The City of Corona has an exciting opportunity to join our Planning and Development Department as an Associate Engineer. This position is assigned to the Development Services division and will be primarily responsible for the review and permitting of discretionary and ministerial development projects. A typical day for this position includes completing plan reviews within a set timeframe, coordination with other City departments and divisions, responding to emails, multiple in-person meetings, writing staff reports, and preparing project conditions of approval. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator possessing broad and varied experience in Civil Engineering design and review. The ideal candidate will exhibit the utmost professionalism and interpersonal skills while interacting with both internal and external stakeholders, and have the ability to be proactive in solving problems to enhance the service to our customers. If you are an individual who loves taking on challenges, making a difference, and thrives in a fun, fast paced environment, then please don’t hesitate - apply today!
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, mechanical engineering.
Three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering or structural engineering experience.
Prepare, analyze, understand, and interpret engineering construction plans, specifications, and other contract documents, and determine conformance with applicable laws and standards.
Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed.
Prepare clear, concise, and accurate technical reports, drawings, maps, notes, correspondence, and other written materials.
Effectively represent the department and the City in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, and regulatory organizations and individuals.
An upbeat attitude, eager to participate.
A passion for producing outstanding quality of work.
A high performing, genuine, authentic individual with a good sense of humor.
Ability to build and maintain the trust of coworkers, subordinates, and city staff.
A genuine interest in supporting the employees.
This position is FLSA Non-Exempt eligible for overtime compensation.
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THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will be customer service focus, excellent judgment, and attention to detail. Someone who is a systems-oriented thinker and great team player. A highly competent individual who holds themselves to high standards, works hard, and contributes to a positive workplace culture will thrive in Corona.
COMMUNITY A City whose heritage spans more than 125 years, the City of Corona, located in Riverside County, California, encompasses approximately 40 square miles and has a vibrant, culturally diverse population of approximately 170,000 residents. Residents of Corona enjoy a variety of cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities that provide a first-rate quality of life for its residents and visitors. Within an hour's travel time, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy winter activities such as snowboarding and skiing and summer activities including surfing, boating, or simply relaxing on world class beaches. Corona's economy is strong and getting stronger; more than 84,000 people work here. Our retail, commercial, and housing areas are expanding, and office development continues to be strong.
THE ORGANIZATION The City of Corona is a General Law city operating under a Council-Manager form of government. Policy making and legislative authority is vested in the City Council, consisting of a Mayor and four Council Members. Members of the City Council are elected by District to a four-year term. The Mayor is selected by the Council and serves as the presiding officer for one year.
The City is organized into the following departments/organizational units: Community Services, City Manager’s Office, Economic Development, Finance, Fire, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal and Risk Management, Police, Planning & Development, Public Works and Utilities. Oversight of these departments is divided between the City Manager and two Assistant City Managers.
The City's total operating budget for Fiscal Year 2023 is $ 340.9 million with a General Fund operating budget of $ 177.6 million. Corona enjoys a workforce of 850 dedicated employees who provide high quality services to its residents and visitors each day.
TO BE CONSIDERED Interested candidates should apply by completing the application online, including a comprehensive resume by the posted closing date.
Corona is a vibrant, culturally diverse community located in the heart of Southern California at the junction of the 91 and 15 freeways with a population of more than 170,000 residents.
The City limits encompass 39.2 square miles. A city whose heritage spans more than a century, Corona has emerged as an ethnically diverse community, where a significant percentage of the population is made up of young, well educated families.
The Corona community boasts many amenities that provide a first-rate quality of life for residents. The City has more than 394 acres of parks, with sports fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, tennis courts, two skateparks and an outdoor pool.
Public Safety efforts by the Corona Police Department and Corona Fire Department have resulted in decreasing crime rates, quick response times and a superior paramedic program.
The Corona Public Library and the Circle City Center provide cultural and educational programming, and the Senior Center is a hub of activity with programs, workshops and social gatherings. The City also operates a recreational airport.
Corona's industrial base has played an important role in the growth of the City and its employ...ee base. Corona's economy is strong and getting stronger! There are more than 42,000 jobs within the city of Corona and there is a workforce of more than 84,000. Our retail and commercial areas are expanding and office development is booming. Corona has more than 34 million square feet of industrial space and more than 3 million square feet of office space existing, under construction, or planned. Economic Development is the business advocate always looking for ways to help the business community with incentives, communication, and team building.