The progressive suburban city of La Vista, NE is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of City Engineer.
Under the general direction of the Director Public Works, this position will be responsible for planning, directing, reviewing and coordinating engineering, funding and scheduling relating to City Public Works improvement projects and private development projects.
The ideal candidate will be community-oriented with strong leadership and communication skills while also demonstrating strong work ethic, a positive attitude and the ability to maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, private and public affiliations and local/state/federal agencies.
The individual selected for this positon will work closely with the City’s long-serving City Engineer who is retiring next year to ensure a smooth transition into the role.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field combined with five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in civil engineering. Prefer a minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible public works experience, including at least three (3) years in an administrative level position. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Nebraska required. Must possess or be able to acquire a valid State of Nebraska Responsible Charge Certification. Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) or Certified Stormwater Manager (CSM) preferred.
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