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Company Name:
City of Dover
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Dover, Delaware
United States
Engineering - Civil
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Less than 2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Civil Engineer I

Department of Public Works 

The City of Dover, (Dover, Delaware) is currently recruiting for the position of Civil Engineer I. The essential function of this position is to assist the Department of Public Works in the analysis, design, construction, inspection and maintenance of a variety of water, wastewater, transportation, stormwater and geotechnical projects.

Ethical conduct and honest behavior are our basic organizational values.  Candidates will be instrumental in assisting to make Dover a place where people want to live through our motto –

Dedication, Ownership, Vision, Excellence and Reliability


  • Data and record keeping, system component analysis, miscellaneous field investigations, preparation of plans and specifications.
  • Subdivision/site plan review including water, wastewater, stormwater and transportation infrastructure.  


  • Applicants who can be creative in delivering efficient services to the community we serve are highly desired.
    • Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering, architecture or closely related field.
    • Minimum of six (6) months of related experience preferred. 
    • Experience with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products is required.  
    • Must possess Fundamental of Engineering certification or obtain within one (1) year of employment.     


  • Ability to organize, prioritize, work effectively and accurately
  • Listening, problem-solving and decision-making ability
  • Strong collaboration with all levels internal and external to the organization 


The City of Dover offers a total compensation package, which includes health, dental, and vision insurance; 401a and 457 deferred compensation plans; and group life insurance. Paid vacation and sick leave are provided. 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to:

A successful criminal background and driving record investigation will be required.

Candidates may be given a job-related test during the interview.

The City of Dover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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