Bloomington’s new City Engineer will have the opportunity to join the organization at a pivotal time and help shape the community for decades to come. This position leads the Transportation and Traffic Services Division, a group of experienced professionals who are committed to not only providing outstanding service but for improving the quality of life for Bloomington residents.
The City Engineer has nine direct reports including the Senior Project Engineer, Project Engineer, Senior Project Manager, Project Manager (2), Public Improvements Manager, Engineering Field Specialist, Engineering Technician, and Planning Technician. Per the Indiana State Code, this position is a Mayoral appointment. The City Engineer reports to the Director of Planning and Transportation and serves as a member of the Plan Commission.
This position is responsible for identifying transportation needs and priorities and for developing and managing a multi-year capital improvement plan. The City Engineer works closely with the Public Works Director on all related transportation and maintenance needs, issues request for proposals, awards construction contracts, and monitors and manages contractors.
The position requires a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible engineering experience, with at least two years in a management/supervisory role. A State of Indiana registration as a Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain such registration within six months of hire date is required.
Preferred qualifications include experience working in local, state or federal government; working with a governing body or board/commission; working in a college metro area; background in transportation and/or traffic engineering; strong financial management and budgeting skills and/or management of a capital improvement plan (CIP); supervisory experience; and a master’s degree in a related field.
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at thenovakconsultinggroup.com/jobs. Applicants first complete a brief online form and then are prompted to provide one document (Word or PDF) that contains a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on April 19, 2019.
Additional Salary Information: City has an excellent benefits package
About The City of Bloomington
The City of Bloomington operates under the mayor-council form of government; the Mayor serves as the City’s top executive and nine City Councilors act as the City’s legislative body. The City has approximately 750 employees and an FY 2019 operating budget of $89,489,059.
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