Engineering Stormwater Technician

City of Venice | Venice, FL

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Posted Date 6/24/2020

The Stormwater Technician monitors City of Venice engineering projects for satisfactory completion and cost effectiveness. 

$20.2985/hour - $21.7439/hour


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Level I (Grade 127)

  1. Conducts field supervision of capital improvements, evaluation of shop drawings, contract documents and technical specifications.Approves requests for payment after verifying work is complete as invoiced.
  2. Inspects private developments for compliance with Engineering Department permit requirements, city standard detail requirements, construction methods, and technical specifications.Coordinates completion of required testing and agency requirements.
  3. Assists City Engineer with plan review for Technical Review Committee and Construction Plan Review submittals to verify compliance with City Codes and engineering requirements.
  4. Technical review of contract specifications and acceptable construction standards.
  5. Identifies and resolves engineering issues related to assigned projects.
  6. Conducts field inspections and prepares inspection reports for compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit compliance.
  7. Receives and responds to requests from the public for assistance, resolves complaints and recommends necessary corrective action as required.
  8. Accurately and legibly completes and maintains records, reports, forms, and other required documentation.Coordinates and assembles data for presentations.
  9. Coordinates with the Marketing and Communications Officer to disseminate information to advise the public or other agencies of construction activity which may result in the interruption of service or other inconveniences.
  10. Responsible for staying current with all governing regulations and compliance requirements.
  11. Safely and efficiently drives and operates city vehicles as required.

    Level II (Grade 129)

  12. In addition to all functions performed at Level I, an Engineering Stormwater Technician II:


    1. May advise the Engineering Stormwater Technician I.


    2. Approves orders for equipment, materials and supplies. Processes invoices according to City policies and procedures.


    3. Coordinates field inspection schedule with Engineering Stormwater Technician I.


    4. Coordinates right-of-way and license agreement permitting and inspections.



Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of work assignments following established safety practices.  Responsible in work to the City Engineer or designee.

Minimum Education and Training

Level I (127)

  1. Three (3) years experience as an inspector or in utility construction.
  2. Must posses or be able to obtain Stormwater Inspector certification within one (1) year from date of hire.Required to maintain certification.
  3. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) field inspection experience preferred.
  4. An Associates Degree in Engineering or related field preferred.


Level II (Grade 129) 

  1. Vacant position authorized in the department budget.
  2. Five (5) years experience as an inspector or in utility construction.
  3. Possess and maintain Stormwater Inspector certification.
  4. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) field inspection experience required.

Minimum Qualifications and Standards Required


Skill Requirements:

Knowledge of current engineering principles applicable to utilities and stormwater construction projects.  Ability to work independently of direct supervision and capable of sustaining regular and predictable attendance.  Must be able to communicate effectively; read and comprehend written directions and complete all forms and reports legibly and accurately.   Ability to identify, analyze and resolve issues relating to assigned projects; review construction plans and apply technical specifications.   Awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions connected with this type of work.   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, project representatives and the general public. .  Possess a valid Florida Driver’s license (or valid out-of-state driver’s license), free of any serious violations. Out–of -state applicants have 30 days from start of employment to attain a valid Florida Driver’s License.


Requires a working knowledge of the current version of the Microsoft Office Professional software suite including proficiency with Word and Excel.  Must have a basic understanding of the current version of the Microsoft Windows operating system.  Familiarity with Superion Software applications based on an iSeries system, computer-aided drafting (CAD) skills and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are preferred.  Working knowledge of the current versions of Microsoft Outlook and Internet Explorer is also highly recommended.  Ability to timely and accurately enter data.  Ability to learn specific computer applications used in the Engineering Department.


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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