Merced is a dynamic community of about 87,000, with friendly small town living in a mid-size city. The community offers abundant shopping, pleasant neighborhoods and tree-lined streets. Even with recent increases in prices, Merced’s housing remains affordable compared to many other California locations. Merced has historically been the “Gateway to Yosemite,” and residents also enjoy short drives to skiing, beaches, fishing, and other outdoor attractions.
The City Engineer is responsible for overseeing all private and public projects within the City of Merced and directs all the operations of the Office of the City Engineer, which is part of the Public Works Department. The City Engineer serves as the primary engineering advisor to the City and reports to the City Manager through the Director of Public Works. The primary responsibilities of this role will be planning and executing the City’s numerous Capital Improvement Projects as well as assisting in the planning and execution of the many large scale development projects taking place in the community.
The ideal candidate for this role must have a professional background that includes considerable experience in the direction of varied capital improvement projects and programs as well as graduation from an accredited college or university with specialization in civil engineering, public administration or a related field with eight years of experience in a managerial or supervisory capacity. Possession of current registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in California is required. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by May 22, 2019.
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