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Town of Greenburgh

Assistant Civil Engineer*
Department of Public Works
Open till filled
Job Group: CSEA Annual Salary Range: $69,263 – $95,061
*This is a tested position for which there is no active list. This is a provisional appointment, only candidates
who meet the minimum requirements as listed below may be considered. The successful candidate will be
required to sit for the Assistant Civil Engineer exam when it is next announced, pass and be within the top 3
scores in order to be appointed on a permanent basis to serve a probationary period.
If interested: Please submit a cover letter and resume to and indicate Assistant
Civil Engineer in the subject line of your e-mail.
Under the general supervision of the Senior Civil Engineer/Town Engineer, this position is responsible
for performing professional engineering work involved with the design, planning, estimating and
supervision of construction of highways and their related structures, sewers, storm drains, and water
mains. It is expected the successful candidate is able to perform work on an independent basis but
refers policy decisions or highly difficult engineering problem to the processional engineer supervising
or directing the work. Supervision may be exercised over a lover level engineer and/or subprofessional technical and/or clerical employees. Does related work as required.
Examples of Work (Illustrative Only):
 Prepares or assists in the preparation of designs for roads, culverts, storm sewers, retaining walls,
structures and/or public work projects.
 Prepares or assists in the preparation of plans, estimates and specification for assigned projects.
 Prepares written detailed specifications, including description of particular materials in order to
satisfactorily and economically perform the function desired.
 Supervises construction and inspects construction materials to ensure that works is performs
correctly and projects conform to plans and specifications.
 Interprets design and specifications for contractors. Computes and prepares partial and final
estimates of payments to contractors
 Coordinates construction projects with other local, county and state government officials
consultants and the general public.
 Prepares reports related to work assignments, including progress and inspection reports.
 Uses geographical information systems (GIS) to view and print data for parcels that are being
considered for development and makes adjustments in GIS data layers when upgrades are
 Reviews permit application and prepares communications addressing incomplete application
 Maintains records related to projects including site plans and permits issued for land disturbances,
constructions in wetlands, tree removal, etc
 Uses computer applications or other automated systems such as computer assisted design programs
(CAD), spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software in performing work
Minimum Acceptable Training and Experience: Either (a) a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil
Engineering, Construction Engineering or closely related field, and two (2) years of field and office
experience in civil engineering which must have involved design construction or planning of highways,
sanitary sewers, storm drains, water mains, or other public works projects. Or (b) a Bachelor’s Degree
in Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology or closely related field and
three (3) years of the work experience as described in (a) above.
Substitution: A Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or closely related
field may be substituted for one (1) year of work experience described in (a) above.
Special Requirement: Possession of a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of NY.
Job Classification: Competitive
The Town of Greenburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Town of Greenburgh to provide
for and promote the equal opportunity of employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment
without discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, sexual
orientation, or any other protected status.

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