The City of Claremont is looking for a highly motivated, self-starter, with excellent customer service skills to assist in managing, planning, organizing, supervising, and reviewing the activities and operations of the Engineering Division. The next City Engineer will have the opportunity to oversee a number of exciting projects including: Gold Line Light Rail project; Foothill Boulevard Master Plan Construction; implementation of the City's Watershed Management Plan; infrastructure planning for the Village South Specific Plan; and various citywide improvement projects.
The City Engineer will have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineer and five years of responsible experience in municipal engineering, including at least two years in a supervisory capacity. Registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California is required and Certification as a licensed land surveyor is highly desirable.
APPLY IMMEDIATELY; the position is open until sufficient applications received. Interested candidates can apply for this position and obtain additional information at www.ci.claremont.ca.us
Located 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles on the lower slopes of the San Gabriel Mountains, Claremont is best known for its tree-lined streets, historic buildings, world renowned colleges, and award-winning school system.
Claremont provides the charm of a New England town within comfortable driving distance of major Southern California attractions, sports stadiums, and the Ontario Internat...ional Airport. Sunset magazine described Claremont in this manner, "College towns like this one may be commonplace on the East Coast, but Claremont, 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, stands out as a singular example in Southern California." Metrolink Rail Authority also named Claremont a Preferred Destination Point.
The City has a population of 36,059 people. Within the 14.1 square miles of the city, Claremont has 23 city-owned parks and sports fields, with 2,071 acres of public park land, of which 1,915 is wilderness. Claremont has over 24,000 City trees and has been a winner of the National Arbor Day Association's TREE CITY USA award for 30 consecutive years. City departments include Administration, Police, Human Services, Community Services, Community Development, and Finance. The City employs 150 full-time employees and 80 part-time employees.
Claremont's success is not accidental, but the result of a long tradition of creating and encouraging community cooperatives and involvement in civic affairs, which has also worked successfully in the areas of business and economic retention and development. The City of Claremont exemplifies the quality of a model city, and is viewed and respected as a leader in local government.