Stormwater Operations Manager - Florida

Pinellas County Utilities | Clearwater, FL

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Posted Date 2/25/2020

Salary Range: $78,353.60 - $125,382.40

Join our APWA certified team in protecting Pinellas County citizen from flooding. As the Section Manager, you will oversee and maintain the County’s stormwater infrastructure in Right-of-Ways, easements, and other lands through Pinellas County.

This is a highly responsible managerial, administrative, and technical position managing the Stormwater Operations Section within Public Works. The Stormwater Operations Section is tasked with investigating citizen requests concerning the County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4), asset mapping, operating and maintaining the County’s open and closed conveyance systems and attenuation and treatment facilities, street sweeping, stockpile operation, and emergency response to flooding, roadway blockages, or damage. This position manages and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the section which includes 75 FTE; works with upper level management on critical issues and organizational policies; makes important procedural and operational recommendations to management to ensure maximum management efficiency and develops the operating budget. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Stormwater and Vegetation Management Division Director.

Position Specific Requirements

  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible technical, professional, and administrative functions in stormwater operations associated with stormwater infrastructure management, regulatory compliance, community services, contracts management, systems development that includes formal supervisory training (1 year of team leadership or supervisory experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, project management, engineering, environmental management, accounting or related and 3 years of experience as described above.
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Expertise in MS4 operation and maintenance and permit requirements.
  • Knowledge of stormwater facility design and maintenance (ponds and exfiltration systems).
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) compliance expertise.Stormwater, Erosion and Sedimentation Control inspector certification (obtain w/in 6 months of hire).
  • Must have the ability to present information to diverse audiences including citizens and technical audiences.
  • Experience in work/asset management systems.
  • Ability to complete programmatic analysis to assess efficiencies, cost benefit, and other evaluations as assigned.
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid State of Florida Driver's License upon hire with eligibility based upon evaluation of a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) driving report.
  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.

Highly Desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree with major course work in physical, natural, or biological science, environmental science, engineering, or related field.
  • Five years of management and supervisory experience over large teams including supervisor and leadership training.
  • General understanding of engineering principles as they relate to stormwater systems.
  • General knowledge of SWFWMD permitting and compliance.
  • Knowledge of NPDES permitting.
  • Working knowledge of environmental practices and natural systems.
  • Knowledge of street sweeping best practices.
  • Emergency response experience (i.e., have storm response experience and FEMA ICS training).
  • Temporary Traffic Control certification.


Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment by the state and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.

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