General Statement of Duties
An employee in this class plans, organizes, coordinates and participates in executing the Village’s Stormwater Management Program. Work requires a significant level of independence, self-initiative, program knowledge, and self-confidence in group activities. The employee exercises judgment and initiative in setting and carrying out scheduled activities, monitoring outside agency requirements, and proposing improvements to the existing Stormwater program. Work involves frequent field visits to inspect work in various stages of completion and analyzing the source of illicit Stormwater discharges, attendance at program related seminars and conferences, and interaction with agencies to ensure understanding of Stormwater requirements and compliance. Technical judgment is required to interpret provisions of the policies and ordinances as applied to projects and circumstances. Tact, courtesy, and firmness must be exercised in dealing with contractors, other governmental agencies, and the general public. The employee may represent the Village to a wide variety of citizens, developers, state and federal regulatory officials, etc. The employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions and hot and cold temperatures, and can be subject to noise and dust. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Village Engineer and is evaluated through review of reports and record documentation, and citizen and outside reactions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Tasks
• Assists in developing and implementing the Stormwater Management Program.
• Assists in GPS data collection and field mapping activities.
• Performs various GIS mapping activities including collecting and organizing source documents, digitizing features and linking documents/pictures.
• Assists with creating, coordinating and presenting Stormwater educational materials and programs to citizens, school groups and Village employees.
• Assists in responding to citizen inquiries and complaints regarding the Stormwater program, water quality, and flooding concerns.
• Assists with the inspection of Stormwater BMPs.
• Assists with the inspection of Stormwater system structural components.
• Assists with the compliance and enforcement of the Stormwater management program and Stormwater ordinances.
• Assists with investigations to detect and eliminate illicit discharges and connections.
• Assists with organizing and conducting citizen volunteer programs.
• Exercises document and file management skills to prepare, maintain, and update a variety of files and records.
• Performs related duties as required.
Recruitment and Selection Guidelines
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Working knowledge of state and local Stormwater regulations.
• Ability to compile materials from a variety of sources.
• Ability to enforce regulations tactfully and firmly.
• Skill in interpreting regulations and their application to specific situations.
• Skill in reading site plans.
• Ability to prepare detailed records and reports.
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with Village officials, other public officials, community groups, employees, contractors and the general public.
• Ability to present ideas effectively in oral and written form.
• Considerable proficiency with computer applications including word processing, data base management, spreadsheets, ArcGIS and PowerPoint.
• Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical and/or professional languages including civil engineering, GIS, federal and state statues, legal, etc.
• General knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment utilized in the area of assigned work.
• General knowledge of work hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with assigned area of work.
• Working knowledge of OSHA Regulations.
• Must be able to perform the physical life functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
• Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly.
• Ability to maneuver through Stormwater management and drainage facilities, sometimes heavily vegetated.
• Must possess visual acuity to produce and review written reports and records including mathematical calculations, operate a computer terminal, analyze data, and read maps, schematic drawings, and plans, and do extensive reading.
Desirable Education and Experience
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in environmental science or experience equivalent to an Associate’s Degree.
• One year experience in Stormwater, watershed management, water quality monitoring or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
• Experience using ESRI’s, ArcGIS is highly desired but not required.
• A valid North Carolina Driver's License.
One year experience in Stormwater, watershed management, water quality monitoring or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Experience using ESRIâ€™s, ArcGIS is highly desired but not required.