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Civil Engineer

Company: Government Jobs
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT USAt the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people 'I work for the County of Marin.' Discover more about us, our values and our organizational culture here. Read on to find out more about this opportunity:DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the Marin County Department of Public Works is to provide the community with quality services, maintain and improve public infrastructures and facilities, and support the preservation of Marin's unsurpassed beauty. Read more about the Department of Public Works at ABOUT THE POSITIONThe Department of Public Works currently has one vacancy for the position of Civil Engineer and is looking to hire a dedicated licensed professional to join our team as a project lead and working supervisor within the Engineering Division.The Civil Engineer is the first level of the professional engineer series and will take an active role as a project manager of complex civil engineering projects. As a project manager, the Civil Engineer would be tasked with delivering multiple individual projects concurrently, overseeing project budgets, coordinating with different stakeholder groups, preparing and presenting project updates, and providing technical direction to both in-house staff and consultants. Depending on staffing levels, the Civil Engineer may also be tasked with supervision of in-house staff Engineers I/II, including performance management, coaching and staff development. Based on the needs of the Department, Civil Engineers may be periodically reassigned or rotated to other major programs. Some work duties for this position can be performed remotely, and hybrid in-office / telework options may be discussed at time of hire. However, please note that this position requires that staff be able to report to County facilities as needed. ABOUT YOUThe highly qualified candidate has registration as a professional Civil Engineer and experience successfully managing complex civil engineering projects including managing project resources, staff and consultants to deliver projects on schedule and on budget. They are able to, at a very high level of efficiency and accuracy, manage multiple contracts, projects and personnel items. The ideal candidate provides clear interpretation of civil engineering regulations and policies and maintains successful working relationships with governmental agencies, members of the public, consultants and contractors. They have strong writing skills with experience preparing a variety of contracts, correspondences, technical reports, staff reports, and project recommendations. They have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a variety of levels in the department, thrive in a team environment, and have strong leadership skills. In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to foster collaboration, motivate staff, further develop staff knowledge and strengthen employee performance. We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following minimum requirements: Three years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience that included functioning in a lead capacity. Licenses:Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers ABOUT THE PROCESSOpen & Continuous Recruitment: Because this recruitment is Open and Continuous, applicants are encouraged to submit completed applications as soon as possible. The filing period for Open and Continuous may be closed at any time. All applicants will receive email notifications regarding their status in the recruitment process. Please be sure to check your spam settings to allow our emails to reach you. You may also log into your governmentjobs.com account to view these emails. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Order of the Marin County Public Health Officer, it is required that all County employees confirm their vaccination status. Depending on work assignment and applicable Public Health Order, some employees may be required to be fully vaccinated and/or consent to weekly COVID-19 testing. Testing and Eligible List: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination may consist of a highly qualified review, application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates' names will be placed on the eligible list. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions which may occur while the list remains active. Disaster Service Workers: All County of Marin employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.PLEASE NOTE: The benefits described herein do not apply to temporary (contingent) or to part-time employees that work less than 50%. COUNTY OF MARIN BENEFITS: GENERALBelow are some of the excellent benefits the County offers. More information about our benefits can be found on the Marin County's Benefits Homepage.Paid Time Off: Competitive vacation accrual; 11 holidays per year; and generous sick leave accruals. Additional types of paid leaves are available for some bargaining units.Health Plan: Choice of four health plans (two Kaiser HMOs, Western Health Advantage HMO, and an Anthem Blue Cross PPO) along with dental through Delta Dental PPO, and vision through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is a County contribution toward the premiums (the contribution amount varies depending on coverage tier elected such as employee only, employee + 1, employee + family). Plus, the County offers excellent Life Insurance, Disability, Flexible Spending Plans, a Dependent Care Assistance Program, professional development and more.Retirement: Defined benefit plan under the County Employees Retirement Act of 1937. More information can be found online at 457 Plan: Choice of pre-tax or post-tax (Roth) employee contribution up to the IRS annual maximum.Retiree Medical: The County provides access to group health plan coverage to eligible retirees. For specific questions regarding the employment process, please contact Human Resources at (415) 473-6104. For additional details about the benefits or retirement, please contact the Benefits Division at (415) 473-2197.IMPORTANT NOTE: Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.01 QUALIFYING EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers and three years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience which included functioning in a lead capacity. Please tell us how you meet the minimum qualifications. Please describe in detail your three years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience that included functioning in a lead capacity. Include duties and responsibilities, the name of your employer(s) where you gained this experience and the dates worked.02 Required Registration: Are you currently registered as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers? Yes No 03 Narrative Questions 3-5: If no experience, please respond N/A in the box provided. Describe your experience with the design of complex infrastructure projects including but not limited to; roadway rehabilitation, slope stabilization, bicycle/pedestrian facilities, traffic control devices, and/or drainage improvements. In your response provide specifics on your role and level of responsibility for the projects. Also include information about your involvement in the different project phases (e.g. planning, design, bidding, construction)04 Describe your experience managing consultants in the design and preparation of contract documents for Civil Engineering projects. Please provide an example of a complex project and include your level of responsibility for the consultants.05 Describe your experience with grant funded projects and with the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM). In your response, please describe your experience in working with the various project components with respect to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Right-of-Way and Caltrans Encroachment Permits.Required Questionby Jobble

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