The Community Development Department is recruiting for City Engineer. This position acts as the City Engineer and is responsible for the overall management of professional, pre-professional and technical support staff involved in engineering activities related to capital improvement projects, areas of development, capital project construction and traffic engineering projects.
A typical way to obtain knowledge, skill and ability would be:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS degree in the engineering or architectural field related to the assignment.
Extensive experience in the engineering or architectural field related to the assignment, including supervisory experience of employees.
Administrative experience in municipal government is preferred.
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California within 6 months of hiring.
Registration as a Licensed Traffic Engineer in the State of California is desirable.
For more information on the position and application materials visit www.visalia.city, under Jobs in the City. The recruitment is open until filled with the first review of applications on November 27, 2017.
Visalia is a community in California’s San Joaquin Valley with a population of over 130,000, making it one of the 200 largest cities in the nation. Visalia has enjoyed steady and consistent growth in population. In 1960, the City’s population was 15,791. The City’s general plan projects the City population within the urban boundary will be 165,000 by the year 2020.
Centrally located between... Los Angeles, San Francisco and the Pacific Coast, Visalia serves as the County seat and is the principal trading center for Tulare County. Visalia consistently ranks as one of the most productive agriculture counties in the United States. Visalia is a full service city, employing approximately 600 full-time and 175 hourly employees, and has a total 2017/2018 operating budget of $196.6 million.
The City of Visalia was founded in 1852, incorporated in 1874 and became a charter city in 1923. Visalia, a full service city, operates under a Council-Manager form of government with a five-member City Council. Council members are elected at-large to four-year overlapping terms and the Council selects one of its members to serve as Mayor for a two year term. The Council appoints a City Manager who serves at the pleasure of the Council.