Since its incorporation in 1850, the City of Tyler, Texas has attracted visitors from all walks of life to experience its breathtaking blooms, dazzling lakes, and seemingly endless backdrop of piney woods. Thanks to a robust regional economy, vibrant technology sector, and charming hometown feel, the City has been enticing many of these same visitors to stay and grow roots by showing them just how much their lives can blossom here.
Tyler is a home rule city operating under a Council-Manager form of government. The City Council is comprised of the Mayor, elected at large, and six City Council Members, representing single-member districts. The City Council develops policies, determines the goals and objectives for the organization, and adopts the annual operating budget. The City Manager is appointed by the Council to serve as Chief Executive Officer for the organization. As part of the City’s “Called to SERVE” initiative, each member of the City Council and City staff are empowered to make a positive difference in the community. SERVE stands for Streamline, Empower, Respond, Venture, and Evaluate and represents the core values and goals for best practices.
Reporting to the City Manager, the City Engineer manages a staff of five including the Traffic Engineer, Project Engineer, Associate Engineer, Capital Budget Analyst, and Administrative Assistant. This position plans, directs, and administers all activities of the Engineering Services Department. The ideal candidate for this role will be an experienced engineer with a proven track record in a public sector setting who is highly ethical, collaborative, and approachable.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or a related field and more than five years of experience in municipal engineering. The selected candidate must currently be registered as a Professional Engineer in Texas or have the ability to obtain registration in Texas within six months from the date of hire. A valid Texas Driver’s License and a clean driving record are required.
The annual salary range for this position is $114,382.85 - $165,799.09, depending on qualifications.
Additional Salary Information: The annual salary range for this position is $114,382.85 - $165,799.09, depending on qualifications.
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