Civil Service/Full-Time/Non-Bargaining Unit
Urbana Public Works Department
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$89,355.43 - $94,733.90
Join Our Team!
The City of Urbana is pleased to offer an exceptional opportunity to support engineering initiatives for one of downstate Illinois' most innovative and progressive cities. In 2019, the City undertook a transformation reorganization of the Public Works Department that included uniting the Transportation and Drainage/Development sections of the Engineering Division into one functional team with broad range of experience and expertise. Moving forward with that reorganization, we are now looking for exceptional leaders to support the positive trends of collaboration and cooperation.
In addition to City Engineer, we are also currently accepting applications for Assistant City Engineer. This position offer the opportunity to gain valuable management experience in public sector engineering while progressing in your career path. The successful candidate will perform highly responsible engineering work of an administrative and technical nature in assisting in the directing of the activities of the Engineering team. As a civil service employee, you will also enjoy the rights and responsibilities associated with positions with the Urbana classified service system.
Who We’re Looking For
Requirements for consideration include:
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering;
- Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience, including experience planning and directing difficult projects and supervising the work of professional engineering staff;
- Licensure as a Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain Professional Engineer license in the State of Illinois within six months of employment.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of computer aided design and drafting, land surveying and mapping, and Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.).
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The City of Urbana is pleased to offer a generous and wide-ranging employee benefit package. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave; tuition reimbursement, two options for health insurance effective on your start date, and numerous voluntary insurance options.
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient pool is received, but the first review of applications will occur after November 8, 2020. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit applications prior to this date for first consideration. Additional materials may be attached to your electronic application.
Why Work @ Urbana?
Job satisfaction. A generous benefits package. A diverse, inclusive and supportive environment. These are just a few of the many reasons to consider the City of Urbana as the next step in your career. The City of Urbana prides itself on being a progressive, dynamic community and is internationally distinguished as the home of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the state’s flagship public university and one of the pre-eminent research institutions in the world.
This is a Civil Service position and the application questions will serve as the exam for this position. Applications will be evaluated for relevant skills, experience and education. The Urbana Civil Service Commission will establish a passing score and those applicants meeting or exceeding the passing score will be placed on the Civil Service register for this position. Those applicants with the highest scores will be considered first. If you are not one of the top scorers but are on the register, you may be eligible for consideration in the future, as positions become available. The established eligibility list may be used to fill current and future full-time and part-time vacancies during the life of the list. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application.
This Civil Service examination process will establish an open competitive register to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within approximately the next two years; this register may be extended or voided as needed by the Civil Service Commission. Questions may be directed to Elizabeth Borman, Human Resources Manager, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (217) 384-2459. The City of Urbana provides reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities; if you need information, please contact the Human Resources Division at the number or e-mail above.
The City of Urbana Welcomes Diversity!
We foster an environment that values and encourages mutual respect, inclusion of all people, and utilizing differences and similarities as an organizational asset. EOE.