Urbana Public Works Department
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Anticipated salary range is $106,733.67 - $124,776.18, with opportunities for growth.
The City of Urbana (pop. 43,200) is pleased to offer two exceptional opportunities 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 Assistant City Engineer, we are also currently accepting applications for City Engineer. This position offer the opportunity to provide effective direction, control, and management over key engineering functions, such as infrastructure engineering, construction management, and development review. The successful candidate will also be responsible for activities such as performing a full range of project management activities for multiple construction projects; serving as City Traffic Engineer; and providing effective leadership of the division by creating and promoting a positive, inclusive work environment. As an executive level position within the City, this position is subject to an annual appointment recommendation by the Mayor and confirmation by the City Council.
Who We’re Looking For
Requirements for consideration include:
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering;
- Eight (8) 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;
- Preferred attributes: master’s degree in a civil engineering or a closely related field and/or municipal civil engineering experience.
For more details, please refer to the job description.
Why Consider A Career At The City Of 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 preeminent research institutions in the world.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient pool is received, but we will begin reviewing applications after Nov. 15, 2020. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit applications prior to this date for first consideration.
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.