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Graduate Civil Engineer

Job Title: Graduate Civil Engineer - Bachelor's degree candidates encouraged to apply!
Exam Number: 3B04-20240708-OC-00
Salary: $61,335 per year. 10% Hiring Bonus! Over $6000 paid in 2 installments.
Certification Rule: Rule of Five (5)
Competition: Open-Competitive
Department: City of Philadelphia
Announcement Date: 07/08/2024
Close Date: 07/11/2025

General Definition:
The City of Philadelphia seeks entry-level engineers completing or within 9 months of a bachelor's degree in civil, hydraulic, sanitary, structural, or architectural engineering, or construction management. No experience necessary!

About the Position:
This role involves beginning level civil engineering work, progressively increasing in scope and complexity. Assignments require evaluative thinking and adherence to standard engineering practices under supervision.

Union Code: J District Council 47, Local 2187
FLSA Code: Exempt

Application Procedures:
City of Philadelphia Application Information:
Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Philadelphia. Please complete the entire application accurately, including updated contact information, and submit all certifications, required licenses, and relevant documentation.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, hydraulic, sanitary, structural, architectural engineering, or related fields from an accredited college or university.

Physical & Medical Requirements:
Ability to perform job duties and work in required environmental conditions.

Required Licenses & Certifications:
Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to and during tenure of employment.

Other Requirements:
Candidates must submit official transcripts indicating completion of the educational requirement and all required licenses, registrations, or certifications at the time of application.

Equivalency Statement(s):
Any equivalent combination of education that has included completion of a bachelor’s degree program in an acceptable area of engineering.

Application Details:
As an employer, the City of Philadelphia offers inclusion, integrity, innovation, empowerment, and growth opportunities.

Notes to Applicants:
Discover a vibrant work environment, comprehensive benefits, and the experience to excel. Learn more about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and equal opportunity employment.

Eligible List:
Open-Competitive list will be established. No promotional preference for permanent City employees.

Residency Waiver:
Residency in Philadelphia required within one year of appointment.

Preference for Philadelphia Residents:
Priority given to residents maintaining bona fide residence for at least one year prior to the exam.

Veteran’s Preference:
10-point preference for eligible veterans. Attach DD214, member 4, for consideration.

Test Review:
Candidates may review and appeal their test results within 30 days of notification.