|Salary||$45.78 - $57.17/hour; $7,935.20 - $9,909.47/month; $95,222.40 - $118,913.60/year|
|Date Opened||2/1/2021 5:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||Open Until Filled|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Auburn (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Laura Carucci|
Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com.
This recruitment will be open until filled. Applications are being screened on a routine basis and forwarded to the hiring authority for their review. Applications will be screened on a bi-weekly basis.
There are currently several vacancies within the Department of Public Works. For more information see below:
The Department of Public Works Transportation Division is hiring an Associate Civil Engineer located in Auburn, CA. The candidate would be responsible for review of traffic and transportation aspects associated with development and implementation of the Placer General Plan and Community Plan Transportation polices, CEQA compliance and Vehicle Miles Travelled (VMT) concepts, coordination with partner agencies on cross jurisdictional transportation strategies, and engagement with community members on a number of transportation related topics. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong knowledge in both traffic engineering concepts such as roadway geometric design, traffic control devices, and safety as well as long range planning and travel projections. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a strong willingness and affinity to maintaining working relationship with coworkers, regulators, contractors, consultants and the public.
The Department of Public Works Environmental Engineering Division is hiring an Associate Civil Engineer located in Auburn, CA. The Associate Engineer’s main role is to perform routine engineering tasks under the supervision of a Senior Engineer. The candidate would be responsible for managing capital improvements projects to the County’s sewer lift stations, sewer collection system infrastructure, solid waste transfer stations/material recovery facilities, and closed landfill sites. The candidate would be responsible for managing consultant and construction contracts, conceptualizing, budgeting, designing, planning, and permitting capital improvements projects and ensure they all meet regulatory compliance, as well as County codes and standards. The ideal candidate will have experience with facilitating competitive bids for design and construction projects. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a strong willingness and affinity to maintaining working relationship with coworkers, regulators, contractors, consultants and the public.
The Department of Public Works Stormwater/Floodplain Division has a current vacancy for a full-time Civil Engineer – Associate in the Stormwater/Floodplain Management Division locate in Auburn, CA. The candidate would be responsible for reviewing development proposals with respect to floodplain and stormwater quality requirements, implementing State NPDES permit requirements for the County (three permit areas of Tahoe, Truckee, and Western Placer), and maintaining FEMA Community Rating System, Placer County Community Rating of 5.
Please note that the eligible list established from this recruitment will be utilized to fill current and future vacancies as they occur within the County.
This position requires applicant's to be in current possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer issued by the State of California.
Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.
For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website.
To plan, organize, direct and supervise assigned professional engineering activities; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.
The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department.
Receives general direction from management personnel.
Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional, technical, and clerical personnel.
It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.
Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Two years of responsible professional engineering experience performing duties similar to an Assistant Engineer with Placer County.
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
Please note: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency.
License or Certificate
NOTE: Those applicants who can provide documentation that they are scheduled to take or have already taken the April PE Civil Exam and both state specific exams CA Seismic Principles and CA Engineering Surveying will be allowed to submit applications and will be considered as meeting the minimum license requirement; however, certification to the department will be contingent upon documentation of a passing score on this exam.
Training & Experience Rating (100%)
Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn.
The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
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