The City of Cedar Falls is seeking a City Engineer to manage and oversee the programs and activities of the Engineering Division within the Community Development Department. Duties include reviewing and approving plans, specifications and bids, coordinating infrastructure construction, public presentations and outreach on projects, directing inspection activities, and resolving highly sensitive issues with citizens, City officials, and other departments. Position coordinates and manages assigned activities with other departments, divisions and outside agencies/organizations, boards/commissions, and the general public; provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to and receives general direction from the Director of Community Development, and exercises direct supervision over professional and technical staff.
Ideal candidates will have the following successful management experiences to fulfill essential duties: written and oral public communications; goal setting and strategic planning, budgeting and financial planning; project management; staffing, training, supervision and related responsibilities; work plan review and monitoring; positive service delivery; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to provide sound solutions to sensitive and controversial issues and regulatory problems related to engineering and construction. Position also includes: interpreting and advising City Council and Board members on applicable laws, codes, regulations and procedures and policies; attending, presenting to, and participating in City Council and board/commission meetings; researching, analyzing, and preparing written reports and presenting on comprehensive and long-range engineering matters.
Salary range is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Post-offer pre-employment physical and drug screen may be required. For consideration, submit a completed application (from Cedar Falls City Hall or www.cedarfalls.com/jobs ), resume, cover letter w/salary requirements, and State of Iowa engineering credentials to: City of Cedar Falls, Dep’t. of Finance & Business Operations, Attn: City Engineer, 220 Clay St., Cedar Falls, IA 50613. Preferred deadline for application materials is May 12, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. but position will remain open until filled.