide impacts of these large capital improvement projects. The position also provides program level budgeting, serves on technical and advisory committees, establishes project delivery procedures, negotiates, and obtains program level regulatory permits, and works with stakeholders across the organization and in the community.

What can we offer you for all your hard work?

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.
  • Paid vacation and sick time in accordance with City policies.
  • Competitive pay.
  • Employer-paid PERS contribution of 6%.
  • Opportunity for voluntary pre-tax contributions to a 457b account.
  • 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.Recruitment Timeline:This job posting will remain open until the position is filled, with applications reviewed and interviews conducted bi-weekly. If interested, we encourage you to apply now.Next Application Review Date: May 29th, 2023

    What are the minimum qualifications?
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or a related field.
    • Eight years of licensed professional experience in a related field, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
    • 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.

      City of Salem Capitol Jam Music Festival, 2022
      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 team!

      Where can I find out more about the position?
      Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for or view by .

      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 ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

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      For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at .

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