ENGINEER at Town of Basalt in BASALT

101 Midland Ave, Basalt, 81621 | 01/13/2021 | Ad id: 8-0000653327-01

$88,003 - $127,532 ABOUT THIS POSITION - The Town of Basalt is accepting applications for an Engineer. This exciting opportunity is one of five positions within our planning department. This position is an important part of the Town’s planning and development services team and is responsible for the management and oversight of small to complex capital improvement projects,   and development review for infrastructure needs, requiring a solid level of expertise in the field of civil engineering.   The successful candidate possesses a team-oriented, collaborative working style, and excellent knowledge of civil engineering, development, and local government functions.   The position is responsible for implementing policies and procedures related to the efficient operation of Town infrastructure, including river restoration, parks and trail developments, water systems, transportation, floodplain management, stormwater, and water quality.   Importantly, this position will work with the Basalt Green Team to implement projects to reduce Town greenhouse gas emissions.   Additionally, this position will be responsible for oversight and management of Town infrastructure projects including permitting, procurement, contract negotiation, managing contractors, and ensuring quality of build.   The successful candidate has excellent communication skills, will be able to maintain positive relationships, and will be responsive to the community. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE   A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from a four-year accredited college or university is required. The Town prefers a candidate to be registered as a Professional Engineer in Colorado, and to have 2 to 5 years’ experience in municipal or related engineering. WHAT WE OFFER - We offer an excellent benefits package that supports quality work-life balance including health and dental insurance, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, paid leave, and a wellness program. The hiring range for an Engineer is $88,003 - $127,532 with salary commensurate to experience. This is an exempt position. ABOUT BASALT, COLORADO - The Town, located in the Roaring Fork Valley between Aspen and Glenwood Springs, encompasses an area of approximately 2 square miles with over 4,400 residents, including approximately 550 developed acres. ABOUT OUR CULTURE - At the Town of Basalt, we lead the way with continuous improvement, collaborative partnerships, and exemplary service. Our core values include teamwork, communication, customer service, commitment, respect, and safety. ABOUT THE AREA - Basalt is known for its gold medal fly fishing and includes both a historic downtown and a growing market center in Willits.   The Town is situated in the heart of the Roaring Fork Valley, which offers hiking, skiing, biking, fishing, as well as a variety of activities and events within or near the Town. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed employment application to .   Refer to the Town’s website for additional information and application -, then select "Your Government" at the top, then click on "Jobs".   Position is open until filled with first review of applications on January 22, 2021.