Stormwater Manager

City of Kennesaw | Kennesaw, GA

Posted Date 11/19/2018

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
Plans and coordinates work activities; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; develops work schedules to ensure adequate coverage; creates and distributes work schedules and assignments; approves leave time and reviews usage; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff; assists with complex/problem situations; and provides technical expertise.

Coordinates the City’s stormwater management program and erosion control program; evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of section operations; assists in establishing short and long-term priorities; updates program manuals, ordinances, criteria, and forms; submits any updates or changes to regulatory authorities as required; enforces all applicable policies and safety regulations for the protection of City staff and the public.

Ensures departmental compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations; advises senior management of deviations or violations; maintains all related documentation and submits all reports as required.

Develops plan review oversight for erosion control, environmental and stormwater compliance ; attends plan review meetings; reviews submitted plans and documents for compliance with City, state and federal compliance with environmental, stormwater and erosion control regulations; provides technical support and guidance and makes recommendations regarding corrections and deviations.

Maintains the City’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Compliance; compiles, writes, and/or updates required reports; maintains supporting documentation; gathers data, including inspections, spill reports, creek walks, dry weather outfall screening, storm system inspections, and sweeping data; ensures completeness and accuracy of all data; submits reports as required.

Manages erosion control inspections and enforcement; coordinates with inspections staff; plans and/or schedules site inspections and enforcement during construction; ensures preparation and distribution of violation notices; reports violations to appropriate agencies; assesses civil penalties for illegal activities; identifies and recommends corrective measures; conducts secondary inspections; assesses and/or modifies fees and fines as needed; maintains related documentation and submits related reports as required.

Maintains and oversees the City’s stormwater utility; maintains and updates impervious surface data in geographic information system (GIS) and billing registry; coordinates with home and property owners; provides technical support for stormwater related issues; approves stormwater credits; tracks spending and revenue; develops maintenance schedule, including cleaning, repairs and new construction for stormwater system; oversees the purchasing of equipment and supplies.

Oversees capital improvement projects; develops engineering drawings, surveys and erosion control plans; develops and schedules stormwater construction jobs; manages all contractual agreements; monitors project compliance with local, state and federal regulations; performs field surveys; maintains related documentation. 

Provides education and information to community groups, government officials and employees, and other individuals and groups; participates in conferences and educational programs; represents City at regulatory and professional stormwater management meetings; gives speeches and presentations; prepares/distributes educational materials.

Acts as Safety Coordinator for Public Works Department; attends and facilitates committee and staff meetings; receives and reviews accident reports; conducts investigations; compiles and submits accident reports; assists in determinations of preventable accidents; maintains safety training records; maintains inventory of safety gear; purchases and/or distributes safety gear to department.

Communicates with supervisor, City employees, consultants, property owners, the public, outside agencies and others individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, activity reports, accident reports, capital improvement lists, project scope and description, erosion control plans, boundary survey plats, or other documents.

Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, vehicle checklist, construction drawings, hydrology reports, inspection forms, flood studies, invoices, rules and regulations, laws and ordinances, manuals, directories, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.

Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new technologies, equipment, trends and advances in the profession; attends conferences, workshops, and training sessions as appropriate.

Operates a motor vehicle, land surveying equipment, a personal computer, general office equipment, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other system software.

Performs other related duties as required.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering; supplemented by five (5) year of experience in stormwater inspection, stormwater maintenance project management, engineering technology or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must possess and maintain a valid Level 2 Plan Review/Design from the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission. 

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data using established criteria. Includes exercising discretion in determining actual or probable consequences and in referencing such evaluation to identify and select alternatives.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to function in a managerial capacity for a division or organizational unit; includes the ability to make decisions on procedural and technical levels.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and/or rapid adjustments.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, advisory and/or design data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations involving basic algebraic principles and formulas, and basic geometric principles and calculations.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving broader aspects of organizational programs and operations, moderately unstable situations, or the direction, control and planning of an entire program or set of programs.

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odors, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as temperature/weather extremes, wetness/humidity, animals/wildlife, traffic hazards, or rude or irate customers. 

ADA Requirements: Individuals applying for the posted position must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.

The City of Kennesaw is a drug free workplace. All offers of employment are contingent on passing a drug test and criminal background check. The City of Kennesaw participates in the Federal E-Verify program; proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be presented within three days on the job. The City of Kennesaw is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Interested applicants can mail resume to: Human Resources Department, City of Kennesaw, 2529 J.O. Stephenson Avenue, Kennesaw, GA 30144 or email to

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