Staff Engineer OR Senior Staff Engineer

Salary: Staff Engineer: $79,539- $97,436. The maximum pay for this position is $115,332. Senior Staff Engineer: $85,744-$107,179. The maximum pay for this position is $128,615.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted April 11, 2024
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Staff Engineer: $79,539- $97,436. The maximum pay for this position is $115,332.
Senior Staff Engineer: $85,744-$107,179. The maximum pay for this position is $128,615.

Do you thrive in a collaborative environment, tackling complex development projects and ensuring they meet the highest standards?

We’re looking for talented Civil Engineers to join our team at two levels: Staff Engineer OR Senior Staff Engineer.

Schedule: M-F, 8am-5pm.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by, Thursday, May 2nd, however, the job will be posted until filled.

Responsibilities (common to both roles):

  • Act as a trusted advisor for consulting engineers, contractors, the community, and other agencies involved in development projects.
  • Leverage your expertise in civil engineering and design to review improvements and reports related to:
    • Drainage & Stormwater Management
    • Trails & Bridges
    • Traffic Flow, Streets & Subdivision Planning
    • Zoning Regulations & Construction Standards
  • Provide insightful feedback and ensure projects comply with all necessary requirements.
  • Work independently with appreciable latitude for judgment and take initiative to achieve project goals.
  • Be a team player, collaborating effectively during meetings and conferences, including occasional evening sessions.

Senior Staff Engineer (additional responsibilities):

  • Lead and manage development projects from conception to completion.
  • Oversee project design, ensuring it meets technical requirements and adheres to budget constraints.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior staff members.

Qualifications (both positions):

  • Strong understanding of the development review process
  • Solid knowledge of civil engineering principles and design practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to connect with various stakeholders
  • The ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
  • For the Senior Staff Engineer role, additional experience in project management and design is preferred.

View the full job description for the Staff Engineer

View the full job description for the Senior Staff Engineer

Culture & Benefits 

Working in local government is one of the best career paths in the mountains. ‘Your Career will Soar with Eagle County’. Get started with us today! 

  • Why is Eagle County recognized as a Best Place to Work in 2022? Culture of flexibility and support for mental health / wellness. Check out more awards here.
  • Purpose! A modern, values-driven workplace with more than 550 employees embracing a welcoming culture, supportive leaders and an organization focused on our mission: Creating a Better Eagle County for All. 
  • Learning organization focused on professional development opportunities, FREE CMC classes and Tuition reimbursement. 
  • Future focused with our Strategic Plan on improving housing, climate change and more.
  • As a certified healthy workplace, our culture recognizes the importance of individual needs and enjoying life outside of work. Other perks may include flexible work arrangements, paid volunteer time, and daytime fitness classes/bike rides.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The County is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive for a healthy and prosperous community that promotes all people having equitable access and opportunity. This starts with our internal practices and work. All employees of the County have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect at all times. All employees are expected to exhibit conduct that reflects inclusion during work, at work functions on or off the work site, and at all other County-sponsored and participative events 

Great benefits! See the details 

  • Comprehensive and low-cost medical, dental, and vision insurance (as low as $85/month for employee only)
  • Wellness program where you can earn cash or extra days off
  • 15 paid holidays
  • Paid time off (starting at 12 days) and additional medical leave 
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • 8% (dollar for dollar match) retirement plan
  • Free classes at Colorado Mountain College
  • Eagle County University classes (internal trainings) 
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Bilingual Pay Incentive
  • Free bus pass and more

Eagle County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Working in a diverse, respectful and inclusive environment is essential for our employees to be successful in serving our community. We do not discriminate with regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. 

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