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Senior Civil Engineer
Public Works Department
Salary: $92,849.33 - $124,419.57/Year
Are you a natural leader with proven professional civil engineering
experience managing water and wastewater capital improvement
projects? Are you a registered California professional civil
engineer? The City of Ventura is accepting applications for a
Senior Civil Engineer vacancy in our collaborative Public Works
Department. To be considered for this exciting career opportunity,
apply online at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs.
To learn more about the City of Ventura's Public Works Department,
Under general direction, performs difficult and responsible field
and office civil engineering work and supervises the design and
delivery of major capital improvement projects, including the
preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates for
complicated City projects related to sewers, water systems and
innovative water and wastewater public works projects.
An eligibility list is being established to fill the current
vacancy focusing on water and wastewater project management in the
Public Works Department, as well as future related full-time,
part-time or temporary engineer vacancies.
This is the first line supervision class in the professional
engineering series. The Senior Civil Engineer is distinguished from
the Civil Engineer class by the greater degree of independence
exercised in accomplishing the work, by the level and complexity of
the assignments and the supervision of registered or non-registered
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Understands the techniques of managing, scheduling and monitoring
multiple engineering projects on time and within budget.
Has an excellent track record of water and wastewater project
Is a collaborative leader with proven ability to effectively direct
the work of staff and contractors.
Uses a team-oriented approach and works cooperatively and
collaboratively with others.
Has excellent oral and written communications skills.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Plans, develops, coordinates and directs major engineering
projects, performing difficult engineering work in the planning and
designing of major public works projects. Manages, schedules and
monitors multiple projects. Prepares comprehensive engineering
Assists the Principal Civil Engineer in the development of capital
improvement programs and related budgets. Develops fees for permits
and updates standard construction details.
Plan checks, directs, and personally reviews engineering designs,
drawings, specifications and estimates for development of related
projects. Reviews and interprets construction drawings and
specifications; plans and conducts pre-construction activities.
Works with other government agencies to process permits and
Plans, schedules, supervises and evaluates the work of assigned
professional and paraprofessional staff, including technicians;
determining job assignments, reviewing work products, and training
staff as necessary.
Performs related duties as assigned.
A combination of training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's
degree in civil engineering or a related field and four years of
professional civil engineering experience which includes some
project management experience, and one year in a lead capacity,
preferably with a public agency.
License: Depending on assignment,
possession of a valid California Class C driver's license may be
Certificates: Must possess a State of
California Civil Engineering registration at time of
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO