Senior Engineer
UD-0000003R Requisition #

Serve your community. Make a difference. Grow your career. MEANINGFUL WORK awaits you here at the City of North Las Vegas. We serve one of the largest culturally diverse cities in the nation and our community continues to grow! If you value Accountability, Communication, and Teamwork then you are just the person we are looking for!

A Senior Engineer is an essential member of our team, and we invite you to apply and help contribute to CNLV’S growing success! Please thoroughly review the information and selection process outlined below this announcement.

Please thoroughly review the information and selection process outlined below this announcement.


  • Submit a Complete Application – For your application to be considered, you MUST fully complete an online application by providing sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications, attach any documents as necessary, and answer ALL questions. Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this announcement and click “SUBMIT” at the end of your application.
  • Pay Considerations – The salary range for the position is $82,832.71 - $124,252.32. Starting salary is dependent on education, qualifications, and experience. Existing employees will receive increases as outlined by their bargaining agreement.
  • Work Schedule – This position is scheduled to work 4 days per week, 9 hours per day, Monday through Thursday, 6:00am to 4:00pm.
  • Environment – While performing the essential functions of the job the employee is primarily required to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, read printed materials and a computer screen and communication in person and over the telephone. Works in an office environment where there is little or no physical discomfort associated with changed in weather or discomfort associated with noise, dust, dirt, etc.

Plans, supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of professional and technical support staff; performs professional level engineering planning, engineering designing, engineering design review, bidding and construction management duties; coordination of all aspects of both land development and capital improvement projects and programs.

The full job description can be found here: Senior Engineer 

Check out some of our benefits here: CNLV Benefits Flyer

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
  • Four years of professional level engineering work and project management experience in the applicable area of responsibility (Engineering Services, Development and Flood Control, Technical Services, or Transportation Services), preferably in a public agency.
  • Equivalency: May substitute a combination of equivalent education and experience. The City assesses 1 year of fulltime experience as equivalent to one year of education.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Nevada. If registered in another state must obtain Nevada registration within one year of hire/reclassification.
  • Grade 2 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification in the State of Nevada. If certified in another state must obtain Nevada certification with six months of hire/reclassification. (Wastewater Engineering Position candidates only)
  • Must possess a valid Nevada State Driver’s License and maintain satisfactory motor vehicle records during the duration of employment.


  1. Complete Online Application - Interested candidates MUST submit a completed application through the City’s application system. Evaluation of meeting requirements will be made solely on information provided on the application and any required attachments.
  2. The selection process will begin with a screening of the application/resume - The best qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the assessment process. The selection process will include (dates to be determined).
  3. Oral Board Interview - (Weighted 100%, Passing Score 70%).
  4. Pre-Employment Screening - Selected candidates for this position are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes but is not limited to local & state criminal history check; federal criminal history checks via submission of fingerprints; and drug screening.
  5. Selection/Offers - 

Note: Subsequent vacancies during the life of the internal eligibility list may require participation in an additional selection interview. The selection interview will be weighted 100%, requiring a passing score of 70% in order to be considered for the subsequent position vacancy.

The selection process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the candidate requiring accommodation to contact the Human Resources Department (preferably in writing) at the time of application.

Linda Pulido | Talent Acquisition Partner 
Email: Pulidol@Cityofnorthlasvegas.com 

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