City Engineer

City of Unalaska, AK


Open Date: 5/1/19
Close Date:5/20/19
Salary: [Non-Union Position Min – Mid Range] $69,244.68 – $86,222.86 / Year

The City of Unalaska Department of Public Works is accepting applications for the position of City Engineer located in the number one commercial fishing port in the United States, the International Port of Dutch Harbor. Unalaska, Alaska is a coastal community located in the Eastern Aleutian Islands with a multi-cultural population of approximately 4,000 full-time residents with seasonal influxes from multiple commercial fishery operations.

The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position, under supervision from the Director of Public Works, oversees engineering design, provides technical engineering support, and is responsible for capital improvement project administration. Duties also include resolving public technical questions and developing engineering solutions for road, building, and utility maintenance projects.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Comprehensive knowledge of standard civil engineering principles including: design, surveying, analysis, construction inspection, project engineering and management, and contract administration. Have knowledge of permitting and environmental regulations for construction projects. Ability to prepare and present complex technical reports, designs, and presentations to non-technical audiences, establish and maintain productive working relationships with various people and organizations, excellent written and oral communication and ability to follow complex written and oral instructions, work under pressure, maintain professionalism, ability to multi-task work load, and meet multiple deadlines.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering with three years of work experience as a professional engineer in construction management required; preferably in a government setting. Have one year of supervisory experience, preferably in a government setting. Combination of education and experience that could provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed will be evaluated on an individual basis.

LICENCES & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 21 years of age. Alaska Registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering or ability to obtain. Must have, or be able to obtain, an Alaska Driver’s License within 90 days of hire. Ability to pass all required pre-employment testing i.e. Criminal background and History, drug testing. Must be eligible to work in the US; requirements by Federal Law if hired must complete employment eligibility verification form (I-9) Must remain current on the principals and practices of the engineering profession.

BENEFITS: Reimbursable Moving expense up to $4,000. Travel allowance $1,500 on your anniversary of hire date. Tuition Reimbursement up to 100% (refer to Title III for details). Medical premium 100% employer paid (employee & dependents). Paid Time Off starting at 8 hours per pay period. Eligible for Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) retirement.

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TO APPLY: Submit a City of Unalaska Application. All necessary forms are available at City Hall, Administration Dept. 907-581-1252, or by downloading at Return completed forms to City of Unalaska Attn: Administration P.O Box 610, Unalaska, AK 99685, email or fax 907-581-4469

Type of Job
Full Time

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