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22 Jul 2020

Full-Time Stormwater Manager

City of Roanoke – Posted by jennifer.white@roanokeva.gov Roanoke, Virginia, United States

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Job Description

The City of Roanoke is seeing a highly qualified applicant who can direct, plan and coordinate the operation of the Stormwater Division of the Department of Public Works. The Stormwater Division has responsibility for the operation, maintenance and repair of storm drain infrastructure, capital construction of new drainage infrastructure, regulatory compliance of stormwater programs and floodplain management. This position manages and prepares an annual operating budget of approximately $6 million annually. Duties include staff supervision, program management and resource management relative to the inventory, assessment, prioritization and improvement of stormwater facilities, pipes, culverts, manholes, inlets, curbs, ditches, streams, channels, and benchcuts; management of street sweeping and roadway debris removal; downtown street and sidewalk cleaning operations; water quality permit and watershed improvement program; floodplain management; community outreach and education; and the Stormwater Utility ordinance. Responsibilities entail accountability based on measurable cost effective results for the substance, efficiency, productivity and quality of activities performed within assigned division. Establishes objectives, plans and evaluates operations and the overall effectiveness of the Division’s services. Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university with major in civil engineering or related field; five to ten years’ experience in construction, operation and maintenance of stormwater facilities or related facilities and considerable managerial experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be a Certified Stormwater Manager or obtain certification within 1st year of employment. Credentialed as an Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) through the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure is preferred or be able to obtain within 6 months of hire. Professional Engineer’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia is desired. Must possess a valid appropriate driver’s permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

SUMMARY
Directs, plans and coordinates the operation of the Stormwater Division of the Department of Public Works.  The Stormwater Division has responsibility for the operation, maintenance and repair of storm drain infrastructure, capital construction of new drainage infrastructure, regulatory compliance of stormwater programs and floodplain management. Duties include staff supervision, program management and resource management relative to the inventory, assessment, prioritization  and improvement of stormwater facilities, pipes, culverts, manholes, inlets, curbs, ditches, streams, channels, and benchcuts; management of street sweeping and roadway debris removal; downtown street and sidewalk cleaning operations;  water quality permit and watershed improvement program; floodplain management; community outreach and education;  and the Stormwater Utility ordinance. Responsibilities entail accountability based on measurable cost effective results for the substance, efficiency, productivity and quality of activities performed within assigned division.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.

Plans, coordinates, and directs all facets of stormwater facility construction, operation and maintenance for the City

Develops and administers stormwater capital improvement and stormwater permit compliance plans, contracts and budgets that address both water quantity and quality mandates and best practices.

Oversees projects in process and evaluates completed projects for compliance with laws, regulations, ordinances, contract terms and conditions

Establishes objectives, plans and evaluates operations and the overall effectiveness of the divisions services

Implements divisional operations and personnel policies and recommends new or revised policies to the Director

Coordinates implementation of the Stormwater Utility ordinance

Provides compliance assurance with all stormwater regulations and permit requirements

Manages implementation of Illicit Discharge ordinance, compliance assurance and enforcement

Manages the City’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit program and obligations under the Upper Roanoke River Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Implementation Plan

Represents the City for stormwater quality, commissions related to stormwater and associated stormwater activities

Coordinates floodplain management program

Manages and prepares an annual operating budget of approximately $6 million annual; monitors and/or approves expenditures of the Stormwater enterprise fund; seeks grant funds

Prepares long-range plans for the division that include financial analysis and project review

Oversees the ordering and inventory of materials and supplies for the division

Coordinates interdepartmental activities

Receives and responds to citizen’s inquiries and complaints by taking appropriate action.

Monitors the work of staff for conformance with city and division policies and practices and provides assistance when problems arise

Attends meetings and provides technical assistance covering stormwater facility and regulatory programs

Coordinates the division’s emergency services, responses and environmental management program

Oversees the division’s training and safety programs and ensures related compliance mandates are met

Develops information on stormwater facility and water quality issues for release to the media and the public

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position supervises approximately 50 employees including technical staff and field operations in the Stormwater Division and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, performance and evaluation of division.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university with major in civil engineering or related field; five to ten years’ experience in construction, maintenance and maintenance of stormwater facilities or related facilities and considerable managerial experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be a Certified Stormwater Manager or obtain certification within 1st year of employment. Credentialed as an Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) through the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure is preferred or be able to obtain within 6 months of hire.  Professional Engineer’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia preferred.

SALARY: $70,296.72 – $112,474.96 Annually with Benefits

How to Apply

For more information and to apply click here. Application closing date is August 22, 2020.

Job Categories: Water. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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