Senior or Associate Civil Engineer

City of Madera

APPLY BY: Friday, 02/11/2022

$72,186.00 - $101,272.00 Per Year

The Associate and Senior Civil Engineer classifications are registered
Civil Engineers and perform complex professional engineering assignments
requiring considerable knowledge of various aspects of civil engineering,
including land development, planning, design standards and regulations,
and construction and maintenance. Considerable independent
judgment and discretion are required in the application of the principles
and practices of planning, design, construction and the administration of a
variety of projects to include but not limited to public works (streets, water,
sewer and storm drain systems), City parks, building projects, and airport projects.

Associate Civil Engineer: 3 years if increasingly responsible Civil Engineering experience, a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, and must be a Registered Civil Engineer with the State of California. Must possess a valid Class C driver’s license. 
Senior Civil Engineer:  4 years of increasingly responsible Civil Engineering experience, including 2 years as a project manager, and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and must be a Registered Civil Engineer with the State of California.   

Only those applicants who meet the qualification standards of this position by the application filing deadline will be allowed to participate in the examination process. Examination scores determine standing on Civil Service eligibility lists. The City Manager, upon recommendation of the department head, will make the final selection and appointment from the established eligibility list.  
The examination process may consist of the following parts: Application Package Review: Qualifying Only; Oral Interview: 100% Weight Value. Candidates must earn a score of 70% or higher to be considered for the eligibility list.   
Applicants who require special examination accommodations due to a disability should contact the Human Resources Department five (5) business days prior to any scheduled examination at (559) 661-5401. Applicants may be eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points (5 points) and should attach a DD214 to their employment application for consideration of this preference. 

Compensation and benefits for the Associate Civil Engineer and Senior Civil Engineer position are defined in the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Mid Management Bargaining Unit, as well as the City’s Personnel Rules. The City’s payroll is on a bi-weekly schedule, with 26 paychecks per year. The bi-weekly steps within the salary range for Associate Civil Engineer and Senior Civil Engineer are shown below.

Associate Civil Engineer OR Senior Civil Engineer
Step A $2,776.38/ $3,051.98
Step B $2,914.95/ $3,204.81
Step C $3,060.64/ $3,364.77
Step D $3,213.98/ $3,533.39
Step E $3,374.45/ $3,709.65
Step F $3,543.07/ $3,895.09

Mid Management employees are eligible for additional scheduled pay, up to 10%, for additional years of service after reaching Step F of the assigned salary range.

The City participates in the CalPERS defined benefit retirement system. Retirement formulas and contributions are as follows. The terms “Classic Member” and “New Member” are as defined by CalPERS.
Classic Members employed with the City prior to 10/20/2012
▪ 2.5% at 55 formula, single highest year final compensation
▪ Employee Contribution paid by the employee pre-tax: 3.375%
Tier I Members employed with the City on or after 10/20/2012
▪ 2% at 60 formula, average three year final compensation
▪ Employee Contribution paid by the employee pre-tax: 3.375%
New Members employed with the City on or after 1/1/2013
▪ 2% at 62 formula, average three year final compensation
▪ Employee Contribution paid by the employee pre-tax: 7%

The City contributes a monthly amount for the employee to use to purchase health, dental and vision coverage. For medical coverage, the City contracts with Anthem Blue Cross or Kaiser. Dental insurance is through Delta and vision coverage is through Superior.

The City of Madera offers an employee assistance program or employees and dependents that provides counseling and other services for dealing with life’s challenges at no cost to the employee.

The City of Madera offers a generous paid leave program, including paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, and administrative leave.

The City provides a $25,000 life and accidental death and dismemberment policy along with $5,000 dependent life.  The employee may purchase additional supplemental life  insurance for him/herself, spouse and/or dependents.  

This city paid benefit provides up to 2/3-income protection. 

English/Spanish for qualifying individuals and positions after passing annual bilingual test. 

The City offers a paid/vested contribution of 4.2% of base pay to one of two 457 plans offered to the employee.  In addition, the employee may also contribute, though not required. 

▪    5% of base pay for a job-related Master’s Degree
▪    7% of base pay for a job-related Doctorate Degree

Up to $2400/fiscal year for college coursework with prior approval from your Department Head. 

Applications may be obtained from the City’s website or by calling the City’s Human Resources Department at (559)661-5401. Applications must be submitted to the City’s Human Department prior to the application deadline. Appointment will be contingent upon an extensive background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

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