The City of Grandview is accepting letters of application and resumes for the position of Assistant City Engineer. The successful applicant will join a small team of experienced civil engineers in the work of recreating Grandview and bringing innovative solutions in civil engineering and public works to Grandview’s citizens and businesses.
Grandview is a first tier suburb located in the southern part of the Kansas City Metropolitan area. It covers an area of about 15 square miles and has a population of about 25,000. The recent location of a non-denominational religious university in the City and designation of I-49 have created a great potential for new growth and redevelopment. The next decades will provide many interesting challenges for a hands-on engineer to help the City grow and prosper.
The successful candidate for this position will be characterized as having: an interest in professional society activities; holds or is working toward appropriate technical certifications; the desire to carry out the improvement plan set for the City; good written and verbal communications skills; an interest in a broad range of engineering and non-engineering work; comfort in dealing with citizens and elected officials in a courteous, responsible, and informative manner.
Professional engineers interested in applying for this position should be comfortable dealing with a large number of projects that vary across the entire spectrum of civil engineering and public works. They should be comfortable using computers and be familiar with modern computer programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: for this position include: Bachelors degree in civil engineering from an accredited university; Registered Professional Engineer with ability to obtain Missouri registration within six months; Local government experience with experience in a similar size city preferred.
Desirable qualifications for this position include: masters degree in civil engineering or public administration; experience in a Council-Manager form of government; proven ability to actively manage skilled technicians, contract consultants, and construction contractors; familiarity with AutoCad and ArcGIS, proven ability to communicate in a professional manner in written and verbal form; and comfort in thinking and working “outside the box.”
SALARY RANGE: This is a grade 16 position with a current annual salary range of $60,850 - $85,175 and a mid-point $73,013. Beginning salary will be based upon experience. Salary also includes an excellent benefit package.
HOW TO APPLY: Submit application letter and resume to one of the following:
• Email firstname.lastname@example.org
• Fax (816) 763-3902
• Apply in person: Grandview City Hall, 1200 Main Street, Grandview, MO 64030
CLOSING DATE: Applications will be received until 5:00 pm (CST), April 30, 2013
The City of Grandview is an Equal Opportunity Employer.