Experience and Training 1. Bachelor's degree with major course work in Civil Engineering; AND 2. Four years of related engineering experience, which includes (1) one year of supervisory experience or (3) three years of designated *lead work experience AND 3. Two (2) years in the specific specialty field of traffic engineering.
*Lead work includes all of the following duties: training, reviewing work, organizing, planning, and scheduling work assignments, providing input on employee performance evaluations, providing guidance in daily activities, providing technical expertise, acting as a resource on difficult points of procedure, and providing assistance to and making recommendations in the hiring process.
Special Requirements 1. Applicant must be registered as a Professional Engineer and must obtain a current registration in the State of Oregon within 90 days of date of hire. 2. Must possess a current driver's license in the applicant's state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services and review the driving record according to the Marion County policy and procedure for Driving on County Business. The policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/APAP/. 3. The finalist for this position may be required to pass a criminal history background check; however, conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual for this position. 4. This assignment is not represented by a union. 5. This is a full-time position, which is not eligible for overtime. 6. Work Schedule: Mon. - Fri. 8:00am - 5:00pm with flexibility depending upon the needs of the department and program.
Knowledge of Civil Engineering Supervisory principles and practices with special reference to public works facilities at the level of local government; Civil Engineering Supervisory materials and methods of construction; engineering aspects of land use and development; computer systems and functions of computer processing of technical or program data; principles and tools of the project management discipline; principles and practices of project management; and principles and practices of contract administration and budget preparation.
Ability to read and interpret complex construction plans and specifications; effectively communicate orally and in writing with engineers, planners, developers and members of the general public and engage in creative problem solving and to blend theory with practical application; and effectively supervise professional, technical, and administrative staff.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Marion County offers an exceptional compensation and benefits program. Initial salary dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate selected. This assignment is not represented by a union. This is an exempt, full-time, salaried position, which is not eligible for overtime.
Internal Number: 306-2021-2
About Marion County Public Works
Marion County is a vibrant community located in the heart of the Willamette Valley in Oregon. The area is filled with
cities, farms, and forests and is considered one of the most livable areas of the country, offering a low cost-of-
living, quality schools, and mild weather. The county covers 1,194 square miles and has a population of
approximately 330,000. There are 20 incorporated cities and 37 unincorporated communities in Marion County.
Salem, the county seat and the state capital, is one of the valley’s oldest cities and the third largest city in
Oregon. The principal industries are agriculture, government, food processing, lumber, manufacturing, education,
and tourism. Marion County is rich with parks, rivers, lakes, and recreational activities, including hiking, fishing, biking, boating, equestrian trails, organized children’s sports and activities, Saturday artisan markets, theatre, museums, art fairs, music fairs, the Marion County Fair and the Oregon State Fair. A short driving distance to the east there is world class skiing in the Cascade Mountains. To the west are many beautiful public beaches on the Pacific
Ocean. To the north is Portland, Oregon’s cultural hub... and largest city, and to the south are the rivers and canyons of the beautiful Rogue Valley and the annual Shakespearean Festival in Ashland.
Marion County Public Works oversees a diverse array of programs including the County Road Transportation System,
Ferries, Surveyor’s Office, Land Use Planning, Building Inspection, Solid Waste Management, Environmental
Compliance, County Parks, County Fleet, County Communications, Service Districts, and Emergency Management,
managed by 200 employees. Public Works is a community partner and an integral part of the Marion County enterprise, dedicated to providing superior customer service that has earned the public’s trust by demonstrating integrity, excellence in leadership, professionalism, and efficiency.
The Public Works Engineering Division is comprised of approximately 40 employees offering a full-service, multi-disciplinary team with the staffing and expertise to deliver roadway, bridge, hydraulic, and transportation improvements of all sizes. We offer engineering professionals the opportunity to make a direct, positive impact in our community by taking ownership of infrastructure projects and programs, engaging the public, building relationships with governmental and nongovernmental stakeholders, working with construction industry partners, exercising design skills and engineering judgment, and leading these efforts to successful completion.