The City of Sedalia, Missouri is looking for an experienced professional engineer with project management skills and broad technical expertise to become its new City Engineer. Founded in 1860 as a railroad town, Sedalia is a community rich in history. But just as the rail system has evolved, so has this west-central Missouri city of approximately 22,000.
The community’s next City Engineer will have broad technical expertise, excellent project management skills, and experience with streets and traffic, solid waste and recycling, water and wastewater treatment operations, storm and sewer maintenance, and infrastructure financing. They will understand the relevant federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies regulating their industry and the customer service and community relations expectations of City leaders.
The right person for this position has experience developing and implementing short- and long-range goals and objectives, an annual departmental budget, and a Capital Improvements Program. They work well under pressure, have the organizational skills needed to oversee multiple high-profile capital construction projects and initiatives, and have the communication and people skills to work in a typical municipal environment focused on collaboration and cooperation.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university and five years of progressively responsible in public works, utilities, engineering, or any combination thereof.
Candidates must also have knowledge of municipal government accounting practices and planning and a valid driver’s license. Certification as a Project Manager is preferred. A professional engineering license (PE) is preferred. Candidates possessing an E.I.T are also encouraged to apply.
The salary range for this position begins at $100,000 and may be higher based on the selected candidate’s experience and qualifications.
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