Stormwater Inspector

City of Petersburg | Petersburg, VA

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Posted Date 6/26/2019

$35,507.00 - $58,481.00 Annually

Performs technical and skilled work in support of the engineering and storm water management program. Performs responsible, and often independent, technical and administrative tasks associated with implementing environmental and engineering programs to provide a desired level of service and to ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws. Performs related work as required. Responsible for the review of site and development plans and the daily site inspection of multiple construction projects to ensure compliance with local, state and federal codes and standards. Performs site construction, erosion & sediment control, and BMP inspections in support of the city’s E&S, MS4 and VSMP Permit Programs. Inspects other drainage infrastructure as required. Notifies property owners of necessary maintenance needs. Makes recommendations and provides assistance to property owners and contractor on resolving operation deficiencies. Responds to citizen inquires, complaints, and requests for assistance regarding operation and maintenance of storm water management facilities and other drainage issues. Inputs, manages, and utilizes storm water databases and storm water inputs to the GIS system. Schedules inspections, communications, and follow-up visits with property owners. Searches for illicit discharges to drainage systems to ensure compliance with City, state, and federal regulations and ordinances. Performs other related tasks as required.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of storm water management design and construction, erosion and sediment control practices, and related topics. General knowledge of terminology, methods and techniques as applied to the design, construction and maintenance of public and private storm water facilities and BMP’s. Ability to understand and interpret construction drawings and specifications. Thorough understanding of public relations and effective communications. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Functional skill with personal computers, including word processing and spreadsheet software. Ability to perform light manual labor for extended periods under unfavorable weather conditions.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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