The City of Ventura is hiring! We have immediate vacancies in key positions within the organization. Come join our team as we align our workforce to better serve our community together – they're counting on us.
We are accepting applications for the position of Principal Civil Engineer. The Principal Civil Engineer is part of the VenturaWaterPure program and will be a vital part of the team to ensure program success. The position will work under general direction of the VenturaWaterPure Program Director and will perform difficult and responsible administrative, technical, and civil engineering work related to the management and supervision of the design and delivery of the VenturaWaterPure project.
The Principal Civil Engineer will provide project management assistance during the design and construction phases for the projects associated with the VenturaWaterPure Program, which will augment the local water supply through the indirect and potentially direct potable reuse. Infrastructure projects would include but are not limited to: An Advanced Water Purification Facility (AWPF) including use of Ozone, Biological Activated Carbon Filtration, Ultrafiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Ultra Violet Disinfection and Advanced Oxidation processes; Pipelines to support effluent flows between the Ventura Water Reclamation Facility (VWRF), AWPF, and groundwater injection facilities; Groundwater injection and extraction facilities; Ocean outfall for disposal of RO concentrate; and, upgrades at the VWRF.
VenturaWaterPure information can be found at https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/885/Ventura-Water and https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/1646/Ventura-Water-Pure.
The Ideal Candidate:
Demonstrates a strong background in project management.
Has performed advanced technical civil engineering work. Experience working with water/wastewater related engineering projects desirable.
Utilizes a team approach to problem solving.
Understands the techniques of managing, scheduling, and monitoring multiple projects simultaneously to ensure timely completion within budget.
Has a proven track record of project management experience that demonstrates ability to identify and resolve project issues.
Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
Salary and Benefits
The City offers a total compensation package that includes both a generous salary plus excellent benefit! Salary: $110,631.25 - $148,248.05 Annually DOQ.
This continuous recruitment is being re-advertised and is open until filled. The first review of application is scheduled for Friday, May 21, 2021.
To be considered for this career opportunity, please complete an online City Job Application and supplemental questionnaire. Go to www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs and Apply! EEO/ADA
A combination of training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field and five years of professional civil engineering experience which includes some project management experience and two years supervisory experience.
License: Possession of a valid California driver license.
Certificates: Registration as a California Civil Engineer is required at time of appointment.
About City of Ventura
The City of Ventura is a coastal community officially named San Buenaventura that was founded in 1782 with the establishment of Mission San Buenaventura. Located along the Pacific Ocean between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, the City was incorporated in 1866.
The City of Ventura is a full-service municipality serving 109,000 residents within the 32 square mile city limits. Nearly 600 staff members focus on delivering key services to our businesses, residents and visitors to ensure Ventura remains a fiscally stable, economically vibrant, safe, clean and desirable community.
Ventura has a diverse mix of more than 12,000 businesses and a robust workforce of more than 53,000. Progressive businesses like Patagonia, The Trade Desk and Petunia Pickle Bottom are headquartered in Ventura.
The City of Ventura makes economic development a priority and is committed to providing local businesses with the resources they need to thrive and expand here. Ventura is the region’s leader in the healthcare and public administration sectors with three medical institutions and the County’s government center headquartered here.
A growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and a dynamic startup commu...nity make Ventura a strategic location to start a business. The City business incubator graduated a number of successful companies, including The Trade Desk, MomentFeed, Connexity, and GiddyUp.
Ventura is an exciting location for a variety of outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, kayaking, paddle-boarding, sailing, surfing, and more.
Ventura has a rich history of people who have lived in the area for at least 10,000 years. Influences of the Chumash as well as Spaniards, Europeans, Chinese and early voyagers remain a significant part of the City's diverse art, architecture and cultural heritage. A boom from 1910 to 1930 resulted in an eclectic architectural mix of red brick storefronts, terra cotta "Beaux-Arts"? buildings, Victorian and Spanish Revival style homes in the city.