Shawnee, population 65,795, is the third largest city in Johnson County and offers a safe, friendly community lifestyle with easy access to two interstate highways (I-35 & I-435). The City has a mayor-council-manager form of government established by Charter Ordinance. The City Council, consisting of a Mayor and eight Council members, appoints a City Manager who is the full-time manager of the organization.
The City is seeking a new City Engineer. This is a professional administrative position responsible for the oversight of all Capital Improvement Project (CIP) engineering activities of the City including managing City right-of-way and the design, preparation, and specification of plans; and the oversight of construction and maintenance work on CIP projects. This position will work cross departmentally with Private Development to define engineering standards. The City Engineer is responsible for all aspects of organizational management of the Engineering Division which includes Engineering Professionals and Technicians.
The requirements for this position are: • Bachelor's Degree with course work in engineering, surveying, applied science or a closely related field (Master's Degree preferred) • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in administration of engineering work including the inspection of public works projects • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the supervision and direction of staff • Professional Engineer in the State of Kansas or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
The starting salary for this position is $85,000 - $100,000, depending on qualifications.