Do you want to advance your career in Public Works?
Do you like working with people in a team environment that is fun and challenging?
Do you love problem-solving, and assisting customers and fellow employees by email, in person, and on the phone?
Are you looking for a career where every day is different but the organization is stable?
Does the idea of managing projects from creating a budget, designing, and constructing the project sound exciting?
Do you have project management and/or water/wastewater experience? Can you utilize software to upgrade and improve existing procedures?
Then we want to talk to you!
The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major course work in Civil or Mechanical Engineering. Applicant must have immediate plans to take the California Fundamental Engineering exam, or possess an Engineer-In-Training certificate. Experience in Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) including streets, sewer and water facilities is highly desired. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; proficient in the latest version of AutoCAD; will be detailed-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks; have the ability to supervise support staff; will successfully perform work requiring analytical ability and able to synthesize and summarize information, will use intuitive and independent judgement; will be a team player who likes working with a variety of City staff and the public; enjoys working in the engineering field; and communicates well with the public.
The City of Simi Valley, home of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, was incorporated in 1969. A General Law City with a Council/Manager form of government, Simi Valley encompasses an area of 39 square miles and is located in the southeast portion of Ventura County. The current estimated population is 126,788, yet Simi Valley maintains a unique balance of open space and City amenities. Residents of Simi Valley enjoy a wide range of recreational facilities including miles of bike trails, pools, tennis courts, a local ice skating rink, three golf courses, movie theaters, two bowling alleys and one of the largest equestrian trail system in the United States. 35 well-kept parks provide picnic facilities, children’s playgrounds and even a duck pond and dog park. Boating and other water sporting activities are only 60 to 90 minutes away in Ventura and Santa Barbara and the City of Los Angeles is less than an hour away.
Excellent community facilities provide service to Simi Valley residents. The City has one full-service hospital, 47 religious institutions, one library, one Cultural Arts Center, three newspapers, one radio station, 24 financial institutions, 20 elementary schools..., three middle schools, two comprehensive high schools, one performing arts/technology magnet high school, one alternative high school and an adult education school. Four community colleges and four universities are also within commuting distance. The operational functions of the City are divided among four departments: Administrative Services, Environmental Services, Public Works, and the Police Department. These departments provide the City with a wide range of municipal services, including internal organization support, police protection, community planning, building and safety, street maintenance, water distribution, wastewater treatment services, code enforcement, parkway and landscape maintenance, street lighting, and public transportation. Various youth, senior, and other community service programs are also provided by the City. Fire protection service is provided by a separate countywide fire protection district and parts and recreation
services are provided by an independent special district. For more information on The City of Simi Valley, please