Environmental Specialist

City of Franklin | Franklin, VA

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Posted Date 8/12/2020

This position is responsible for the review of erosion and sediment control plans and stormwater management plans and facilities for public and private projects in the City of Franklin. Duties also include inspections with regard to maintenance of public and private stormwater management facilities, inspections of flood control facilities and practices, floodplain management activities, pollution prevention activities, public works projects in the City, environmental education for the public in the City, and a wide range of public contacts.

Some of the major duties are: o Affects the review and approval of erosion and sediment control and stormwater management plans submitted under the 2014 Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP), including post-construction inspections and maintenance of stormwater BMPs and drainage structure; effects the review of site and subdivision plans and construction plans for private and public projects; maintains documentation for locality compliance with 2014 Virginia Stormwater Management Program, including collection of data, investigation of possible violations, documentation for case file, and creation of and enactment of enforcement actions as necessary; develops informational materials and holds workshops to implement the 2014 Virginia Stormwater Management Program and various environmental programs, including policies and procedures for implementation, with audiences including the general public, homeowners, developers, and consultants; works to ensure existing stormwater management facilities developed pre-2014 regulations continue to meet maintenance agreements, work with owners to repair or amend existing facilities as needed; works with the City Franklin floodplain management efforts; works with the City of Franklin departments to maintain good housekeeping/pollution prevention practices to ensure the City of Franklin facilities minimize stormwater pollution and protect public waterways; works with the City of Franklin in development of plans, including stormwater management plans, for public projects; assists building/zoning inspectors and permit specialists as necessary; other duties as assigned.

For additional information about the position and to apply, please visit https://www.franklinva.com/government/departments/employment/ .

The City of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Close Sept. 25, 2020

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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