San Leandro has chosen a replacement for top executive Chris Zapata two weeks after he signed a $350,000 separation agreement with the city.
The City Engineer (Deputy Director) is responsible for planning, directing, supervising and reviewing the activities of the Public Works Engineering Division, which includes Building and Safety, and to provide professional and technical staff assistance that directly supports the Public Works Director. The City Engineer (Deputy Director) will manage division operations and projects and supervise professional and technical engineering and building and safety staff and serve as an important advisor to the Director.
This position will be required to work non-traditional hours including nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays based on special events, council meetings, and commission meetings.
This recruitment will be utilized to establish an eligibility list that may be used to fill other current or future vacancies in this classification throughout the City.
* Salary Ranges will be increased by 3.0% in July, 2018
Theories and principles of Civil engineering; budget preparation methods; design construction; management theories; customer service techniques; safety procedures and practices; communication and public relations practices; Subdivision Map Act and development standards and regulations; plan check review and approval practices for engineering and building plan checking; time management methods; conflict resolution methods; supervisory techniques; leadership techniques; work organization planning methods. Knowledge and experience in managing water system projects is desirable.
Depending upon position assignment, may require handling of complex field investigations to ensure conformance with City, County and State engineering and civil standards; general inspection and enforcement practices; professional standards.
Interpret engineering plans and specifications, organize and prioritize multiple tasks; analyze and solve problems; research and interpret data; interpret laws and regulations; interpret standards and practices; assist with budget preparation; demonstrate effective interpersonal skills; use conflict resolution techniques; give effective oral and public presentations; represent the City at functions; follow oral and written instructions; work with minimal supervision; project, records, and time management; initiate and complete performance evaluations; write reports; comply with required regulations; delegate tasks and manage projects; maintain confidentiality of non-public records; interview and hire employees; demonstrate effective leadership skills; recommend and implement disciplinary action; manage capital improvement projects; plan, direct, organize, and control department activities.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering; college coursework/extension classes; supervisory and managerial training. Registration as a Professional Engineer in civil engineering issued by the State of California is required. Master's Degree is desired.
Eight years of related experience to duties; four years of supervisory experience; seven years in public contracting; two years in budget/policy experience; leadership experience. Experience with Government Boards is desired.
TESTING: Oral Interview: 100%
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