APPLICATION DEADLINE: Apply by Monday, March 29, 2021 for first consideration
The position is fixed-term for up to three years. Continued appointment in this position is contingent upon funding and job performance. This is an “at will” position.
The City of San Rafael Public Works Department seeks a full time Junior Engineer to assist in the development and management of public works construction projects or programs through every phase, including mapping, drafting, reporting and field inspection. We are seeking a candidate who is up to the challenge of working in a dynamic department.
The position would assist the Land Development and Encroachment permitting divisions, which process more than 800 permits annually. The Junior Engineer works with other department staff to review permits for land development standards, proper traffic control and vehicular/pedestrian safety, and coordinates private construction citywide. Working closely with the supervising Associate Civil Engineer and the Community Development Department, the position will also assist in the review of planning and building permits for private construction and development work in the right-of-way.
This position performs the following essential job duties: (Including but not limited to the following)
Assists in the preparation of plans, specifications and estimates pertaining to construction projects including but not limited to streets, sidewalks, driveways, drainage infrastructure, traffic signals, parking lots and other facilities in the right of way
Researches and make recommendations on civil engineering issues/problems
Reviews for City code compliance related to property improvements
Regularly communicates with public about development projects
Assists with plans and specifications and cost estimates for a variety of public works projects
Participation in engineering inspection and survey activities
Provides excellent customer service
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
City of San Rafael application is required. A City of San Rafael application is required. Resumes do not substitute for the City application. Candidates should detail related education and experience on the application since this information will be used to determine who will be invited to participate in the next phase of the examination process. The examination process may include the following: application appraisal and oral board interview examination. The passing point for the oral board examination final score will be 70%. Prior to appointment, candidate must pass a pre-placement physical examination, drug screen, a background check, and fingerprinting. To file an application, go online to www.calopps.org. Select “Member Agencies”. Select “San Rafael”. Follow this link to submit an application for this position: https://www.calopps.org/san-rafael/job-20095938
Reasonable Accommodation: The City of San Rafael will make reasonable accommodations in the interview process to accommodate disabled applicants. If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact us at (415) 485-3474 before the test date.
About City of San Rafael
San Rafael is the economic and cultural heart of Marin County, and its high quality of life is centered on its commercial districts, strong neighborhoods and community resources such as active lifestyle and natural environment. The City of San Rafael is a full-service City with over 400 employees and an annual budget of $110 million. The vision of the City is to be a vibrant economic and cultural center reflective of its diversity. The City has a reputation as one of the healthiest Cities in California and it a great place to live, work and play.
San Rafael is a 21st century government and our team is defined by a strong sense of purpose and mission. We work together within our departments, across the organization, and with the community to address the challenges of today and tomorrow. We are looking for people to join our team that share our values around reimagining the status quo and finding creative ways to say yes to community wants and needs.