The City of Milwaukie is recruiting for a City Engineer. This position plans, directs and administers all activities related to Engineering. Coordinates with Public Works and other city departments to ensure that the City delivers high quality utility services. Evaluates and defines division programs, policies and budget proposals. Oversees engineering staff and related contractors and is responsible for high-level oversight of city-wide engineering projects.
This position provides input into City policies and procedures and advises the Assistant City Manager and the City Manager on related issues. The City Engineer also exercises budget responsibility for the Engineering Division. This position works under the general supervision of the Assistant City Manager.
Management and supervisory practices and principles.
Fiscal management, including budget preparation, expenditure control and record keeping.
Transporation project design and delivery
Required Education, Training and Experience
(Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential duties of this position. Prior work experience and educational requirements listed are typical ways of obtaining the required qualifications. Other equivalent combinations of education, training and experience will be considered.) A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities is outlined below.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field.
Eight (8) years of progressively responsible engineering experience with a focus on transportation engineering to include at least three (3) years of management/supervisory experience.
Required to be a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Oregon.
Project Management Certification is not required, but preferred.
Must be able to pass the department’s security clearance standards including review of driving record.
Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Oregon Driver’s License.
About City of Milwaukie
Nestled along the banks of the Willamette River and steeped in a rich history, Milwaukie enjoys the comforts of a small town, as well as the benefits of its close location to Portland. The pioneering spirit and determination that inspired Milwaukie’s founders is still felt today from the people that make up this unique city.
Milwaukie strives to stay true to itself and the spirit of the community, even if that’s unconventional at times, while upholding a strong sense of optimism that keeps everyone persistent in their pursuit for shared successes. Woven through the fabric of the community is the value placed on ingenuity. Milwaukie prizes creativity to get things done by finding innovative solutions, and residents embrace originality to find new ideas that better the community.
Together, these strengths have contributed to the recentlycompleted visioning process that received an outpouring of support from the community, and led Milwaukie to receive the 2017 Award for Public Involvement and Participation from the Oregon chapter of the American Planning Association. They can also be found in the city’s robust and thriving business community. With more than 1,500 com...panies, including Blount International, Bob’s Red Mill, Dark Horse Comics and Precision Castparts Corporation, Milwaukie is home to several of Oregon’s largest and most iconic employers.
These same values drive events in Milwaukie each year. The Umbrella Parade and Tree Lighting, Winter Solstice and Christmas Ships Party, Earth Day Clean-Up, Sunday Farmers Market, First Fridays, and neighborhood concerts combine creativity and positivity to help bring the community closer together.
Like the founders before them, the people of Milwaukie know the city is destined for great things, and all are welcome to join with the community as it forges its own path to success.