Stormwater Division Manager

City of Asheville | Asheville, NC

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Posted Date 12/12/2019

The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity.

The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

About our Opportunity
The City of Asheville is seeking a full-time, exempt Stormwater Division Manager to join the Public Works Department. The purpose of this position is to serve as a subject matter expert and perform administrative, supervisory, professional and technical civil engineering work in overseeing the activities of the Stormwater Division within the Public Works Department.  With a staff of over thirty-five (35) employees, this position oversees multiple work units and programs including field operations, capital improvements, the National Pollutant Discharge and Elimination System program for the City and the stormwater utility fee billing.  Performance of the work required for this position includes the use of considerable independence, initiative, and discretion within established guidelines. This position acts as a liaison for the City, and therefore must maintain effective working relationships with a variety of private, public and community representatives and organizations, consultants, contractors, the public, grantors, and regulatory agencies.

The ideal candidate for this exciting position will have a strong combination of technical, supervisory, and soft skills. This person will have a thorough knowledge of principles and practices in civil engineering, stormwater management, project management, public infrastructure including streets and other utilities, design and construction practices and standards as applicable to capital improvement and in-house operational/maintenance projects; Skilled in the principles and techniques of conducting analytical studies, evaluating alternatives, and making sound recommendations; and skilled in developing and implementing programs such as short and long range plans regarding process improvements for the division. This person will be an excellent communicator with experience in building networks and positive relationships with both internal and external customers. They will have experience in implementing and monitoring budgets and expenditures. They will have the innate ability to adapt to the shifting demands of different situations as well as the ability to multitask; and the ability to work in and with a diverse and engaged workforce and community.

Salary Range: $63,108.03-$98,448.54 (salary is determined by experience)

Work Schedule:  Monday - Thursday; 37.5 hours per week; may include nights, weekends, and holidays.

Job Category
Local Government
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