Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field is required. Master's degree is strongly preferred
Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in a municipal public works setting at a managerial level.
Registration as an Oregon Professional Engineer is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of all phases of public works management, including utilities, engineering, capital projects and transportation areas. Familiar with Federal, State and local regulatory requirements in these areas that have regional basis implications, and ensure ongoing City compliance.
Excellent supervisory skills. Ability to hold employees and supervisors accountable for personal goals and contributions towards organizational objectives and values. Ability to motivate staff and to delegate, supervise and review the work of staff.
Excellent analytical skills.
Excellent leadership, interpersonal, facilitation, negotiation, communication and organizational skills, including the ability to speak effectively in public to a variety of audiences.
Ability to maintain and promote effective working relationships with, and between, coworkers, the public, elected officials, and other agencies.
Experience with group processes and ability to facilitate groups to accomplish tasks and resolve issues.
Strong budget management and reporting skills.
Ability to understand how to apply technology and lead efforts to improve efficiency and customer service.
Ability to use a computer to perform the essential functions of the position.
Possession or ability to obtain and maintain a valid Oregon Drivers License.
Demonstrable commitment to, and understanding of, sustainability and the ability to promote commitment, understanding and use of sustainability principles by employees for day to day operations required. Ability to hold employees and supervisors accountable for sustainability objectives. Ability to successfully use sustainability principles within the department and organization-wide to achieve objectives and in policy formation, evaluation, and implementation to achieve the overall goals and values of the organization.
Demonstrable commitment to diversity and the ability to promote diversity principles with employees in day to day operations. Ability to successfully use diversity principles within the department and organization-wide.
The individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others in the workplace.
Travel among City worksites, off-site meetings and presentations.
How to Apply
For immediate consideration, please apply on the City of Corvallis website www.corvallisoregon.gov, Human Resources, Job Opportunities. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm on February 15, 2019. Included with your application should be a resume and cover letter expressing how your interest and accomplishments align with the needs of Corvallis.