Public Works Inspector

Salary: $31.65-$37.98, DOQ
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted February 21, 2024

Position Title:  Public Works Inspector

Reports to/Department: Public Works Operations Manager / Town Engineer

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, eligible for overtime, full-time

Hiring Range: $31.65-$37.98/Hourly, based on qualifications.


Pre-Hire Requirements: Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license and be insurable under Town standards. Requires proof of safe motor vehicle record and criminal background check.


Position Summary: Responsible for the field inspection and quality control of construction projects such as, but not limited to, potable water, non-potable water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, street, and shallow utility construction.  Additionally, provides input on field conditions during project planning, coordination with engineering consultants, coordination with land developers, and coordination with construction contractors.  The Public Works Inspector will function as the Town’s representative in the field during construction.  Position receives direction from Town Engineer, Utility Manager, Operations Manager, and Public Works Director. 


Experience, Training and Certifications:

·         3-5 years related construction experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience that produces the knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

·         Must possess a valid CO driver’s license within 60 days of employment and provide proof of a safe driving record and maintain a safe driving record.

·         Bilingual Spanish Speaking Skills helpful.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:  This is a full-time position with health insurance benefits. This is a full­time, benefits eligible position. Normal days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Other hours to perform snowplow and other emergencies (water breaks, wastewater breaks, etc.) and support Special Events. This position requires the ability to provide on-call responses, which may require evening and weekend hours.

Application Procedure:
·         Applications, benefits, and full job description available on-line at

·         Interested candidates are invited to submit a fully completed application, resume, and cover letter to HR.

·         Applications that state, “SEE RESUME” will be rejected.


Deadline: First review of resumes is Noon, March 6th, 2023, applications received after this date may not be considered. However, the position will remain open until an adequate number of qualified candidates have been submitted.


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The Town of Eagle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and the broader Eagle community. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including multilingual and multicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Retirement
  • Wellness

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