Published date: September 12, 2023

JOB IN SIMI VALLEY

Organization : City of Simi Valley
Job Category : Engineering and Technology
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : CA
City : Simi Valley
Salary and Benefits : $83307- $117047
Assistant or Associate Engineer | CalOpps

Details:

Regular full-time position, participates in a 9/80 work schedule.
Salary range for each position noted below and both come with Excellent Benefits (see below)
Assistant Engineer: $ 83,307.00 – $ 106,843.00
Associate Engineer: $ 91,157.00 – $ 117,047.00
Minimum Qualifications for consideration: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Assistant Engineer:

Education/Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, architecture, or a related field.
Experience: One year of related engineering experience desirable.
License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Plans Examiner certificate may be required depending on area of assignment.
A full Job Description for the Assistant Engineer position is available for review utilizing the link below:

https://www.simivalley.org/home/showpublisheddocument/397/636478223383570000

Associate Engineer:

Education/Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, architecture, or a related field.
Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible engineering experience, or two years of architecture experience (when assigned to Building & Safety).
License or Certificate: Possession of an Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate or two years of architectural experience (working under the direction of a licensed architect. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Plans Examiner certificate may be required depending on area of assignment.
A full Job Description for the Associate Engineer position is available for review utilizing the link below:

Job Description URL: https://www.simivalley.org/home/showpublisheddocument/21363/637073538139630000

Ideal Candidate Characteristics

  • Must be a self-starter with a can-do attitude and always willing to assist where needed.
  • Public sector knowledge and experience in engineering including Traffic, Sanitation, or Waterworks.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, detailed-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Familiar with interagency partnerships and consortiums.
  • Proficient in the latest version of AutoCAD.
  • Proficient in ArcGIS.
  • Possession of an Engineer-in-Training certificate is highly desirable.

Benefits
We are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package in which medical is fully paid for most plans (including family coverage) as specified in the current employee group contract, a full calendar of employee appreciation events and activities, and many additional benefits including:

  • Retirement:
    • 2% @ 55 CalPERS formula for Classic members (includes Individuals who were active members of a reciprocal public retirement system within the last six months, or were previously employed with the City of Simi Valley and enrolled in CalPERS prior to January 1, 2013), 4th Level Survivor Benefit, and single-highest year final compensation.
    • 2% @ 62 CalPERS formula for New members, 4th Level Survivor Benefit, and three-year average highest final compensation.
    • 401(k) with a Roth option; City match up to $200 per month. Employees may also participate in a 457 plan.
    • The City does not participate in the Social Security system; therefore, there is no FICA deduction from wages except for Medicare hospital insurance protection.
    • The City contributes $200/month to a health care reimbursement program for retiree medical.
  • Health Insurance: Coverage available as early as 1st of the month following start date. A variety of PPO and HMO plans are available through the CalPERS Health Program. After the City contribution of $151 per month and up to $2,269.44 per month in “Simiflex Dollars,” Health insurance costs the employee $0 to $218.04 per month for family coverage depending on plan chosen. “Simiflex Dollars” can be used to offset the cost of medical, dental, and/or vision insurance, or other optional benefits. Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts are also available.
  • Prescription Drug Plan: Major retail options and mail order program.
  • Dental Insurance: After the City contribution of up to $100 per month, Dental insurance from Delta Dental costs the employee $0 to $31.10 per month for family coverage depending on plan chosen.
  • Vision Insurance: After the City contribution of $19.80 per month, Vision insurance from VSP costs the employee $2.66 per month for family coverage.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Confidential counseling and referral service to help employees and their household members resolve personal problems, provided by MHN.
  • Optional Insurance from AFLAC: Available plans include accident, cancer, hospital and critical care.
  • Paid Leave:
    • 227.5 hours per year of paid time off (one bank of time that combines vacation and sick leave) which has the option to be cashed out. Accruals increase at 5 years and 10 years of service.
    • 11 paid holidays per year and one floating holiday per year.
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Plans provided at City expense.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Up to $1,600 per year.
  • Alternative Work Schedules: Many positions offer a 9/80 schedule with alternative Monday or Friday off.

This information is intended to give an overview of the benefits available to City employees. It is not intended to be a contract (expressed or implied), nor is it intended to otherwise create any legally enforceable obligations on the part of the City, its agents or its employees.

Special Instructions

Ready to apply?

Click apply and attach a current resume! You only need to complete the boxes on the application marked with a star/asterisk (*) and the supplemental questionnaire.. The most qualified candidates will be invited to the next steps in our hiring process.

This recruitment is open until filled or when 50 applications are received; the first review of applications will occur on 05/19/2023. Apply online at www.SimiValley.org/careers

Selection Process: Candidates who possess the best combination of qualifications will be invited by e-mail to the next steps in our process.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must submit form DD214.

Reasonable Accommodation: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in the selection process, please notify the Human Resources Division, in writing.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER ENCOURAGING WORKFORCE DIVERSITY

Recruitment Contact
Contact phone:
(805)583-6336

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