City of Charleston | Charleston, SC

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Posted Date 9/27/2018

Performs technical and administrative duties in support of the City’s Stormwater Management Program. Assists the Stormwater Program Manager with all aspects and duties related to the implementation and management ofthe City’s Stormwater Management Program, Stormwater Management and Flood Control Ordinance, and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Regulated Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (SMS4) from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC). Reviews plans and documents for new development and redevelopment projects to ensure conformance with applicable design specifications and with City policy and applicable regulatory requirements. Provides administration of the documentation associated with development plan review and approval and associated filing. Addresses potential conflicts with existing infrastructure and performs physical site assessments and specification requirements for public and private projects. Prepares required reports. Assists Stormwater Technician/Inspector positions with completion and documentation of the stormwater pollution prevention (SWPPP) inspections and post-construction stormwater best management practice (BMP) inspections process in accordance with the City’s standard operating procedures. Coordinates with SCDHEC staff for interagency enforcement of stormwater management requirements associated with the City’s SMS4 discharge permit. Assists Stormwater Technician/Inspector positions with completion and documentation of the illicit discharge detention and elimination (IDDE) inspections in accordance with the City’s standard operating procedures. Assists in the reviews for,documents of and forwarding of stormwater utility fee credit applications for approval with the Stormwater Technician/Inspector positions. Maintains appropriate databases and files and generates reports as needed in support of the Stormwater Management Program. Perform Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tasks and duties as assigned in support of the Stormwater Management Program. Interacts with the general public and contractors on drainage and development issues. Attends meetings and public hearings as required. Keeps current, accurate records on each working project. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requires graduation from an ABET accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science or higher in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related field and four years of relevant stormwater management experience, preferably with a municipality or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. The incumbent will be required to be state certified in plan review and construction site inspections for administration of the NPDES Phase II Permit related to construction activity within 12 months of hire. A Professional Engineer’s License (P.E.) must be obtained within the first 12 months of employment. 

Previous experience in all aspects of stormwater management and permitting, hydrology and hydraulics for drainage/site design and stormwater management preferred. 

 To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a thorough knowledge ofMicrosoft. Windows, Microsoft Office or similar software. Experience with use of AutoCAD, ESRI GIS, ICPR, PondPack/Civil Storm, HEC-1, HYDRAFLOW, HydroCAD and/or SWWM software platforms is preferred. Valid state issued driver's license. 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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