Civil Engineer I/II/III

  • James City County
  • 101 Mounts Bay Road, Williamsburd
  • Sep 29, 2023
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Civil Engineer I/II/III

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at

$64,283 - $73,818 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits.

The James City County General Services Department seeks an individual to perform experienced engineering work reviewing plans of developments associated with the County’s Chesapeake Bay Act, erosion and sediment control, drainage, floodplain, stormwater management and private street programs, and addressing citizen concerns and performing administrative duties.

There are three levels of Civil Engineer distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

Civil Engineer I: $64,283 / year or higher DOQ

Civil Engineer II: $68,877 / year or higher DOQ

Civil Engineer III: $73,818 / year or higher DOQ


  • Performs thorough plan of development reviews as required for the County’s Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area, Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control (VESCP) and Virginia Stormwater Management (VSMP) Programs.
  • Reviews construction plans and computations associated with drainage, erosion and sediment control and stormwater management systems.
  • Communicates with the development community on plan of development reviews; prepares technical reports and letters to developers, engineers, and the community regarding issues.
  • Provides technical assistance to inspectors and planners on engineering issues.
  • Completes special assignments assigned by Chief Civil Engineer; manages plan of development cases at Development Round Table meetings.


  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County criteria.
  • Knowledge of state/local drainage, erosion and sediment control, floodplain, stormwater management and Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area program requirements; principles and practices of engineering, hydrology and hydraulics as it pertains to plan preparation and review, construction methods and practices, and compliance monitoring of erosion and sediment control or stormwater management measures for site, subdivision and roadway plans; principles and processes for providing customer service including setting and meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Skill in use of computer software, especially Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to perform basic project/case management; use logic and reasoning to understand, analyze and evaluate situations and exercise good judgment to make appropriate decisions; listen and understand directions, information and ideas presented verbally or in writing.

Click here for full job description. Accepting applications until 11:59pm EST on 10/13/23. Cover letters and resumes may also be attached, but a fully completed application is required for your application to be considered.

Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at


$64,283 - $73,818 / year or higher DOQ