Staff Engineer - Under the supervision of the City Engineer, the Staff Engineer is responsible for assigned projects and tasks, and some supervision of the Engineering Technicians and other staff. The Staff Engineer will coordinate, schedule and prepare construction project plans and monitor project development. This employee should possess strong design, communication, technical, supervisory and organizational skills. The Staff Engineer works in a team environment, within Public Works assists other departments, to produce high-quality infrastructure systems.
Sr. Staff Engineer - In addition to the job responsibilities of a Staff Engineer and under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement, the Senior Staff Engineer is responsible for assigned projects, project management, and tasks, and supervision of the Engineering Technicians and other staff. The Senior Staff Engineer will prepare estimates and budgets, coordinate, schedule, construction project plans and monitor project development. This employee should possess strong project management, design, communication, technical, supervisory and organizational skills.
Pay Rate - Based on Qualifications and Years of Experience.
Staff Engineer - Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (preferably in civil engineering or with a strong emphasis on civil engineering) and IE certification with a minimum of 2 years experience in review and/or design and construction of all public infrastructure or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, ability, and skill. Requires the possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
Sr. Staff Engineer - Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering with a minimum of 10 years increasingly responsible professional Civil Engineering experience, including four years of project management, administrative and supervisory responsibility is required. Requires the possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Must be a Registered Professional Engineer in Kansas or obtain registration within 6 months.
About City of Gardner
Gardner, Kansas, is located in the southwest corner of Johnson County, Kansas, one of the most flourishing counties in the nation. Gardner, while known as a small town, has become one of the fastest growing cities in Kansas for its natural amenities and endless possibilities.
Accessible – Gardner is a suburb just 30 minutes southwest of downtown Kansas City and just minutes away from other major Johnson County cities. Also in regards to accessibility, Gardner has three different ways to perform transport: air, land and rail. Accessibility is very important to the community as it seeks to promote economic development and welcomes new businesses to the city.
Affordable – While Gardner is home to one of the most flourishing counties, its housing is affordable and provides different types and styles of homes to choose from.
Safe - Gardner has been recognized as one of the safest cities in Kansas. In 2015, it was ranked the 5th safest city in Kansas by OnlyInYourState.com due to its low crime rate and for the types of crimes committed in the area. This low crime rate is attributed to the city’s community-involved law enforcement officers whom mostly live in the cit...y and have developed the mutual respect from their citizens.
Friendly - You can't talk about Gardner without talking about the people. Gardner citizens have never met a stranger, only friends. They support their neighborhoods, schools and their city government. Gardner citizens are heavily involved by serving on committees and boards, attending public involvement meetings and by volunteering for various events.
Growing – Once recognized as Kansas' hidden treasure due to its small geographical area cozily tucked in the northeast corner of Kansas and for its modest population, Gardner has become the third fastest growing city in Kansas doubling in size in just a mere decade.