Employment Opportunities

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  • Commissioner of Public Works, ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

Starting Annual Salary: $98,827

The work involves planning and directing the operation of the Public Works Department, which includes the Division of Highways, Division of Buildings & Grounds, and the Bureau of Weights & Measures. The incumbent coordinates municipal public works projects and maintains liaison with State and Federal governments on major public works projects. This is a major administrative engineering position involving responsibility for the application of engineering and executive abilities in planning, organizing and coordinating the Department of Public Works. Work is performed under the general direction of the County Executive who holds conferences and reviews reports for conformance with policies. The incumbent Supervises and directs the activities of department personnel through subordinate executives. Does related work as required.

Directs, through key staff members, the planning, design, maintenance and construction of all engineering projects for the County, and in an advisory capacity, for municipalities;

Consults with State officials on matters concerning legislation and appropriation, coordination of state projects with local needs and problems;

Coordinates public works problems, projects and policies throughout the County;

Establishes policy and broad program outlines for the department's operation;

Adjusts complaints and answers questions on proposed improvements, maintenance and operation of County owned properties;

Addresses meetings of civic groups, municipal groups, etc., and maintains an active public relations program;

Works with other County department heads and officials in major problems of maintenance, operation and expansion of facilities and buildings.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:Candidate must be licensed and registered by the State of New York as a professional engineer at time of appointment.

Competitive benefits package includes comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage and NYS retirement.

If interested and meet the above qualifications, please forward resume by November 23, 2016 to:Mr. David Palmer, Commissioner of Personnel, Erie County,95 Franklin Street, 6th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14202or by email to David.Palmer@erie.gov

Only those whose resumes are being considered will be contacted.Erie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Town of Penfield is currently seeking to fill a full-time, mid-level engineering position in the Town's Engineering Department. The employee will work both in the field and in the office on a wide variety of projects. The candidate should be experienced, highly motivated and versatile in the field of civil engineering.

Candidates must be a resident of Monroe County, New York.

Basic Duties :
Provide support for municipal engineering projects including: All engineering aspects of storm and sanitary sewer utilities, forcemain and pump station design. Preparing technical reports to reflect studies, surveys and analysis of engineering projects. Design improvement projects such as new sewers, roadways and sidewalks. Prepare and review plans for new developments and specifications for construction projects, including mapping, calculations and cost estimating. Provides engineering assistance to and works collaboratively with all departments as necessary. Answer questions from residents concerning drainage, water, sewer and traffic problems. Employee will perform other duties as directed by the Town Engineer.

This position reports directly to the Town Engineer. Attendance at all Transportation Committee meetings is required (evenings 1x/month) along with attendance at all Energy and Environmental Advisory Committee (EEAC) meetings (evenings 1x/month).


Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related fields, plus four (4) years paid full-time experience in Civil or Environmental Engineering; or

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master's degree in Civil Engineering plus two (2) years of full-time professional civil engineering experience.

Starting Pay:  $50,500.00

Qualified candidates may send letter of interest with current resume to:

Tracey A. Easterly
Director of Human Resources
3100 Atlantic Avenue
Penfield, NY 14526


Professional, exempt level engineering and policy influencing advisory position responsible for direction, administration, & operation of Engineering Dept. which includes construction, repair & maintenance of all City streets, water & sewer lines & facilities, & several municipal bldg. projects. BS in Engineering, NY State PE License. & min. 5 yrs exp. in heavy hwy./civil oriented design or const. work.

Salary $95,500/yr. + fringes

Full job descriptions at www.niagarafallsusa.org. Per Charter, City residency required within 6 mos. of appt. Residency may be waived by action of City Council. 

Cover, Resumes/Apps. & 3 letters of professional references to

City of Niagara Falls
Human Resource Department
Room 14 – City Hall
P.O. Box 69
Niagara Falls, NY 14302-0069
FAX 716-286-4352


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