County of Santa Cruz, Department of Public Works
(831) 454-2600

LAST DATE TO APPLY: Friday, February 2, 2018


Salary: $6,554 - 7,666 / Month


THE JOB: Under general supervision, perform professional field and office engineering work that includes design and construction of roads, bridges, sanitation, sewage, drainage, water, and other public works facilities; review less complex engineering plans and specifications and land development projects prepared by professional consultants; and do other work as required. The current vacancies are in various divisions of the Department of Public Works, including Road Design and Sanitation, and will focus on winter of 2016-2017 storm-related damage. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies during the life of the eligible list.


THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be to have one year of experience performing the duties comparable to a Junior Civil Engineer in Santa Cruz County OR graduation from college with a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited curriculum in civil engineering.


Special Requirements:

*Possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License (upon appointment).

*Completion of the Engineer-In-Training portion of the examination for Registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California.


HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at or mail/bring an application and supplemental questionnaire to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received: 1) In the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) Submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.


Resumes are NOT accepted in lieu of an application


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