Join the multi-disciplinary team working in the best locations in the state – California State Parks! Our San Diego office is hiring a registered Civil Engineer to perform a wide variety of civil engineering services for the Parks in the southern half of the state.
The duties for this position include, but are not limited to, preparing technical designs including plans, specifications and estimates for roads, parking areas, wells, septic systems, water and sewage treatment facilities, storm water collection and treatment systems, utility connections, bridges, retaining walls, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements at State Parks and other public agency facilities. Duties also include obtaining permits for construction projects, conducting field investigations, and preparing costs analysis and progress reports. Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil3D is preferred. This position requires periodic travel throughout the southern half of the state, sometimes overnight. This position will have the opportunity to collaborate with and gain assistance from other engineering specialists within the office as well as our Sacramento office. In addition, engineering consultants such as geotechnical, electrical, water/waste water, structural, hydrologic, and others may be utilized as part of project development and implementation.
Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers is REQUIRED. Please provide proof of eligibility with your application.
Application for this position is a two part process. First, you must take and pass an exam. The exam can be taken online at:
(Note: The pay scales listed on the exam bulletins referenced above are not the same as this position. The accurate pay scale will be listed in the current job posting accessed below.)
Once you have passed either of these exams, you will be eligible to apply for the position at California State Parks. To view our current job posting and obtain complete application instructions, go to:
California State Parks Mission is to provide for the health, inspiration, and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state's extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation. California Department of Parks and Recreation manages more than 270 park units, which cont...ain the finest and most diverse collection of natural, cultural, and recreational resources to be found within California. These treasures are as diverse as California: From the last stands of primeval redwood forests to vast expanses of fragile desert; from the lofty Sierra Nevada to the broad sandy beaches of our southern coast; and from the opulence of Hearst Castle to the vestiges of colonial Russia.The Department’s mission and legislative charge include a mandate to provide high quality recreational opportunities and experiences for the public. This includes park planning, design, adminstration of grant programs and assistance to local agencies. Facilities are a key element in the realization of the Department’s mission. Campsites, trails, visitor centers, museums, roads, water systems, restrooms are all essential in meeting the demands of protecting resources, educating the public, and enabling recreation. The Engineering Section, which is part of a multi-disciplinary team, provides technical support services to State Park units throughout California. Working with Architects, Landscape Architects, Resource Management and Park Services staff, the Engineering Section provides technical services which allow our parks to remain open and provide for the essential services needed by the public to maximize their recreational enjoyment.