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City Engineer - City of Granbury, TX (ID: 325237)

Title City Engineer
Type Engineering
Date Posted 2019-03-13
City / Organization City of Granbury, TX
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Located just 25 miles from Fort Worth, Granbury, Texas, is a community ideally situated on the edge of the beautiful Texas Hill Country.  It covers 14 square miles with room for growth and is located in Hood County.  Granbury prides itself on being cultural, culinary and outdoor mecca, all with a vintage twist.  Live theater and musical performances are offered year-round at the recently restored 1886 Granbury Opera House and at the Granbury Live performance hall, both on the Historic Granbury Square.  As the first courthouse in Texas to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Square also serves as a charming backdrop to an electric mix of galleries, shops, wineries and eateries.

Lake Granbury is a virtual water playground with a sandy city beach, boating and skiing, fishing, and everything in between.  Granbury’s extensive trail system is perfect for a leisurely walk or a more active hike or bicycling experience.

Granbury is the county seat for Hood County and has a population approaching 10,000 but serves a county population closer to 60,000.  Granbury is a home rule municipality operating under a council-manager form of government.  The City has a total year budget of over $43 million and employs a staff of 200.

The City Engineer plays an important role within the city.  The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter with a high-energy level, demonstrated leadership skills, and a desire for growth and success that matches their personal career goals.

The City Engineer also plays a key role in the Public Works Department.  The individual selected will be involved in all aspects of engineering including current and long-range planning, transportation planning, historic preservation, and GIS development.  The City Engineer will be the city’s initial point of contact for engineering related matters with the development community and is responsible for establishing a positive tone in the administration of the City’s development, historic and subdivision review processes.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from a program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, registration in Texas as a professional engineer (P.E.), minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible civil engineering experience and the ability to become the certified Flood Plain Administrator within one year from employment.  Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered

The City of Granbury offers a competitive salary, which is between $74,532 - $108,018, depending on qualifications and experience.  The City participates in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) at a 7% employee deposit rate with a city matching ratio of 2:1.   A full range of leave and insurance benefits is also provided to full time employees.


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Job Post Expiration Date   August 31, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .