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Program Compliance Officer

Job Title: 
Program Compliance Officer
Posting Date: 
May 01, 2015
Closing Date: 
Jun 01, 2015
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$51,500.00 per year; paid weekly $990.38 per week; plus benefits package
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 
The employee will assist the Director of Finance and Administration by performing a variety of duties in the administration and implementation of the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program including the review and interpretation of budget forms and other financial documents, program monitoring and reporting; and will provide professional assistance to the City’s professional planning staff. The program analyst will also serve as the department Davis-Bacon Compliance officer. Performs all related duties.
  • Assists in the data input, maintenance management of information in the HUD IDIS program and MUNIS.
  • Undertakes monitoring duties for assigned projects/programs funded by HUD (CDBG), state, and federal grant programs.
  • Serves as Davis-Bacon act compliance officer (responsible for preparing the semi-annual Labor Standards Enforcement Report)
  • Prepares contracts with vendors; prepares and submits compliance reports to HUD.
  • Coordinates and documents the HUD Environmental review process with other technical staff as required.
  • Prepares, approves and submits bill rolls.
  • Monitor sub-recipient budgets and expenditures; coordinate project performance with CDBG sub-recipients to ensure timely spending of funds.
  • Works to assure project/program compliance with HUD regulations (CDBG guidelines etc.)
Requirements: 

Bachelor's Degree and three (3) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Thorough working knowledge of office procedures and machines; working knowledge of state regulations and laws pertaining to HUD, and specifically CDBG, ESG and HOME.

Ability to meet and deal with the public effectively and appropriately; ability to handle problems and emergencies effectively; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to operate a computer; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records; ability to deal appropriately with City employees, City officials, funding agencies and the public.

Excellent organizational skills; excellent data processing skill in the use of personal computers and office software including word processing, database, internet and spreadsheet applications; basic familiarity with municipal accounting practices.

 

Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by June 1, 2015, to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Emergency 911 Call Taker/Dispatcher

Job Title: 
Emergency 911 Call Taker/Dispatcher
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Apr 30, 2015
Closing Date: 
May 08, 2015
Hours Per Week: 
Rotating days / 4 on – 2 off / 3:30PM – 11:30PM
Salary: 
$46,241.00 per year; paid weekly at $889.25; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 
  • Work in a 24-Hour-a-Day, State-of-the-Art enhanced 911 facility.
  • Must be alert, calm, able to cope with emergencies, detail-oriented.
  • Clear and distinct speech is essential.
  • Experience with computer-aided dispatch and record-keeping preferred.
  • CPR/First Responder Trained preferred.
  • Bi-lingual, Bi-cultural experience a plus.

Facility is handicap accessible. Persons with disabilities encouraged to apply.

Requirements: 

 

Candidates must submit to a Criminal Record Check.

 

Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by May 8, 2015, to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Local Building Inspector

Job Title: 
Local Building Inspector
Posting Date: 
Apr 27, 2015
Closing Date: 
May 15, 2015
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$55,686.80 per year; paid weekly at $1,070.90; plus benefits
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Under the supervision of a supervisory employee of higher grade who reviews work, rules and regulations; inspects ongoing and completed construction to determine compliance with the Massachusetts' State Building Code and any other applicable State or City statutes, rules and regulations, ordinances and/or by-laws; approves or disapproves plans for the construction, reconstruction, alteration or repair of buildings or structures. Conducts field inspections to determine the safety and stability of existing structures and buildings; approves, issues and denies building permits; issues certificate of use and occupancy; responds to complaints and problems regarding building code violations; inspects fire-damaged buildings; investigates and prepares the Inspectional Services Division's position for presentation to the court concerning the violations of the building code, zoning ordinances and other related rules and regulations; makes reports and keeps records of inspections and investigations. Performs other related duties as required.

Requirements: 

In accordance with MGL Chapter 143, must have at least five (5) years of experience in the supervision of building construction or design or, in the alternative, a two (2) year associate degree in a field relating to building construction or design or any combination of education and experience which would confer equivalent knowledge and ability.

State certification as a Local Building Inspector preferred; or must possess advanced qualifications to be certified by the BBRS, in accordance with the provisions of 780 CMR R7, within 18 months of appointment.

Experience reading, interpreting and applying the Massachusetts state building codes 780 CMR; working diagrams, plans and specifications for building structures; standard references and charts for checking specifications and code standards.

Ability to acquire a general knowledge of the provisions of the local and state zoning ordinances. Able to perform basic mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).

Must possess a current valid Massachusetts Class D Driver's license and have access to a motor vehicle in working condition during all working hours.

Bi-lingual ability and experience with electronic permitting software preferred.

Must be computer literate, with good communication and writing skills. Proven ability using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Ability to work with the public enforcing and interpreting regulations and ordinances in a firm, tactful, and impartial manner.

Work Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00AM-4:00PM, Thursday 8:00AM-7:00PM, Friday 8:00AM-12:00PM

 

Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by May 15, 2015, to:
City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

MBTA Youth Pass Program Intern

Job Title: 
MBTA Youth Pass Program Intern
Posting Date: 
Apr 24, 2015
Closing Date: 
May 01, 2015
Hours Per Week: 
15 hours per week
Salary: 
$16.83 per hour, no benefits
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The City of Somerville seeks a talented and detailed individual with financial experience for a part time position to launch a discount MBTA pass pilot program for Somerville Youth. This individual will be expected to:

  • Work with the MBTA to determine the number of participants in the pilot program
  • Create a plan for recruiting pilot participants
  • Work with the MBTA to determine eligibility requirements for pilot participants, including for the need-based pilot program
  • Cooperate and communicate with the City and the MBTA throughout the pilot project
  • Recruitment of pilot participants
  • Process intake of participants, including verification that they meet the program requirements
  • Collect payments and transmitting collected fares to the MBTA, consistent with the terms of a retail sales agreement, to be agreed upon by the City and MBTA
  • Handle fulfillment of the passes
  • Promptly notify the MBTA of lost or stolen cards and suspected fraud
  • Conduct research data collection, including but not limited to administering surveys
  • Comply with Title VI and MBTA's anti-discrimination policies
  • Prepare and submit deposits
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Requirements: 

  • Must have experience managing financial transactions
  • Must possess a high school diploma, GED, or ADP
  • Must be detailed and accurate with numbers
  • Must be able to start May 11, 2015

Scheduled hours for the position:15 hours per week / no benefits
Monday - Wednesday:2:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday:2:00pm to 7:30pm
Friday:8:30am to 10:30am


Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by May 1, 2015, to:
City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Somerville Water Distribution System Operator

Job Title: 
Somerville Water Distribution System Operator
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Mar 27, 2015
Hours Per Week: 
Full time on a contractual basis
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The City of Somerville, through the Purchasing Department, invites applications for:
Fully Licensed D4 Operator to work on a contractual basis for the City of Somerville.  The City of Somerville is recruiting qualified and interested candidates to work on a full time basis.  If qualified candidates are only available on a part-time basis, the City of Somerville will consider part-time options.

http://www.somervillema.gov/departments/finance/purchasing/bids

Requirements: 

 

  1. References of three municipal customers
  2. Evidence of License(s) and
  3. Signed W9.

 

Evidence of Insurance may be required at time of contract award.

Application Procedure: 

The application can be requested via email from Orazio DeLuca, Contract Manager, at odeluca@somervillema.gov starting Friday, February 6, 2015. The Application will also be available on the City’s Purchasing Website:

Applications will be received at the Purchasing Department, 1st Floor, City Hall, 93 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143, until the position is filled.

Please contact Orazio DeLuca, Contract Manager, 617-625-6600 x3407, or email odeluca@somervillema.gov, for information.

 


The City of Somerville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

If you need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access this program, please contact the ADA Coordinator no later than seven (7) business days before the scheduled event at the address noted below:

Betsy M. Allen 
167 Holland Street, Room 207
Somerville, MA 02144
ballen@somervillema.gov 
(617) 625-6600, Ext. 2323 (Voice) 
(617) 808-4851 (TTY)

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Manager of Residential Assessments

Job Title: 
Manager of Residential Assessments
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Mar 23, 2015
Closing Date: 
Apr 13, 2015
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
Salary range depending on qualifications and experience: $66,950 - $68,973 per year; paid weekly $1,287.50-$1,326.40; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Responsibilities include assisting the Chief Assessor in all aspects of residential assessment as well as leading the work of staff and personal property administration.

 

  • Oversees and coordinates residential sales verification and inspections with Sales/Personal Property Analyst
  • Identifies sales that qualify as market and those that are non-arms length
  • Oversees and coordinates with Assessing staff to complete task of building permit (allowing for capture of tax levy growth) and remeasure-relist inspections
  • Performs field work, including the measure and listing of real estate with occasional personal property inspection.
  • Reviews and enters property deed transfers
  • Oversees and coordinates with those assisting deed entry
  • Prepares abutter and other reports as requested by public and other departments
  • Coordinates training of staff regarding residential listing procedures
  • Coordinates all Personal Property administration with Personal Property consultant
  • Coordinates all Personal Property tasks with Sales/Personal Property Analyst
  • Researches and reports to the Tax Collector regarding the potential for uncollectible accounts
  • Maintains data base for mailing and business location changes and coordination with outside consultants regarding personal property
  • Regularly communicates with taxpayers and the public

 

 

Requirements: 

 

  • Bachelor's Degree and five (5) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Massachusetts Accredited Assessor designation
  • Knowledge of cost, market and income approaches to value; knowledge of real estate and personal property assessment software; knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, fixed assets, contracts and depreciation records.
  • Ability to perform detailed and complex analysis and prepare reports; ability to meet and deal with the public effectively and appropriately; ability to handle problems and emergencies effectively; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to operate a computer; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records; ability to deal appropriately with City employees, City officials and members of the general public.
  • Skill in various computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, GIS and standard query tools.

 

Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by April 13, 2015, to:
City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Lifeguard - Recreation

Job Title: 
Lifeguard - Recreation
Posting Date: 
Mar 10, 2015
Closing Date: 
Apr 01, 2015
Hours Per Week: 
Part time, scheduled as assigned
Salary: 
$13.00 per hour for Lifeguards, $15.00 per hour for Head Lifeguards
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Somerville Recreation is looking for mature and highly motivated staff to oversee our Dilboy Pool during the summer season beginning in July and ending Labor Day weekend.

Requirements: 

Must be 16+ to apply.

Must obtain Lifeguard certification.

Also looking for Water Safety Instructors.

Opportunities for continual training is offered.

 

Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Senior Planner - Transportation

Job Title: 
Senior Planner - Transportation
Posting Date: 
Feb 27, 2015
Closing Date: 
Mar 26, 2015
Hours Per Week: 
Full time
Salary: 
$61,814 per year; paid weekly at $1,188.73; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The Senior Planner is responsible for project management of complex development scenarios by providing technical assistance to appointed and elected officials; development of new planning procedures; preparing written project analysis; interfacing with federal, state and other local l agencies; and managing consultant contracts including scope-of-work and budgets. The Senior Planner also aids in the program management and project delivery of activities associated with the implementation of the neighborhood infrastructure goals outlined in the City's Five Year and Annual Action Plans for the Community Development Block Grant Program. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

  1. Provide technical assistance to the Director of Transportation and Infrastructure, other City staff and elected officials regarding transportation planning activities in the city.
  2. Manage/implementation of capital investment projects related to transportation.
  3. Assist with the planning and delivery of transportation and infrastructure projects funded by the Community Development
  4. Block Grant Programs.
  5. Manage consultant contracts.
  6. Manage RFP's and property disposition.
  7. Interface with local community, other city department, and other federal, state and local agencies.
  8. Prepare written project analysis/response.
  9. Design/prepare/review transportation related design plans.


Requirements: 

Graduate of a four year college with a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in civil engineering, planning, or a related field with three to five- (3-5) years related work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

AICP or PE recommended

Knowledge of community, action groups, politics, neighborhoods and business concerns; considerable knowledge of civil engineering, architecture, landscape architecture and graphic presentation as applied to planning. Considerable knowledge of economic, sociological and environmental aspects of planning; particular knowledge and experience with relation to design, construction and inspection problems commonly met in connection with municipal engineering activities. Knowledge of personal computers and GIS applications; thorough knowledge of transportation planning as it related to urban or regional planning principles and practices; extensive knowledge of multi-modal transportation design principles.

Ability to organize and direct the preparation of comprehensive research studies, analyze problems, prepare technical reports and formulate recommendations; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with architects, contractors, developers, owners, supervisors, employees, and the public.

Skilled public speaker; excellent customer service, planning and design skills.


Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by March 26, 2015, to:
City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.


Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Senior Accountant

Job Title: 
Senior Accountant
Posting Date: 
Feb 27, 2015
Closing Date: 
Mar 26, 2015
Hours Per Week: 
Full time
Salary: 
$61,814 per year; paid weekly at $1,188.73; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Under the supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration the Senior Grant Accountant is primarily responsible for reconciling, monitoring, and maintaining the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, and Emergency Solutions Grant funds on the Cities general ledger. This includes processing accounts payable, processing and reconciling accounts receivable, processing the weekly submission for reimbursements through the HUD Online system(IDIS)and the reconciliation and cash management of program bank account and cash balances . The Senior Grant Account will also assist with project budget setup and annual budget planning and performance review. Senior. Grant Accountant will also assist with other Federal, State and City accounting functions when needed. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

  • Reconcile the City Munis general ledger accounting system with the HUD IDIS disbursement system to ensure accuracy and data integrity between both systems on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain records for accounts payable: create vendor numbers for new vendors, submit requisitions for purchase orders, prepare bill rolls for payment of all department invoices and update Munis weekly with warrant payments and payroll entries.
  • Tracks and record all cash receipts and program income payments, make and record bank deposits and transfers by preparing necessary forms. Reconcile monthly bank statements for multiple cash and loan accounts. Prepare submission in keeping with the City's financial policies and procedures.
  • Monitors monthly reports by reconciling all department accounts against the city ledgers.
  • Prepares weekly submission of reimbursements to HUD through HUD's online system (IDIS). Generate reports and track expenditures for HUD fund programs, ensuring compliance with grant guidelines.
  • 'Assists the Director of Finance with special projects as requested including project budget setup and annual budget planning, forecasting, and performance metric and financial reviews (Incuding the CAPER and Annual Action Plan).
  • Assist with the reconciliation and processing of other city accounts as needed.
  • Maintains attendance system for employees to ensure proper recording of employees paid time off as well as monthly maintenance for accrual updating

 

Requirements: 

College Degree and five (5) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Thorough knowledge of office procedures, equipment and office software; considerable working knowledge of payroll systems, employee benefits and accounting background desirable; knowledge of Microsoft Office, Optima Attendance Controller, HUD IDIS drawdown system, and Munis.

Ability to meet and deal with the public effectively and appropriately; ability to handle problems and emergencies effectively; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to operate a computer; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records; ability to deal appropriately with employees, officials and the public.

Excellent organizational skills, data processing skills and office software including word processing and spreadsheet applications; excellent interpersonal skills.


Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by March 26, 2015, to:
City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov


THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.


Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Director of Transportation and Infrastructure

Job Title: 
Director of Transportation and Infrastructure
Posting Date: 
Feb 26, 2015
Closing Date: 
Mar 27, 2015
Hours Per Week: 
Full time
Salary: 
$82,418 per year; paid weekly $1,584.96; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The Director of Transportation and Infrastructure is responsible for developing, planning, and overseeing the execution of programs and projects including projects funded through the Community Development Block Grant Program; required to perform all similar or related duties. Oversee programs responsible for active status of State, Federal and City transportation program and projects. Oversee programs responsible for renovation, development and maintenance of Somerville's parks and open spaces. Participates in the development of the HUD Five Year Consolidated and Annual Action Plans and Annual Caper reporting. Oversees Infrastructure and Park & Open Space projects funded through CDBG. Manage staff advancing programs, policies and initiatives integral to SPCD. Report, present, research information to execute programs and plan projects. Review and interview consultant section for City services. Provides strategic transportation planning policy and program analysis, supervisory, managerial and organizational development. Ensures that initiatives and priorities of the Administration portfolio under Transportation and Infrastructure are met. Manages, develops and executes highway roadway bridge and transit project redevelopment. Supervises multi-disciplinary projects in developable areas of the City requiring major transportation and infrastructure capacity. Advises Executive Director on staffing requirements. Presents recommendations to Department Executive Director, the Mayor, Board of Aldermen and other City of Somerville and external stakeholders. Represents the City of Somerville's interests before Federal, State and Local government agencies.

Requirements: 

Graduate of a four year college with a Bachelor's Degree (Master's preferred) in civil engineering or related subject with at least 7-10 years related work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

AICP or PE recommended.

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Transportation Planning; particular knowledge and experience with relation to design, construction and inspection problems; ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of a group of employees performing varied functions related to engineering/planning.

Ability to establish good working relationships with contractors, developers, subcontractors, other Federal, State and Local agencies, department personnel, Board of Aldermen and the general public. Ability to acquire and administer human, financial, material and information resources in a manner to instill public trust and in accordance with department goals and objectives. Ability to establish and maintain effective external working relationships with constituents, stakeholders, industry professionals, professional organizations and regulatory agencies.

Have extensive computer skills, organizational skills; communication skills. Excellent leadership and management skills including project management, budgeting and progress tracking skills. Excellent strategic planning, organizational, and presentation skills.


Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by March 26, 2015, to:
City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851

Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.


Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No