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Job Ref:  Job Bulletin# 13-1549-01
Organization:  County of Santa Barbara
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  California (CA)
City:  Santa Barbara
Post Code:  93101
Salary and Benefits:  $6615 - $8075 per month; plus benefits

In order to be considered for this position, please apply online to complete application and supplemental questionnaire. We are accepting applications continuously until position has been filled.  First group of applicants that qualify will be considered first for the position.  Please read job bulletin for additional information.

Ideal Candidate:

Excellent skilled engineer and team player with experience in the solid waste management industry;Proven track record of project and construction management;Handle contracts and interface successfully with contractors and consultants;Analyze technical and scientific data;Prepare regulatory compliance reports;Prepare cost estimates and budgets; Supervise technical professional and/or sub-professional technical personnel;Experience with AutoCAD.

About the Public Works Department: The Santa Barbara County Public Works Department consists of five divisions: Transportation, Resource Recovery and Waste Management, Flood Control & Water Resources, the County Surveyors Office, and Administration. The County’s Public Works Department employees are committed to efficiently providing, operating and maintaining public works infrastructure, facilities and services to make everyday life as safe and convenient as possible for the public we serve. To learn more about us, visit www.countyofsb.org/pwd/.

The Resource Recovery and Waste Management Division, Permitting and Engineering Section:

The mission of the Resource Recovery and Waste Management Division is to protect the public health and environment of our community by efficiently managing waste products and utilities with a focus on resource conservation. The division is comprised of a team of interdisciplinary problem-solvers who combine their scientific and engineering expertise and their imagination to find cost effective, environmentally sound and forward-looking solutions to solid waste management issues. Whether the task at hand is to design landfill liners, assess slope stability or develop landfill safety features, to seek new approaches to erosion control and sediment management, or to find more effective approaches to drainage and grading design; the Resource Recovery and Waste Management Division staff is focused on developing whole-system environmentally creative solutions that will best service the community now and in the future.


Graduation from college in civil engineering; and possession of a Professional Civil Engineer registration in the State of California; AND

Three years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience; or,One year of experience performing duties equivalent to the class of Civil Engineering Associate III with Santa Barbara County; or,A combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Additional Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver’s License at the time of appointment.

Knowledge of: the principles and practices of civil engineering and the ability to apply them to the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of roads, flood control, solid waste management and other public works facilities; the materials, methods, and equipment used in the construction of public works.

Ability to: analyze facts and to exercise independent judgment; coordinate, train, and supervise the work of subordinates; prepare correspondence and reports; establish and maintain effective work relations with colleagues, representatives of other public and private organizations, and with the public.

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