Stormwater Services Manager

City of Wilmington | Wilmington, NC

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Posted Date 2/19/2019

**Please review our supplemental job advertisement for additional details about the the position and the surrounding community**

This position manages the Stormwater Services Division which consists of drainage maintenance, regulation and enforcement, education and outreach, and billing.  Duties include managing personnel, mapping infrastructure and data, managing budgets, overseeing capital improvement projects, supervising regulatory and enforcement activities, and providing public education and outreach on water quality issues.  Other duties include serving on committees and responding to severe weather events.

Note:  Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  Submitted applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.


Direct capital projects by managing design efforts, recruiting and monitoring consulting contracts, reviewing design plans and specifications, managing construction efforts, updating capital improvement plans, estimating costs for projects, managing all budgets, and responding to inquiries and requests from citizens, management and elected officials.

Manage staff by planning and prioritizing tasks, ensuring policy and procedure compliance, implementing updates to development plans, recommending changes and adjustments, and monitoring staff performance and development.
Oversee the stormwater program by managing all budgets, managing billing and infrastructure GIS database efforts, developing and presenting information to public officials and civic groups, responding to inquiries and requests, planning programs, implementing permit requirements, working with regulatory agencies, and overseeing staff responsible for public outreach.
Manage operations and maintenance by prioritizing, planning, and designing drainage improvement projects, prioritizing daily activities, implementing special projects, responding to questions, and developing budget priorities.

Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in civil engineering or related engineering field.

Experience: Five (5) or more years of experience in stormwater management to include construction and project management experience. At least three (3) of those years must be in a supervisory capacity.

Other Requirements: Certification as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of North Carolina. Valid Driver's License.

Notes: This positions is considered essential and must be available to work before, during, and after natural emergencies such as hurricanes and winter storms. Driving and criminal history check will be performed on the selected candidate. The selected candidate must also complete a post-offer drug screen.



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