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Engineer I
Working Title Engineer I/II
Department/Division Public Works - Engineering Program Management
Job Type Full Time
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Requisition ID:
Work Location:
Public Works - Municipal Center
Pay Range:
A.11, $57,816.70 -  $89,615.89
Starting Salary:
Depending upon Qualifications
Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday
Part Time Hours/Wk:
Job Open Date:
Application Deadline:

Job Duties:

Engineer I/II - Project Engineer for the Stormwater Engineering Center

 Come join the Stormwater Engineering Center for an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that is delivering vital stormwater infrastructure within the City of Virginia Beach. 

The advertisement is for four positions which may be classified as an Engineer I or II depending on qualifications and experience of the selected applicant.

Engineer I           Pay Range:  A.11, $57,816.70 -  $89,615.89  Engineer I Job Description

Engineer II         Pay Range:  A.13, $63,742.90 - $98,801.50 Engineer II Job Description

The Selected Candidate will be part of a team of talented engineers working in the Stormwater Engineering Center performing a variety of duties of a complex nature related to stormwater engineering projects. Representative work duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in overall project development including planning, design, engineering, and construction support. Example projects include the City's Stormwater Master Plan Update, Flood Protection Program projects, and Sea Level Wise
  • Review of Complex Drainage plans or studies for various stormwater infrastructure systems including conceptual designs, preliminary engineering reports, cost estimates, design calculations or computations, exhibits, plans, drawings, and specifications for culverts, stormwater conveyance channels, pipes or systems, stormwater management facilities, stormwater pump stations and other specialty devices such as tide gates or barriers
  • Perform hydraulic modeling for the City's Stormwater Master Plans
  • Assist in bid and contract management for design and construction
  • Assist in preparing materials for public meetings

In addition to the minimum requirements, the ideal candidate for these positions will have experience listed in the preferences below. Candidates with the preferred experience should ensure the information is provided in the application

This posting will be Open-Until-Filled; however, a first review of candidate submissions will be completed by July 21, 2022. Applications submitted on/after that date will only be considered if the candidate pool needs to be expanded or additional vacancies become available.

Working Conditions:

There is no working conditions statement available for this position at this time.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a Bachelors degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) approved engineering or engineering technology program, OR an Associates Degree with six (6) years of progressive experience of engineering level work, or any combination of education and experience acceptable to and approved by, the Virginia Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA) to take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

Requires a Bachelor's Degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) approved engineering or engineering technology program with possession of an E.I.T. (Engineer In Training) Certificate AND two (2) years of progressive professional experience;
OR a Bachelor’s Degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) approved engineering technology program WITH possession of a Land Surveyor’s license and two (2) years of progressive professional experience;
OR an Associate’s Degree in Engineering with six (6) years’ progressive professional experience PLUS possession of an E.I.T. Certification, or a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license from the Virginia Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA).

All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.

Additional Requirements:

DMV Transcript:  Required
CDL:  Not Required                                       
DOT History:  
Not Required                                                 
CPS Check:  Not Required
Physical:  Not Required    
Respirator:  Not Required
Polygraph Review:  
Not Required
Psychological Screening:  Not Required

Attachments Required: 


• Working knowledge and/or experience in the design and construction of stormwater projects.
• Strong background with EPA SWMM and/or ArcGIS.
• Excellent technical writing and communication skills.
• Experience in planning, presentations and overall project development for a variety of projects.
• Experience managing small-sized or mid-sized projects.
• Experience in municipal public works and the field of stormwater engineering.
• Experience in coordinating with Federal, State and Local agencies.

Special Instructions:

  • Please complete the application in its entirety. The application is the primary required document used to screen qualifications and years of experience. A resume does not replace a completed application. Fields on the application left blank, including but not limited to job duties, dates of employment, and hours worked, may cause your application to be incomplete. 
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  • ​Your responses to any "Supplemental Questions", if attached to this requisition, must be supported by the information you give us in the work experience section of this application. Be sure you are thorough in describing your skills and duties as you complete the work experience section. If the information cannot be verified you will not receive credit. 
  • Please provide a copy of any certifications or related professional licenses.


VRS Contribution:   All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.  

Drug Free Workplace:  The City of Virginia Beach maintains a drug free workplace.

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