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Water Services Civil Engineer III

at City of Phoenix

Pay: $66,518 to $99,195/year
</span></span></p><p><span><span><strong>SALARY</strong></span></span></p><p><span><span>$66,518 - $99,195 annually
Posted: 2/11/2019
Job Reference #: 30568

Job Description

Job ID
Professional & Supervisory
Full/Part Time


The Water Services Department (WSD) is seeking individuals with experience as project engineer/project manager for the construction of new wastewater infrastructure and rehabilitation of existing facilities. The position will focus on design and construction management activities.

The Water Services Department currently has one opening in the Wastewater Engineering - Design & Construction Management Division.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • An understanding of the City of Phoenix water and wastewater systems and standards

  • Experience managing multiple professional services and construction contracts

  • Experience developing budget-level estimates for large capital projects

The current position ensures the structural, operational, and capacity needs of the City’s wastewater collection lift stations and odor control facilities are addressed. The eligible list may be used for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list, including those which may also arise in other Water Services Department divisions.


First review of applications will occur the week of February 25, 2019. Recruitment will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.


$66,518 - $99,195 annually. Appointment can be made above the minimum depending upon qualifications.

A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days. For more details, visit: Unit 7 Benefits


  • Four years of experience in water/wastewater engineering and/or operations.

  • One year of experience supervising professional and technical staff

  • A bachelor's degree in civil or mechanical engineering or a related engineering degree.

  • Must be registered in the State of Arizona as a Professional Engineer by the end of the 12 month probationary period, current Arizona Professional Engineer registration preferred.

  • Only the highest qualified will be placed on the eligible list.

  • The City job description can be found here.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS The job requirements above plus:

  • Project management and water/wastewater infrastructure design (wastewater collection, wastewater treatment, water production, water distribution operations) experience.

  • One year of project management experience in complex capital improvement projects

  • Construction management or inspection experience for water/wastewater facilities.


Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list.

YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.

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  • If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Connection Center at (602) 495-5700.


Civil Engineer III, JC: 20230, ID#30568, 2/11/19, 6m, VG, Benefits: Supervisory, Q

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