Senior Civil Engineer-City-Wide Promotional

City Of Oxnard, CA Oxnard , CA 93030

Posted 2 months ago

Description

This is a City-Wide promotional opportunity. Only current employees of the City of Oxnard are eligible to apply.

The City of Oxnard's Public Works Department is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer with strong technical and customer service skills to be part of the team. The ideal candidate will have public sector experience and be well versed in best practices.

WORK SCHEDULE: The normal work week is Monday through Friday, 8:00am-6:00pm with alternating Fridays off.

This position may be required to be available to work additional hours as needed to respond to workload needs. This position is not governed by the overtime provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and is eligible for overtime pay.

DEFINITION:

Under general direction leads, oversees, reviews and performs work activities and duties assigned to the engineering staff; assumes responsibility for the more difficult and complex tasks; performs related duties as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

The Senior Civil Engineer is the journey level class responsible for providing technical guidance to staff design engineers and surveyors, engineering technicians and support staff; coordinating the conditioning and plan check process for new developments; and provide engineering technical support and construction management services for the city capital improvement program.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED/EXERCISED:

Direction is provided by the City Engineer. Exercises technical and functional lead/supervision over lower level engineering and surveying, project management and technical and support staff.

Essential Functions

Leads, oversees, reviews and performs the work of staff responsible for engineering design and review of proposed developments and the writing of conditions of approval.

Acts as project manager for assigned capital projects including coordination and progression of the project ensuring timely progress of environmental analysis, land acquisition/right-of-way, plans/specifications, contracting, construction, and completion procedures.

Conducts engineering planning studies to identify public works facility needs.

Assists in the training of lower level personnel in the areas of work; ensures adherence to safe work methods, procedures and practices; identifies training opportunities and needs; makes recommendations to higher level staff.

Researches, reviews and prepares feasibility reports for various projects and programs.

Oversees and performs design of plans and specifications for capital improvement projects.

Performs cost estimates for city projects.

Oversees consultant contracts; reviews/checks building and development plans.

Assists in the planning and preparation of the capital improvement budget.

Provides oversight of the issuance of grading, encroachment and other construction permits.

Attends Design Advisory Committee, Planning Commission, Utility and Transportation commissions, and hearing officer meetings as the program representative.

Responds to questions and concerns from the general public; provides information as is appropriate and resolves service complaints.

Evaluates assigned work projects; estimates time, materials and equipment necessary for the successful completion of the project; acquires necessary resources as is appropriate. Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Senior Civil Engineer. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of four years of directly related experience in engineering design or construction management work, and a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.

License/Certificate:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid class C California driver's license.

Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers.

Additional certifications, licenses, endorsements and training may be required, depending on assignment. You may be required to submit documented proof of these requirements.

Employment Information

The selected candidate must pass a thorough background investigation.

UNION MEMBERSHIP: Positions in this classification are represented by Service Employees International Union.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Submit NEOGOV/Government Jobs on-line application.

  • Complete and submit responses to the supplemental questions, if required.

  • Upload resume, cover letter, proof of degree (transcript) or other requested documents.

Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the relevant information in the online application and include the information only on the resume. Applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires that state "see my resume" or "see my personnel file" are considered incomplete and will not be accepted. Cover letters and/or optional resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.

NOTE:

For most positions, the City of Oxnard relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools, therefore candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.

Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all positions.

City staff may be required to play an active role in the event of an emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours.

The list of qualified candidates that is established from this recruitment may be used to fill other full-time, part-time and temporary assignments as vacancies arise.

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

This position requires a twelve month probationary period.

Pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100, all public Employees are required to serve as disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Oxnard is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, disability or sexual orientation.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The City of Oxnard makes reasonable accommodation for the disabled.

If you believe you require special arrangements to participate in the testing process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date. Applicants who request such accommodation must document their request with an explanation of the type and extent of accommodation required.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT: On the first day of employment, new employees must provide proof of citizenship or documentation of legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended.

NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

Retirement Contributions: New members (as defined by PEPRA), 2% @ 62; "Classic" members 2% @ 55.

The employee will be required to pay a portion of their annual earnings toward their retirement. The City of Oxnard does not participate in social security.

Vacation Accrual Rates:

Full time employees accrue vacation leave at a rate of 4.39-8.08 hours per pay period based on years of service.

Sick Leave Accrual Rate:

Full time employees accrue sick leave at a rate of 3.70 hours per pay period.

Deferred Compensation:

The City offers a number of deferred compensation programs that employees may participate in.

Bilingual Pay:

A regular full time employee may receive bilingual pay at the rate of $20.00 bi-weekly to the extent the employee is required to provide bilingual services as determined by the City Manager or designee.

Educational Incentive:

Employees earn educational incentive pay for educational attainments not required by the classification. The educational incentive pay is as follows: Associates degree - 2.5%, Bachelor's degree 3%, Graduate degree 3.5%

Health and dental:

The City contributes $719.36 per month toward medical insurance premiums and an additional $74.21 per month toward dental insurance premiums. Unused premium monies are paid to the employee. The City also contributes $133.00 per month in PEMHCA contributions which is paid to CALPERS.

Life Insurance:

City employees receive Basic Life Coverage and have the option to purchase additional insurance.

Tuition Reimbursement:

Full-time employees are eligible for 100% reimbursement of the costs of tuition, registration fees, laboratory fees, and books to a maximum of $1,000 per fiscal year for work related coursework.

Holidays:

The City observes 12 holidays per year.



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