Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with the first review date of May 30, 2019. This recruitment may close at any time without advance notice. You are encouraged to apply immediately. You will not be able to submit an application for this position once the recruitment closes.
The City offers an excellent benefit package and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement Systems (CalPERS). Retirement formula is based on appointment date and membership status with CalPERS and the employee is required to contribute 13% of pay toward retirement costs.
The ideal candidate will have a firm understanding of advanced principles and practices of Civil Engineering, including: the design and construction of bridges, buildings and marine related structures. A strong background in project development and delivery, budget and expense management, and management of broad based capital improvement projects is desired. The new Assistant City Engineer will have strong supervisory and leadership skills, thrive in a team environment and have exceptional customer service skills.
Currently there is one (1) vacancy. Candidates are required to submit a resume that briefly addresses their experience, their Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer in the State of California, and a complete online application in order for the application package to be considered complete. Candidates deemed most qualified as reflected in their application package will be invited to an Oral Interview tentatively scheduled on July 2, 2019. The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
DEFINITION:To serve as section manager of assigned section within the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department; to supervise professional and technical engineering staff; to perform advanced level professional engineering work in area of assignment; and to provide responsible professional level staff assistance to the Deputy Public works Director/City Engineer and Public Works Director.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Receives general direction from the Deputy Public Works Director/City Engineer. Exercises supervision over professional and technical engineering and inspection staff.
A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Six years of increasingly responsible professional civil or structural engineering experience including two years supervisory and project management experience.
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering.
License or Certificate:
Possession of Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer in the State of California.
Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.
About City of Newport Beach
The City of Newport Beach is one of Southern California’s most picturesque and popular beach communities. Located in the center of coastal OrangeCounty – with Los Angeles to the north and San Diego to the south – Newport Beach offers one of the finest climates in the Nation. The City is also known for its fine residential
neighborhoods, strong business community, quality school system, vast recreational opportunities, beautiful beaches, excellent dining, and world class shopping districts.
The City has a permanent population of over 86,000 residents. During the summer months, the City population can grow to more than 200,000 with daily visitors. In the heart of the City is Newport Bay, where more than 4,500 boats are docked within the harbor. The Bay and City’s eight miles of ocean beaches offer outstanding fishing, swimming, surfing, and aquatic sports activities. Area schools, including the University of California, Irvine (just outside the City’s border), are among the best in California. Eight other colleges are within a 30-mile radius. Community attractions include the historic Balboa Pavilion, Fashion Island/Newport Center, the Resort at Pelican Hill, Crystal Cove State Park, two ocean piers, white sandy beaches, extensive bikeways plus many fine dining establishments.