There is one opening with the Yakima County Public Services, Water Resource Division. Positions serves as technical lead for complex Water Resources engineering projects providing senior level technical and professional expertise. Acts as the technical support person to Yakima County elected and senior staff officials on design of flood control and stormwater facilities at varying levels of detail (preliminary to final); Stormwater facilities; hydraulic, hydrologic and stormwater modeling; and managing contracts for consultants and project construction. Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field and four years of engineering experience including stormwater and flood control, OR a combination of related experience or training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Required: Valid WA State Driver’s License and proof of insurance (if requested), Professional Engineer Certification from an NCEES-compliant state and ability to obtain and maintain FAA drone certification (if necessary). Interested applicants must apply online at www.yakimacounty.us. Position closes at 11:59 pm, June 25, 2020. For information, contact Yakima County Human Resources Department (509) 574?2210 EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.
About Yakima County
Yakima County is located in south central Washington near the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains in a major agricultural and outdoor recreation region. It is situated in the fertile Yakima Valley, known for its wineries and apple orchards. The geography varies from densely timbered, mountainous terrain in the west, rolling foothills, broad valleys and arid regions to the east and fertile valleys in its central and southern parts. It is centrally located between the cities of Seattle, Spokane and Portland. The Yakima Valley is a wonderful place to live, work and play.Though agriculture has been the staple of the economy over the last 100 years, Yakima is also known for its workforce in health services and local government. Yakima County is one of the largest employers in the County, employing 900+ full-time employees that provide local government services to 260,000 residents. To learn more about the services provided, go to: www.yakimacounty.us