As one of the newest cities in Riverside County, the City of Eastvale has an amazing opportunity to Exceed Eastvale’s Expectations Every Day. Through our collaborative and innovative approach to local government, we are able to create a community we are proud to serve. Our team is dynamic, caring, diverse, and continually looking for ways to improve our community.
The City Engineer is a newly created in-house management level position that will serve as a key member of the City of Eastvale’s Community Development Department and Management Team. The ideal candidate is a highly experienced, and adaptable leader with a growth-mindset and proven record of achievement. The City Engineer has a unique, once in a lifetime opportunity to work with sophisticated development, to design a downtown destination, and to develop large scale projects. The position will focus on bringing uniqueness to the City that will create places for people to prosper and connect. Further, the selected candidate will serve in elevating the quality of development in the City with a “can do” attitude and “get it done” approach to work in a fast-paced environment working closely with a talented, energetic, and highly engaged team of City staff.
This position might be perfect for you:
If you want to make a valuable contribution to the community
If you are passionate about serving others
If you want to help define our vision for the future and our ability to thrive, together
If you want to help build Eastvale’s tomorrow, today
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING HERE:
You’ll be responsible for:
Leading our increased strategic initiatives, development and large-scale projects which include; Hamner Place, the Station, the Merge, the Homestead, Eastvale Entertainment District, among many other projects for our development community, businesses, and residents
Supporting long-range efforts of anticipated or potential future projects that would service the community such as the Eastvale 2040 General Plan, a Civic Center; which includes a City Hall and Public Library, a law enforcement substation, and/or developing the Leal property to become our downtown destination
Designing a downtown area/entertainment district from raw dairy land, and a unique brand destination location for years to come
Development of the $22 Million Limonite Bridge Extension and pavement management program.
Development of the Altfillisch property (southwest corner of Citrus Street & Scholar Way).
Design and implementation of an $8 million Active Transportation Grant Trail System to enhance walkability and connect our schools, parks, neighborhood, and retail.
Connect and synchronize our traffic signals.
Smart City Technology and use of streetlights for community benefitting services and wireless data service.
Oversee and enhance our Pavement Management Program
Street beautification projects.
ARE YOU QUALIFIED?
Education and/or Experience:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or a related field.
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering and public works construction, contract administration, and maintenance activities.
A minimum of three years of supervision of professional and support staff
Possession of a valid license of registration as a Civil Engineer and as a Traffic Engineer (T.E.) issued by the California State Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors and Geologist is required.
Active membership and/or participation in professional organiza-tion such as American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), American Public Works Associ-ation (APWA), Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) and/or related groups is highly desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Modern principles, procedures, practices and standards of municipal civil engineering; land development, surveying methods and techniques; municipal engineering laws, ordinances, codes, specifications and plans; engineering project inspection methods; water and wastewater systems/plants; modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding engineering; principles and practices of contract administration; traffic engineering fundamentals and use of standard equipment used in the engineering profession; basic principles of mathematics; control surveys for horizontal and vertical datums necessary for use by private engineers; applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, and regulations; principles and practices of management, organization, budget practices, administrative procedures and fiscal management; methods and techniques of supervision, training and motivation; methods and techniques of scheduling work assignments; standard office procedures; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; proper English, spelling and grammar; methods and techniques for report preparation and writing; occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Manage, oversee, review, and perform complex engineering computations; check, design and supervise the preparation of engineering plans and studies; plan, organize, direct and evaluate the effectiveness of assigned program activities; exercise supervisory control over complex professional and technical tasks; perform the full range of professional civil engineering tasks; prepare and administer a budget; safely and effectively operate engineering tools and equipment; interpret, explain and apply applicable laws, codes and regulations pertaining to municipal public works design and construction; analyze and evaluate design drawings and specifications; prepare and manage project budgets; negotiate with citizens, property owners, contractors and other agencies; oversee the maintenance of detailed project management records and documentation; make adjustments to standard operating procedures to improve effectiveness and comply with regulatory changes as appropriate; read, interpret and record data accurately; organize, prioritize and follow-up on work assignments; work independently and as part of a team; make sound decisions within established guidelines; analyze complex issues, develop, and implement an appropriate response; follow written and oral directions; promote and observe safety principles and work in a safe manner; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with City personnel and the public; operate an office computer and a variety of word processing and software applications; safely and effectively operate surveying instruments. Skillfully and safely operate a motor vehicle when required in the course of performing work duties.
Possession of a valid Class “C” California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
For more information about this position, please visit the job description here or review the position brochure here.
WHERE DO YOU GO FROM HERE?
The closing date for this recruitment is July 9, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. To be considered for this opportunity, please provide an application, cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references here.
Stage 1 –The first stage in the selection process will consist of a review of each applicant’s employment application, resume, and cover letter. Applications that are incomplete and/or that do not meet the minimum combination of education and experience will not be given further consideration.
Stage 2 – The second stage in the selection process will consist of review by subject matter experts who will evaluate and rate the candidates’ applications and resumes in order to determine those that most closely demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the qualifications section of this announcement. Successful candidates who most closely meet the defined criteria will be invited to participate in the next stage.
Stage 3 – The third stage will consist of interviews with a panel of subject matter experts, where candidates will be evaluated and rated on responses to pre-defined questions. Candidates may also participate in a skills-based performance test. Candidates must achieve a passing score to be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration.
First round of interviews are tentatively scheduled the week of August 3, 2020.
Stage 4 – The fourth stage will consist of an interview with the Community Development Director and/or City Manager. Finalists will then move into background and reference checking.
Second round of interviews are tentatively scheduled the week of August 10, 2020.
The City of Eastvale reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.
The ideal start date for this position is on August 31, 2020 (negotiable).
Successful candidates shall be required to submit to:
Background/Reference Check/Physical Exam: City employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a reference check, criminal background investigation, including fingerprinting, and a post-offer (City paid) physical examination (including drug/alcohol testing).
Participation in E-Verify: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In accordance, the City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information regarding E-Verify, the Federal Government's online employment eligibility verification system, please visit www.uscis.gov.
Equal Opportunity Employer:The City of Eastvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non- job-related factor.
Reasonable Accommodation: In compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations, the City of Eastvale is committed to making reasonable accommodations in the examination process and in the work environment. Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process must make a request no later than the final filing date for receipt of applications. Such requests should be addressed to the Talent Attraction & Development Department at the City of Eastvale, 12363 Limonite Ave. Suite 910, Eastvale, CA 91752, or call (951) 703-4434.
Please note that the provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Talent Attraction & Development at (951) 703-4434. Applicants may visit the City's official website at www.eastvaleca.gov for more information.
About City of Eastvale
Eastvale, one of California’s newest cities, incorporated as a General Law City on October 1, 2010. Roughly ten years prior, Eastvale was a part of the world-famous Chino dairy area, home to thousands of dairy cattle and only a handful of residents. Today, Eastvale has an ever-growing population of 73,700 residents. Roughly 90% of the City’s 13.1 square miles is developed and served by a variety of local and regional shopping centers. Eastvale residents are proud of their community, the incorporation as a city as well as the chance to chart their own future.
Eastvale is a young and dynamic community in Western Riverside County filled with economic opportunity and strong values. The City Council values and encourages public participation in the governing process. Eastvale remains one of the bright spots in the local economy. Several housing tracks and commercial projects are under construction, and the pace of housing growth in Eastvale exceeds that of cities several times its size. The median household income is reported at $116,000 by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The City organizational structure includes four City departments: the City Manager’s Department, the City Clerk-Commun...ication Department, the Community Development Department and the Finance Department. The functions of the Community Enhancement & Safety Division and the newly created Planning Division, Engineering Division, and Building & Safety Division report directly to the Community Development Department. The function of the Talent Attraction and Development Division report directly to the City Manager’s Office. The Communications Division report directly to the City Clerk-Communications Department. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department provides Police services, and CALFIRE provides Fire services. Additionally, water, sewer, parks, and recreation functions are performed by Jurupa Community Services District (JCSD).