Posted on 09/07/2021Jefferson County Commission - Birmingham, AL 35203
$53,580.80-$83,096.00 per year Full Time
Jefferson County celebrates its 200-year birthday and is proud to serve a vibrant and diverse community rich in history, culture and natural beauty. Jefferson County is home to nationally recognized dining, world-class attractions, parks, events, and other activities to see and do. The Washington Post named Birmingham as one of the best vacation destinations to visit. Additionally, Zagat recently ranked Birmingham number one on the list of America’s Next Hot Food Cities. You can enjoy asparagus salad with roasted pecan dressing at an elegant restaurant for lunch and look forward to dinner at a “meat-andthree” serving country-fried steak, collard greens, butter beans and cornbread.
Jefferson County, located in Central Alabama, is a beautiful region nestled in the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. With a population of 659,300, it is the most populous county in the state. Its county seat, Birmingham, is a wonderfully diverse city with a metropolitan area that features something for everyone. It is young, traditional, vibrant, friendly, cultured, and complex! Economic Prosperity, World Class Universities, Research and Healthcare Options There’s an excitement about Jefferson County. This thriving metropolitan region encourages the innovative spirit of progress and expansion, driving the region’s economic growth. Home to an economic development program, Innovation Depot supports and cultivates 92 early-stage technology companies, strengthening the local economy. Community partnerships align efforts to foster job creation and bolster the region’s competitiveness as a desirable location with a high quality of life. Vibrant banking and education institutions are driving forces in the metro economy. Jefferson County is home to one of the largest banking centers in the southeast, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham ranks in the top 15% of all universities worldwide. Jefferson County’s residents can walk the trails of Ruffner Mountain, the second largest urban nature preserve in the country, frequent the new Uptown entertainment district, sample wine made from local fruit along the local Wine Trail, visit the Civil Rights District, tour the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and enjoy Avondale and Lakeview, two of the newest revitalized, up and coming places to experience. Residents can also enjoy a baseball game at Regions Field and watch the Birmingham Barons run around the bases right in the heart of downtown Birmingham.
The Jefferson County and Birmingham region continues to grow more sophisticated and exude contemporary amenities and hospitality. It is one of the 60 largest metropolitan areas in the country and is a wonderful place to live, work, do business, and play! In fact, in 2022, the city will host the World Games and welcome in thousands of athletes from around the world.
Civil Engineers working within the Merit System focus on the design and review of public infrastructure facilities and proposed construction plans to ensure compliance with professional practices, applicable codes, regulations and standards. They direct and assist sub-professional engineering staff assigned to projects in the field. Individuals within this job class work with senior engineer professionals until proficiency is achieved and their work is reviewed for compliance with project outcomes.
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