The City of Oxnard has an excellent opportunity for an
experienced Civil Engineer with strong technical and customer
service skills to be part of the team. The ideal candidate will
have public sector experience, be well-versed in modern principles
and practices of engineering, and possess solid communication
Under general supervision, performs various professional level
civil engineering work related to the planning, design, review and
construction of land development improvement plans; identifies City
requirements and establishes conditions of approval for land
development; demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable
policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned
duties; confers with developers, contractors, consultants, and
representatives of other agencies regarding facilities and
infrastructure development; assists in the training of lower level
engineering positions; and performs related duties as required.
The Civil Engineer is the class responsible for assuring that
private and public development meets with applicable Federal,
State, and City requirements and codes. This position is
distinguished from the next higher level class of Senior Civil
Engineer by the latter position's full management and supervisory
Direction is provided by the Senior Civil Engineer or Supervising
Civil Engineer. Incumbents in this class exercise technical and
functional supervision over lower level engineering technical and
WORK SCHEDULE The normal work week is Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am -
6:00 pm and alternate Fridays 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. This position may
be required to be available to work additional hours as needed to
respond to workload needs. This position is governed by the
overtime provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and is
eligible for overtime pay. Essential Functions
Include but are not limited to the following:
- Provides engineering analysis and comments on all phases of
civil engineering land development plans, reports, and
calculations; coordinates with developers and engineers to assure
proposed improvements conform with applicable standards, policies
and specifications; reviews engineering cost estimates; calculates
and collects fees associated with development permits.
- Investigates field issues regarding land development
construction and provides general direction to City inspectors and
technicians on land development projects.
- Acts as a primary point of contact for residents, property
owners, contractors, and private engineers regarding grading, land
development and infrastructure improvements.
- Responds to questions and concerns from the general public;
provides information and resolves complaints; provides information
to the public at the front counter, via telephone, and by other
means of communication regarding grading and encroachment permits
as well as information about city utilities, improvement plan
reviews, and city standards.
- Performs historical document research and review; provides
engineering analysis of potential alternatives for land development
- Communicates and coordinates with various City divisions
(Water, Wastewater, Streets, CIP Engineering, etc.) to ensure that
proposed construction conforms to the needs and applicable
requirements of those departments.
- Demonstrates a full understanding of applicable policies,
procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties.
Minimum Qualifications The following are minimum qualifications
necessary for entry into the classification:
Education and/or Experience :
A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is;
- Possess the equivalent of three (3) years of directly related
experience in civil engineering work, and;
- A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid class C California
- Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Civil
Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for
Civil and Professional Engineers.
General Information The selected candidate must pass a thorough
UNION MEMBERSHIP: Positions in this classification are represented
by Service Employees International Union.
- Submit NEOGOV/Government Jobs on-line application.
Complete and submit responses to the supplemental questions, if
Upload resume, cover letter, proof of degree (transcript) or
other requested documents.
Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not
include the relevant information in the online application and
include the information only on the resume. Applications and/or
Supplemental Questionnaires that state "see my resume" or "see my
personnel file" are considered incomplete and will not be accepted.
Cover letters and/or optional resumes are not accepted in lieu of a
The list of qualified candidates that is established from this
recruitment may be used to fill other full-time, part-time and
temporary assignments as vacancies arise. There is currently one
(1) vacancy within the Public Works Department.
For most positions, the City of Oxnard relies on office automation
(Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools, therefore
candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to
perform functions associated with on-going work.
Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills,
and development of effective working relationships are requirements
of all positions.
City staff may be required to play an active role in the event
of an emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and
This position requires a twelve (12) month probationary period.
Employees are required to participate in the City's direct deposit
plan and are paid on a bi-weekly basis.
Pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100, all public
Employees are required to serve as disaster service workers subject
to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Oxnard is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, disability
or sexual orientation.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The City of Oxnard makes reasonable
accommodation for the disabled. If you believe you require special
arrangements to participate in the testing process, you must inform
the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing
date. Applicants who request such accommodation must document their
request with an explanation of the type and extent of accommodation
LEGAL REQUIREMENT: On the first day of employment, new employees
must provide proof of citizenship or documentation of legal right
to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration
Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended. The City participates
in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form
I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the
U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work,
this employer is required to give you written instructions and an
opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or
Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve
the issue before the employer can take any action against you,
including terminating your employment. Employers can only use
E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form
I-9. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment please contact
Jackie Ramos at 805-385-7451 or at email@example.com.
NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an
expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this
bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.