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Engineering Technician - Natural Resources Division for mark - City of Redmond ( Job # 13-0036)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $4,373.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $5,444.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Public Works
Closes: July 12, 2013 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The City of Redmond is in search of an innovative person who shares the City’s commitment and passion for the environment to join our team. This position resides in the Engineering Section of the Natural Resources Division and is charged with providing technical support to  Natural Resources staff, including: performing mapping and GIS; maintaining and updating stormwater billing information (which provides funding for the City’s Stormwater Utility), including impervious surface coverage, stormwater credits, and owner information; functioning as the main contact for answering and resolving stormwater billing questions; and providing education on the Stormwater Utility to customers. This position also works with the Senior Engineering Technician to assist Natural Resources staff with a variety of projects, including: education, outreach, technical research, mapping, data analysis, database maintenance, and field work involving groundwater, stormwater, and stream and habitat restoration.

Essential Duties:

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Use ArcGIS to map and update impervious areas, tree canopy, and other stormwater and natural features from aerials
  • Track, maintain and update GIS data and various database applications, including stormwater billing information and regional stormwater facilities  
  • Organize and maintain electronic files and transaction records
  • Calculate and submit stormwater billing to Finance
  • Provide information to and respond to questions and inquiries from customers, contractors, property owners, City staff, and the general public verbally and in writing
  • Educate the public about stormwater fees, calculations, ordinances, and the Natural Resources Division and Stormwater Utility programs
  • Prepare reports, and use GIS to provide maps, data and analysis for staff as needed
  • Assist division staff with ongoing and special projects
  • Conduct research, compile information, collect data and assist in preparing reports
  • Prepare visual materials for City Council, citizen meetings or others as needed
  • Track and document usage of on-call engineering contracts   

The City of Redmond provides a generous benefits package including: medical, dental and vision benefits; paid sick leave, vacation and holidays; retirement; and life insurance.

City Values:

Integrity:  We demonstrate sound, honest, truthful and consistent actions.

Accountability:  We take ownership of our actions and responsibilities.

Commitment to Service:  We are dedicated to seeking solutions for our community.


City Hall
15670 NE 85th Street
Redmond, WA 98052