Wednesday , 25 April 2018

Village (Municipal) Civil Engineer

The Village of Holmen, Wisconsin (approx. pop. 10,000), is seeking candidates for the position of Village (Municipal) Civil Engineer, to lead the Village’s newly created Engineering Division. Holmen, the fastest growing community in Western Wisconsin, is a thriving, progressive and vibrant community located in La Crosse County.  The Village seeks a candidate who will complement its already strong and outstanding Leadership Team.

Under general supervision and direction from the Village Administrator, the Village Engineer, schedules, organizes and plans the implementation of advanced municipal engineering activities. Duties include, but are not limited to: performing skilled professional field or office civil engineering work and designs, land surveys, engineering inspections and oversight of construction projects for the Village of Holmen, and specifically, for the Department of Public Works as directed.  This position supervises personnel within the Engineering Division; prepares engineering designs, exhibits, plans, maps, cost estimates and bid specifications; collaborates and confers with residents, public officials, business leaders, developers, architects and engineers; and provides leadership and support to the Village of Holmen and Public Works and Planning Departments utilizing highly advanced engineering skills and knowledge.  The candidate shall be committed to the community, be fair, honest, ethical and transparent, and embody the Village of Holmen Operational Mission Statement, Team Member Core Values, and Village Operational Vision and Expectations.

Qualifications: Position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (ABET school); registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin; and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in engineering, preferably in the area of municipal engineering.  Seven (7) to Ten (10) years’ experience in municipal engineering is preferred.  Three (3) years of supervisory experience is preferred.  Proficient with the use of GIS and AutoCAD is required.  Possession of and ability to maintain, an appropriate valid WI driver’s license is required.  Residency is not required.

Hiring salary range: $77,771 to $108,763 DOQ, plus an excellent benefit package. Confidentiality cannot be guaranteed for finalists. Please submit a Village of Holmen application, professional resume, cover letter, and any documentation providing support of credentials by April 29, 2018, to Scott Heinig, Village Administrator, at or at Village of Holmen, P.O. Box 158, Holmen, WI 54636.  Website: for application materials and position description.

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