City Engineer - Fayetteville, NC

$110,000 - $120,000 yearly
  • GovHR USA
  • Mar 12, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (POP. 210,000) City Engineer– Fayetteville, NC is one of the most family-friendly, patriotic, and diverse communities in America.  They are proud to be home to Fort Bragg, the Army’s headquarters for Airborne and Special Operations forces, Pope Airfield and the Army Forces Command. The City is constantly growing, changing and supporting more than 210,000 residents, making it the sixth largest City in North Carolina.  With a median age of 30.7, Fayetteville is filled with the energy of young adults and families with young children.  Fayetteville is conveniently located in the south-central part of North Carolina, on Interstate 95 and is 140 miles east of Charlotte, 65 miles south of Raleigh and only 49 miles from Pinehurst, the American home of golf.

The City Engineer is an integral part of the City of Fayetteville’s leadership team, requiring well-developed leadership abilities and management skills that are based upon consensus building, visioning and problem solving. The Engineer must have a strong desire to work in a collegial, fast-paced, team-oriented environment. They must be a highly motivated, self-starting, detailed oriented and confident individual with excellent interpersonal skills.  The Engineer will direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the programs and activities of the Engineering Division of the Public Services Department including reviewing and approving plans, specifications and bids, and resolving highly sensitive issues with citizens and other departments.

The City is seeking candidates with excellent communication skills and complex problem-solving abilities with the ability to work effectively in a wide variety of governmental disciplines.  The following factors of education, experience, leadership, management style and personal and professional traits have been identified as necessary and/or desirable for the Engineer to succeed in this position.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

  • The ability to manage the development and implementation of the Engineering Division goals, objectives, policies, and priorities of each service area; establish, within city policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; allocate resources accordingly.
  • A commitment to continuously monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct the implementation of changes.
  • A bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related field from an accredited college or university. A Licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina or the ability to transfer the license to the state within 6 months is required.   At least six years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering or private sector construction project management or the equivalent combination of education and experience, is desired.  A Certified Construction Manager, Certified Flood Plain Manager, Certified Stormwater Manager, or Project Management Certification is preferred.   

The anticipated hiring salary range for the position is $110,000 - $120,000 DOQ with an excellent benefit package.  Interested candidates should apply to www.GovHRjobs.com by April 10, 2020 with resume, cover letter and contact information for at least five (5) professional references to the attention of Sarah McKee, Senior Vice-President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL  60062. Tel: (224) 282-8310. 

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