City Engineer (Assistant Engineering Director)
(Assistant Engineering Director)
(Job Opening ID #513928)
Full-time position available with KCMO’s Public Works Department, Major Capital Project Management Division, 414 East 12th Street.
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Manages the Capital Division of the Public Works Department’s services and activities including capital projects, construction, design, right-of-way acquisition and streetlights. Represents the Public Works Department while coordinating and providing expertise to the City Manager, City Council, Public Works Director, city departments and other city boards, commissions and outside agencies. Directs the development and implementation of
Public Works goals, objectives, policies and priorities. Plans, directs and coordinates, through subordinate level supervisory and managerial personnel, the Public Works Department work plan. Assigns projects and responsibility. Reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures. Meets with management staff to identify and resolve problems. Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints. Meets with neighborhood and other community groups. Monitors and evaluates service and staffing levels to
ensure efficiencies and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures. Allocates resources accordingly. Selects, coaches, motivates and evaluates Public Works Department personnel. Conducts
performance reviews and works with employees to correct deficiencies. Implements discipline and termination
procedures. Acts as project manager on complex construction projects, including engineering design administration, right-of-way coordination, construction contracting and daily construction oversight.
REQUIRES 10 years of progressively responsible experience in municipal engineering, including responsibility for planning and directing a major division of municipal works or utilities operations as a Registered Engineer. Within 6 months of hire date, must be registered as a Professional Engineer with Missouri Board
for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Professional Landscape Architects.
Salary Range: $6,195-$11,169/month.
Application Deadline Date: October 11, 2021.
EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.