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Deputy City Engineer for the City of Staunton

City of Staunton
Staunton, Virginia (US)
$80,000-$95,000 DOE/DOQ
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Engineer, Senior Engineer
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The City of Staunton, located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Deputy City Engineer.  Come join our highly professional team dedicated to serving this dynamic city and its citizens.  For more information about the Engineering Department, please visit Engineering Division.

The City of Staunton offers highly competitive compensation and benefits.   Staunton, with a relatively low cost of living, is known for its history, architecture, arts and cultural and culinary delights. “One of the prettiest and most progressive towns in the South” and “20 charming mountain towns to visit this fall”—Southern Living

The City of Staunton is seeking an innovative leader who serves as a department assistant manager performing complex professional work assisting with the planning, design, management, and inspection of engineering projects in the City.  The employee exercises independent judgement in completing assigned tasks. 

The individual will have thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to the development and construction of public works projects and knowledge of water modeling software, computer aided design and mapping and Surveying Principles and Practice. The individual will have the ability to:  plan, lay out and direct the work of subordinates; plan projects and prepare related designs, estimates and specifications; perform difficult engineering computations and to make comprehensive recommendations on engineering problems and planning; establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, employees, contractors and the general public; communicate complete ideas effectively, orally and in writing and; calculate complex cost reports.

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related engineering field.  A minimum of five years of experience in professional civil engineering work is preferred. Prior municipal experience is desired but not required. Must be licensed as a professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or able to obtain within 2 years of employment.

Excellent benefits include participation in the Virginia Retirement System, paid-time off, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues, and conference expenses.  Criminal background check is required.


FLSA:                    Exempt

Grade:                  20

Hiring Range:        $80,000-$95,000: DOE/DOQ

Start Date:            On or around July 2024 or negotiable

Reports To:           City Engineer


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