SENIOR CIVIL ENGINEER
(Capital Improvement Program)
$106,356 - $141,816 Annual Salary Plus Excellent Benefits
Application Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
If you are interested in pursuing this exciting career opportunity please attach and submit the following required items with your NEOGOV application:
(There are several ways to submit the above required items: they may be uploaded as an attachment to your on-line application, mailed, or dropped off at the Human Resources Department.)
ABOUT THE POSITION
Public Works designs, builds and maintains the City's water, wastewater, storm drain, street, sidewalk, park, landscape, urban forest and related infrastructure. The department is also responsible for managing various city facilities including buildings, building systems, parking lots, shelters as well as the entire fleet for the City of Gilroy. The department prepares and coordinates the capital budget for facilities and the capital and maintenance budgets for all City infrastructure.Public Works reviews new developments to ensure that all new public infrastructure is in compliance with City, State and Federal codes, regulations and standards. The department oversees the capital budget and operation of the South County Regional Wastewater Authority (SCRWA). SCRWA treats the wastewater for the Cities of Gilroy and Morgan Hill and produces recycled water for South Santa Clara County.The Engineering Division has three engineering groups; Transportation Engineering, Development Review and Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The City's two Senior Engineers manage the Development team and the CIP team. Both Senior Civil Engineers work on multiple projects and supervise staff. There is currently one Senior Civil Engineer opening in the Engineering Division. The main focus for this recruitment is to fill the vacant Senior Engineer position for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP).
Under the general supervision of the City Engineer or Public Works Director, heads a section of the Engineering Division and/or directs and manages varied operations within the Engineering Division; supervises assigned employees; directs and performs complex, professional-level field and office engineering activities involving the design, development and construction of a variety of public works and transportation projects, private development review, and General Plan and Master Plan updates. Depending upon assigned responsibilities, employees in this job classification may be authorized to utilize one of the following working job titles: Development Engineer, Capital Projects Engineer, or Transportation Engineer.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK
UPCOMING SPECIAL PROJECTS:
The “Ideal Candidate” for this position will:
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Health Allowance and Flexible Benefits Plan
Depending upon the number of dependents the health allowance ranges from $772.82 to $2040.86 per month for 2018 core health benefits. Subject to specific rules, a cash back program is also available with proof of other medical coverage. City employees participate in the PERS Health Program, and may choose their medical coverage from a variety of providers. The City’s flexible benefits plan includes medical and dental coverage as core benefits. A range of optional benefits including vision care, medical and dependent care accounts are also available. A term life insurance policy equal to $100,000 as of July 1, 2017 per MOU, long-term disability plan, and an employee assistance plan are currently provided at City expense.
The City currently offers the PERS 2.5% at 55 pension plan for “classic” members and 2% at 62 for “new” members. Currently, the city pays the full employer portion of the retirement contribution for “classic” members and 50% of the total normal cost for “new” members. The “classic” member contribution of 8% is a
pre-tax payroll deduction; “new” members shall pay 50% of the total normal cost as set by CalPERS. Anyone hired on or after January 1, 2013 will be subject to the applicable provisions, retirement formulas, and plan benefits/restrictions associated with the Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013.
Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays
Annual vacation ranges from two to four weeks per year, based on years of service. Employees accrue eight hours of sick leave each month. Employees receive 36 hours of personal leave time in July of each fiscal year which must be used during the fiscal year. The City observes 10 paid holidays each year.
Employees participate in Medicare (1.45% for both the employer and employee) as this is a mandated federal program. City of Gilroy does not participate in Social Security.
All City employees are paid monthly, on the first business day of each month for the previous month via direct deposit.
Persons appointed to this position are covered by the Gilroy Management Association (GMA) Memorandum of Understanding and Supplemental Agreements. Employees have the option to join GMA membership.
The supplemental questionnaire for this position is part of the on-line application form for this recruitment on NEOGOV. You must file your responses via the on-line application process.
1. Please describe in detail your work experience with capital project planning, design and delivery; include a description of the largest or most complex capital project you have been involved with, and the extent of your involvement.
City Application Form – Candidates must complete the NEOGOV City of Gilroy application form for this position and submit online. Please prepare attachments prior to completion of the NEOGOV application as incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Apply Online: Go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofgilroy. You can apply online by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the "Apply" link. After viewing the Job Description, click the ‘Apply’ tab. If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can import your resume from LinkedIn, upload it from a saved document on your computer, or manually enter your personal information. This application will be saved and used to apply for future job openings.
Recruitment Schedule – Key Dates*
Application Closing Date: Friday, April 6, 2018
Interview and Practical Exercise: Friday, April 20, 2018
Finalist Interviews: Friday, April 27, 2018
(*Note: The examination process/schedule may be changed as needed by the City.)
Only complete application packets will be reviewed. Only the most qualified applicants with the most relevant experience and education will be invited to continue in the selection process. In addition, final candidates for the position are required to pass a background check, State of California Department of Justice criminal records check, medical evaluation, and drug screen, given at the City’s expense, prior to appointment. If special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department right away 408-846-0228.
Attention: Communication regarding your status in this recruitment process will be conducted via e-mail. Be sure to include an e-mail address on the employment application. Applicants are responsible for notifying Human Resources of any changes to an e-mail address and/or other contact information.
THE CITY OF GILROY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY.