The City of Laguna Beach is accepting applications for the position of Associate Civil Engineer in the Public Works Department.
Closing Deadline for Applications: September 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (PST)
About the Position:
The Associate Civil Engineer, while reporting to the Assistant City Engineer, works independently in managing design consultants and construction contractors and is responsible for overseeing the design and construction of a variety of capital improvement projects, including streets, drainage, and other public facilities improvements. This position also reviews development plans, issues right of way permits, coordinates with utility agencies, and acts as City liaison to the Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee.
About the Department:
The Mission of the Public Works Department is to preserve, maintain, enhance the City's infrastructure and natural resources, and provide services and environmental stewardship for the benefits of Laguna Beach residents, businesses and visitors. The Department is organized into the following divisions: Engineering and Administration, Fleet Maintenance, Park and Building Maintenance, Street Maintenance, Utility Undergrounding, Solid Waste, Parking Management and Operations, Traffic, Parking and Signs Maintenance, and Transit Services. There are 57 employees in the department.
Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows:
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering. Familiarity with AutoCAD, Arc GIS, is desirable.
Experience: Four years (full time or cumulative part-time) of "responsible charge" civil engineering experience. This professional work experience must include at least three years working on the design or administration of public works projects. Municipal agency related engineering experience is highly desired.
License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of some field duties, which may require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Possession of current registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California is also required.
Additional Salary Information: In addition to salary, the City of Laguna Beach offers an attractive benefits package and PERS retirement.
About City of Laguna Beach
The City of Laguna Beach is a small town of picturesque beaches, hiking trails, a walkable downtown, and summer art festivals. Located in southwest Orange County, Laguna Beach occupies 8.84 square miles, has a population of 23,000 and welcomes six million visitors each year. The City provides a full range of services, including recreational activities, cultural arts events, public works maintenance of streets and parks, transit operations, community development, administrative services, and police, fire, and marine safety protection.Laguna Beach operates under a council-manager form of government. Policy-making and legislative authority are vested in a five-person City Council. The City Manager carries out the polices and ordinances of the City Council, oversees the day-to-day operations of the City, and appoints department heads.