City and Borough of Sitka seeks a manager with superior skills and extensive experience in Public Works and public utility operation, and in execution of municipal capital projects. Public Works services include Streets, Water/ Wastewater, Engineering, Building Dept., Building Maintenance, Solid Waste, Parks and Recreation, Central Garage.
Plans, organizes and directs the Engineering Division including 5 FTE’s and a capital improvement plan valued at over $100-million; performs other related work as required.
The principal function of the Municipal Engineer is to oversee engineering design, modification and implementation of capital projects and Engineering Operations. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Public Works Director but extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. Click here for complete job description and application.
Acceptable experience and training in design and construction management including a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Prior experience as a Municipal or City Engineer is preferred. Possession of a Professional Engineering License is required with the ability to obtain reciprocity in Alaska within one year of employment.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance; Defined Contribution and Supplemental Annuity retirement plans and life insurance. Voluntary benefits available include Deferred compensation and supplemental insurance packets. Paid annual leave, sick leave, holidays, floating holidays.
Internal Number: 5100
About City and Borough of Sitka, Alaska
Located in the Alaska Panhandle, Sitka is renowned for its natural beauty, fishing, and wilderness. Dynamic and busy, Sitka is a great place to live and work. As Alaska’s first city and as a cultural heritage site, the community is diverse and rich in tradition and activities: two hospitals, three high schools, University of Alaska Southeast, summer music festival, fine arts camp, WhaleFest, Alaska Day, Raptor Center, a Russian church, and the National Historical Park are just a few of the sights and opportunities. Sitka offers miles of trails and spectacular and breathtaking settings for outdoor activities. Less than a 2-hour direct flight from Seattle; with all regular public utilities and facilities; cable and high-speed internet access.