Located in the Tri-Valley Region approximately 50 miles east of San Francisco with a diverse population of approximately 91,861 residents, Livermore is uniquely situated as the easternmost city in Alameda County and the gateway to the Central Valley. Encompassing 26.44 square miles and founded in 1869, Livermore is one of California’s oldest wine regions and the City is framed by beautiful vineyards and open space. Its unique cultural identity blends elements of western heritage,
viticulture and open space with science and innovation. Quality of life is a fundamental part of the active Livermore lifestyle.
The City of Livermore has approximately 409 employees and provides many services to its citizens. With a fiscally strong and balanced General Fund budget, city services include police safety; fire safety protection through the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department; building inspection; street and park maintenance; planning and public improvements, public library; water reclamation and water service; a municipal airport and general administrative services including a full service Information Technology division.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
The Engineering function is a division of the Community Development Department and consist of 29.5 regular positions. The mission of the Engineering Division is to plan, implement and rehabilitate infrastructure to serve existing residents and businesses and new development in a manner that sustains and enhances the quality of life for the Livermore community.
The City of Livermore is currently recruiting for a City Engineer to manage the Engineering Division, including transportation/traffic, construction administration and inspection, capital improvement project design and current development engineering. Division management occurs through technical and professional staff.
THE Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities & characteristics:
Experience: Six years of progressively responsible professional civil engineering work with registration, including two years experience supervising engineering staff involved in a variety of public works and development projects. The best qualified candidate will have extensive and substantial experience leading, developing and managing teams.
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college/university. Master’s degree in an applicable field is desirable.
License: Possession of a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City.
Other Requirements: Willingness and ability to work scheduled and emergency overtime; attend meetings, workshops and seminars during work and non-work hours as assigned.
Special Requirements: Registration in the State of California as a Professional Civil Engineer. Registration in California as a Land Surveyor is desirable, if civil engineering license does not cover land surveying.