City Engineer

City of Klamath Falls, Oregon
Klamath Falls, Oregon
$94,020 - $130,128
Dec 17, 2021
Jan 16, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Organization Type


City of Klamath Falls, Oregon

Salary$94,020 - $130,128

Located in the south-central region of Oregon and bordering northern California, Klamath Falls sits on the southern shore of the Upper Klamath Lake, nestled in the Klamath Basin on the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains. Just sixty miles south of Crater Lake, and seventy miles north of Mt. Shasta, south central Oregon is unsurpassed for its beauty and diversity of activities. The region’s 42,000 residents enjoy nearly 300 days of sunshine each year which has earned Klamath Falls the nickname “Oregon’s City of Sunshine”. Klamath Falls is known for its world-class outdoor experiences, and a chill mountain town vibe.

The City of Klamath Falls’ Development Services Department is comprised of two groups, the Engineering Group and the Planning Group. The Department also oversees the City’s Parks & Pool Division. Under the direction of the Development Services Director, the City Engineer serves as the principal engineering specialist, and is responsible for integrating services within and among Public Works and Development Services functional areas. The City Engineer directs, oversees, and participates in design and review of both capital improvement development and private development, including, but not limited to, utility infrastructure and transportation projects. This position requires the ability to design and direct major projects, supervise and perform complex engineering reviews, enforce legal and contractual requirements, and establish and review the performance of departmental staff.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field from an accredited college, and a minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible design, construction management, inspection, plan check and complex development and land use review experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. A master’s degree may substitute for some experience. The selected candidate shall be registered as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Oregon or registered as Professional Civil Engineer in a reciprocal state with the ability to obtain Oregon registration within 6 months of hire.

For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Klamath Falls is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: January 16, 2022 (open until filled).