Civil Engineer 1

City of Gainesville
Job Description
$47,476.00 - $200,000.00 Annually
Gainesville, FL
Job Type
Part-Time Temporary
Job Number
5/20/2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Job Ad

City of Gainesville’s Department of Mobility a part-time professional temporary Civil Engineer 1 to design of multi-modal projects (i.e. sidewalk, bike infrastructure such as bike lanes and trails, bus stops, curb ramps ,etc.) with knowledge and application of the latest advancements in the field and knowledge of regulatory environment, and is fully accountable for work product.
To qualify for this position you must possess a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited educational institution. The applicant must possess, a valid license in the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer is preferred. Valid Florida Class E Driver’s License required at the time of hire.
Two years of experience in the area of assigned engineering responsibility. Appropriate co-op time and/or an advanced degree in engineering, business or other relevant courses (e.g. planning, public administration, etc.) of study may be recognized for up to six months of experience.
Preference will be given to those candidates who have one year experience managing civil capital projects including roadway, storm  water, and/or site development. Applicant must possess experience with developing and reviewing construction plans and redlining for adherence to the project’s Charter and Scope, the City’s Comprehensive Plan, and applicable City, State, and Federal design standards and specifications. Applicant must possess skills in budget and schedule maintenance, as well as strong documentation practices in general. The applicant must possess experience with managing a contractor and ensuring scope of work, schedule, and payment are proceeding according to the contract. Knowledge of Project Management Principles is preferred.

A typical work day may include developing project plans and construction drawings, reviewing constructions plans, developing project cost estimates, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders, providing project stakeholders an opportunity to review construction plans, monitoring the progress of a construction project, reviewing and approving construction bids, updating project schedules, tracking project expenses and documenting the current status of projects. This position may conduct public outreach workshops, status meetings with other project managers and may also coordinate with internal city departments or external agencies.



Professional and supervisory work developing, implementing, administering, and presenting programs or services for the City and it's facilities.


Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under general supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from higher classes by its lack of managerial responsibility and from lower classes by its supervisory and administrative responsibilities.


Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with Bachelor of Science degree and major course work in a relevant field, and three (3) years progressively responsible program experience with supervisory duties, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the required knowledge, ability, and skills.


Valid Florida Driver's License required.


May be required to make oral presentations to community groups, advisory boards, or City/County Commissions. Work may require performance of tasks outdoors under varying climatic conditions. May be required to attend meetings outside normal business hours

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS(depending on area of assignment):

  • Develops, implements, and administers programs for the City.
  • Makes long and short range plans and prepares budget. Determines functional needs and locates and obtains appropriate materials.
  • Supervises daily activities. Evaluates effectiveness of programs and practices.
  • Develops policies, procedures, and administrative guidelines for staff.
  • Supervises public relations activities, including speaking before groups and media and preparing press releases, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Develops or acquires program materials, including brochures, newsletters, handouts, bulletin boards, displays, and exhibits.
  • Hires, supervises, plans, evaluates, disciplines, trains, and coordinates work of regular and temporary subordinates.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and coordination of grants and agreements in compliance with local, State, and Federal policies and procedures required for the receipt of grant funding.
  • Coordinates and develops community groups and volunteers to assist in related projects and programs.
  • Evaluates property or programs and makes recommendations relating to projects, needs, and development.
  • Ensure compliance with State and local management requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepares and submits related reports and documents, updates, and maintains computerized tracking/monitoring systems of all inventories.
  • Attends work on continuous and regular basis.
  • Coordinates events and interfaces with other related City events and events sponsored by other organizations.
  • Assists in development of new facilities, or properties.
  • Coordinates daily activities with co-workers and other staff.
  • May act in absence of supervisor.
  • Works with local, state, and federal agencies, organizations, and individuals relating to program issues.
  • May be required to supervise employees designated as performing "safety sensitive" functions, for purposes of the Drug Free Workplace Program, depending on job assignment and work location.
  • May be responsible for enforcing the drug policy, based on physical location and organizational structure.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

SELECTION FACTORS (depending on area of assignment):
  • Knowledge of program issues and operational environment.
  • Knowledge of laws, ordinances, and statutes governing Federal/State grant funding.
  • Knowledge of government finance, accounting, and purchasing practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software.
  • Knowledge of program coordination concepts, principles, and operation.
  • Ability to plan, assign, and supervise work of others.
  • Ability to organize and conduct educational programs.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with coworkers and the general public.

Human Resources Department: Signed original on file in Human Resources /


** This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job.

REVISION DATE: 02/01/96; 8/4/97; 7/31/01; 1/16/01.
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