The City of Gunnison is seeking a qualified individual for the position of City Engineer to assist with planning and design of utility and street and alley infrastructure, along with related contract administration, surveying and field engineering. The City Engineer will be an integral resource working toward the achievement of results in the City of Gunnison’s Strategic Plan across multiple departments.
Send application, cover letter, and resume to Tammy Shelafo, 201 W. Virginia Ave., P.O. Box 239, Gunnison, CO 81230 or email to tshelafo@GunnisonCO.gov The first review of applications is February 5, 2018. Position is open until filled.
The minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, with at least two years of experience in municipal engineering. A Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of Colorado is required.
Additional Salary Information: The City of Gunnison offers a competitive benefit program which includes three weeks of vacation, twelve days of sick leave and twelve holidays. 5% of the employee’s gross pay is matched by the City in a defined contribution retirement program. The City pays 75% of health insurance premiums for the employee and dependents.
The City of Gunnison was recognized by Outdoor Magazine as one the "The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2016". Gunnison is known for its natural beauty and amazing year-round recreational opportunities. The Gunnison River is home to the country's largest Kokanee salmon run and the biggest concentration of trout in Colorado. Blue Mesa Reservoir is the state's largest body of water and is idea...l for many recreational activities. Hartman Rocks, located approximately two miles south of the City, includes base area trail head facilities, and a 8,300 acre recreation area managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The Cattlemen’s Days PCRA rodeo takes place over a 10-day period in July. Ranked among the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in America, we are home to Gunnison Valley Hospital. Western State Colorado University is a four-year institution with outstanding programs, including a variety of graduate programs. The Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport, located in Gunnison, serves the community with air service on United during the summer and off-seasons and United, American, and Alaska during the winter. Gunnison is located within a short drive to three ski areas including Crested Butte Mountain Resort and Monarch Mountain. Gunnison Watershed School District provides a quality K-12 education.