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Associate Civil Engineer (Drainage)

City of Elk Grove
Elk Grove, California
$89,169.00 - $119,508.00
Closing date
Oct 9, 2022

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The City of Elk Grove is currently accepting applications for

Associate Civil Engineer (Drainage)

$89,169.00 - $119,508.00 annually + excellent benefits

If you are someone who naturally embraces working in a team-based work environment, is organized and resourceful, and understands the importance of tact and diplomacy when serving the public, consider a career with the City of Elk Grove Public Works Department!

The Public Works Department is looking for a skilled individual to join the Engineering Services Division, Drainage Engineering section, as an Associate Civil Engineer. Engineers with relevant professional experience are encouraged to apply! The Engineering Services Division is comprised of the Construction Management, Public Works Permits, and Drainage Engineering sections. The Drainage Engineering section is responsible for preserving and improving water quality in our natural resources represented by creeks, channels, and streams throughout the City as wells as managing the floodplain and reducing the risk of flooding in the City.
The Department is seeking candidates with experience in the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of municipal storm drainage systems as well as flood plain management and water quality practices, to work in support of the City’s drainage system. This includes long-term analysis of system and facility performance to ensure that systems are operating efficiently, and the proactive development of maintenance strategies to minimize flooding and to improve water quality within the City.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of applicable laws, permits, engineering principles and standards, and the ability to make alterations during all phases of design and construction. Experience with the review of land development applications, entitlements, improvement plans, and the associated required drainage studies is desirable. Candidates should have experience developing and managing Public Works consultant contracts. This position requires significant collaboration, good people management skills, excellent writing and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently and exercise good judgment and initiative. To be successful in this position, strong decision-making and prioritization skills are essential.

 Tentative Recruitment Timeline
Filing Deadline:                                 11:00 PM on October 6, 2022
 Oral Board Interviews:                    October 20, 2022 (virtual)
 Final Selection Interviews:             October 25, 2022 (in person)


For a complete job description, further details about our benefit package and to apply, please visit our website.

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8401 Laguna Palms Way | Elk Grove, CA 95758 | 916-683-7111

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