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Located on Washington's eastern border in the heart of the Inland Northwest, the City of Spokane Valley averages over 260 days of sunshine each year and prides itself on safe neighborhoods and quality schools, along with strong business and retail centers. Friendly people, beautiful natural surroundings and great weather are part of what makes Spokane Valley a great place to live. Spokane Valley and the surrounding area have an abundance of recreational activities, including four ski resorts, more than 75 lakes, and 40 golf courses all within an hour’s drive, along with many hiking and biking trails. With a 2017 population of 94,890, Spokane Valley is the ninth largest city in the state.
The City of Spokane Valley recently combined the Public Works and Community & Economic Development departments into a new department titled Community and Public Works. Included in this department is the Engineering Division which operates under the supervision of the Deputy City Manager. The Engineering Division has four work groups: CIP/Development Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Utilities, and Street Maintenance. Utilities include storm water, floodplain management, solid waste coordination, and domestic water and sewer service coordination. Reporting to the Deputy City Manager, the City Engineer performs complex managerial, administrative, and supervisory work in planning, organizing, directing and supervising the engineering functions of the city. The City Engineer also performs complex professional engineering work for environmental, transportation, utility, and development projects and programs.
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a closely related field. A master's degree in civil engineering is preferred. Five to seven years of professional civil engineering experience, including at least four years in public works or development engineering supervising subordinate staff. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Washington or reciprocal certification. Candidates may possess any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates their ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
The City of Spokane Valley is an equal opportunity employer. First review: July 30, 2017 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.