• Full Time
  • Moab, Utah
  • $96,345 – $144,531 annually DOQ USD / Year

Website City of Moab

The City of Moab is seeking a City Engineer to join this vibrant community of 5,500 located along the Colorado River in rugged southeastern Utah. The region is known for its stunning red rock cliffs and towering sandstone formations, attracting 3 million global visitors a year.


Incorporated in 1902, the City of Moab operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The five-member City Council is elected at large, and members serve four-year terms. The Mayor is elected separately and acts as the chairperson for City Council meetings. The Current mayor has been serving since 2022.

The City serves a population of 5,500 with a 2023 budget of $24 million and a team of 157 FTEs. Administration includes the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Executive Administrative Assistant, Communications & Engagement Manager, Sustainability Director, and Housing Director.


Working under the general and broad policy guidance of the Community Development Director, the City Engineer leads the Engineering Department and is assisted by two Engineer-in-Training (EIT) individuals to oversee vital infrastructure projects in Moab City. The City Engineer manages project planning, design, and implementation while ensuring compliance with regulations and quality standards. They also supervise contracts and lead public utility master planning efforts to address the City’s growing needs for essential services. The Department operates with a budget of $800,000 (not including capital projects) and four FTEs.


This is an excellent opportunity to bring your passion for public service and make a positive impact at the dynamic and future-focused City of Moab. Moab offers an engaging work environment and a strong sense of community spirit among residents, which creates a supportive and collaborative atmosphere for city employees. There’s a sense of purpose in contributing to the community’s development and enhancing its infrastructure. Come work with great people and enjoy a work-life balance in a world-renowned outdoor destination that attracts over 3 million people a year.

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More Information: GMP Consultants is assisting the City of Moab with this search. Learn more at gmphr.com. The City of Moab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First Review: Rolling Interviews. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their application and related materials expeditiously for consideration.

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