The City of Staunton is seeking a collaborative and innovative leader who performs complex professional work overseeing the planning, design and inspection of engineering projects in the City. This individual will have thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to the development and construction of public works projects, and; knowledge of: water modeling software, computer aided design and mapping and Surveying Principles and Practice. The individual will have the ability to: plan, lay out and direct the work of subordinates; plan projects and prepare related designs, estimates and specifications; perform difficult engineering computations and to make comprehensive recommendations on engineering problems and planning; establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, employees, contractors and the general public; communicate complete ideas effectively, orally and in writing and; calculate complex cost reports. The individual must have skill in the use of civil engineering instruments and equipment.
Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a minimum of five years of experience in professional civil engineering work. Prior municipal experience desired but not required. Must be licensed as a professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must have completed or be eligible to complete VDOT's Locally Administered Projects Qualifications Program. A commitment to customer service and citizen involvement is required. Must also be committed to continual development and learning.
Criminal background check is required.
About City of Staunton
The City of Staunton offers a vast array of services to citizens, businesses and visitors, and seeks an innovative, diverse, professional and well-trained work force to carry out the City’s mission. Here you can find a career in public safety, public works, city planning, finance, engineering, horticulture, recreation or a host of other administrative and professional positions. We see the City of Staunton/Staunton City Schools as employers of choice, both providing a positive work environment that values the knowledge, talents, skills and abilities of employees as they work toward accomplishing the City’s and School Division’s missions. With approximately 430 city and 570 school, full and part-time/seasonal employees, the HR department is responsible for benefits, personnel records, personnel policy and development, classification and compensation, training and development, employee relations, recruitment, employee recognition, and workers compensation.