The City of Salem has an opening for a limited-duration Stormwater Inspections Technician (Engineer Technician II) in the Stormwater Quality Group of Public Works. While this position comes with the same benefits as a career position, limited-duration positions cannot exceed eighteen months from date of hire.
This position performs moderately complex, technical, sub-professional engineering and drafting work. Work involves responsibility for skilled use of engineering and related skills for assisting Stormwater Quality staff with inspections of private and public stormwater treatment facilities and conducting field data collection to inventory potential stormwater retrofit sites. The position will also be providing technical support for the Operations and Maintenance, Outreach, Natural Areas, Stream Cleaning, and Environmental Monitoring programs.
Successful applicants possess strong knowledge of green stormwater infrastructure, water quality facilities, and engineering concepts including reading and interpreting maps, plans, and specifications; the ability to read and interpret construction plans, as-built drawings, and engineering maps and records; the ability to use handheld GPS devices, smart phones, and computerized inventory systems; and knowledge of traffic laws, occupational hazards, and safety precautions. Successful candidates will also demonstrate their ability to follow verbal and written directions, to keep accurate daily time/material logs, to prepare clear and concise written reports, and their proficiency in the use of ArcMap and other GIS software packages.
The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!
What are the minimum qualifications?
Where can I find out more about the position?
Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Engr Tech, II or view by clicking here.
How can I apply?
The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.
To apply, click on the green “Apply” button to complete your application. Hiring managers do not have access to view resumes as part of the application review process, please make sure to include how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification in your application.
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