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Organization:  City of Covington, WA
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Washington (WA)
City:  Covington
Salary and Benefits:  $91,576-$109,345 annually


Full Salary Range: $91,576 - $109,347 annually
Starting Salary Range: $91,576 - $100,068 annually, DOQ

The City of Covington is seeking an experienced city engineer to analyze, propose, plan and implement a variety of projects and programs involving areas such as development and capital projects relating to transportation and stormwater.

Representative responsibilities include proposing projects, priorities and budget; monitoring the operating budget and specialized funds; and the research, preparation and presentation of justifications for major expenditures. As directed, the city engineer will also act as a representative of the engineering division of the Public Works Department before the city council, various committees, public meetings, and on inter-jurisdictional bodies. The city engineer will also provide development review services, as needed. Work is performed in an office setting, and meetings will occasionally be scheduled outside of normal business hours without additional compensation.

Minimum criteria includes 5 years professional-level experience in civil engineering and registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering in the State of Washington; or, an equivalent combination of education, experience and registration that demonstrates the ability to successfully carry out the responsibilities of the position. Preferred criteria includes a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering; at least 2 years experience in a local government, public sector position requiring engineering management of numerous programs and projects; and at least 2 years supervision of other professional engineers.

The city offers work schedule flexibility, an excellent health insurance program that includes dental and vision plans, a 401(a) pension (PERS Replacement and Social Security Replacement) plan, a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) VEBA Plan, plus voluntary 457 and Flexible Spending plans.

Complete job description/employment application/supplemental questionnaire are available at www.covingtonwa.gov, by visiting City Hall Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., or by calling (253) 480-2410. Resumes must be accompanied by a completed application supplemental questionnaire or they will not be considered. A cover letter is preferred.


Apply to:
Personnel Manager
City of Covington
16720 SE 271st Street, Ste. 100
Covington, WA 98042

For additional information, contact the Personnel Manager at (253) 480-2410.



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