The Olympia Public Works Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill two Engineer II positions. The selected individuals will be responsible for providing an advanced level of technical expertise, project management and program administration within the context of utility-based water resource management.
Stormwater Engineer II - Lead multiple complex and sensitive projects as part of a work group providing integrated planning, engineering and program development services for the City’s storm and surface water and wastewater utilities. The Stormwater Engineer’s work will focus on storm and surface water. Key responsibilities will include engineering analysis, project feasibility and scoping, policy implementation, field crew technical support, site development review and capital program management. This position will involve limited project design work.
Drinking Water Engineer II - Lead multiple complex and sensitive projects as part of a work group providing integrated planning, engineering, and program development services for the Drinking Water Utility. Key responsibilities will include engineering analysis, project feasibility scoping, policy implementation, field crew technical support, private development review, capital program development and management, administration and coordination of the Drinking Water Utility’s telecommunications leases, and asset management tool development and implementation. This position will involve limited project design work.
For a full description of these positions, go to olympiawa.gov/jobs
To evaluate all candidates fairly and equitably, the City will make all applications anonymous when we are screening the applicants. We will redact information from your application such as your name, address and other demographics. To help us, please complete the online application form as fully as possible. We do not accept resumes and cover letters. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 360.753.8305.
These recruitments are open until filled. To be considered for the first round of interviews, please submit your application by 5:00 pm March 31, 2023.
Four-year degree in an engineering field (Civil preferred).
Three years of related experience required.
Additional experience in related civil engineering may be substituted for the college degree with one-year experience being equal to one year of college education.
The City of Olympia operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The seven City Council members are elected to four-year stag-gered terms. City Council consists of an elected Mayor, an appointed Mayor Pro Tem, and five re-maining members. Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager administers the City's day-to-day operations.Nature is at your doorstep in Olympia. With fresh and salt-water shorelines and nearby timbered for-ests, Olympia offers con-venient access to water sports, hiking, and outdoor recreation. The City is routinely recognized for its outstanding quality of life, vibrant down-town, convenient walking and biking, active/engaged community, low crime rate, and family friendly amenities. Olympia, the Capital City, is also the entertainment, arts and cultural hub for the Thurston County area and beyond. Olympia is also within easy driving distance of major national parks, Pacific Ocean, Cascade and Olympic Mountains, and urban centers of Seattle WA, Portland OR, and Vancouver BC.