SUMMARY: Plans, manages, supervises and coordinates the activities and operation of the Stormwater Program. Develops and implements a Stormwater Management Program and Herbicide Management Program.
Plan, organize, and coordinate the daily activities of the Stormwater Program; coordinate maintenance operations, design review, investigation, inspection, and water quality programs related to stormwater systems.
Develop and maintain guidance documents on use of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for commercial and residential activities; manage education program regarding pollution prevention and use of BMPs.
Develop, monitor and control the program budget, assuring proper resources are available to fund capital improvement projects, maintenance, inspection and water quality services.
Coordinate and participate in the development and updating of short- and long-range plans, including the city's Capital Improvement Plan; manage the review and approval of master plans prepared in support of special planning areas; review development applications for storm drainage and for conformance with city ordinances and policies, including design, calculations, and details of stormwater facilities.
Prepare and present reports, recommendations and studies to city staff, city council, at public hearings and meetings and to private agencies and groups.
Represent the city in meetings involving other municipal governments and state and federal agencies; serve as liaison with federal, state and other agencies with respect to regulations and programs involving water pollution and stormwater and flooding issues.
Develop and maintain communications with the public, contractors and government agencies to receive complaints and suggestions, to provide information and explanations regarding city stormwater activities and projects, and resolve disputes and conflicts as needed.
Provide technical expertise and respond to complex questions; resolve conflicts and interpret various codes and ordinances; develop and revise procedures as needed.
Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of stormwater and environmental programs.
Assist with enforcing State and local ordinances, health and sanitation, nuisance and property maintenance codes, both residential and commercial throughout the City.
Participates in City-wide emergency response as necessary.
Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines:
Modern principles, techniques and theories of stormwater management and control.
Operations, policies and objectives of stormwater planning, code enforcement, facility maintenance and inspection.
Comprehensive planning principles, practices, regulations and techniques, including development and updating long- and short-range plans.
Effective methods of organizing and utilizing data, equipment, personnel and resources.
Principles and practices of local budget preparation and administration.
Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.
Reading and interpreting plans, codes, and ordinances.
Communicating clearly, both orally and in writing.
Managing multiple cases and projects simultaneously.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Conflict negotiation and problem solving.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Certified General and Vector Pesticide Applicator Certification.
Code Enforcement Officer Certification.
Valid State Driver's License.
Noncommercial Political Subdivision Pesticide Applicator license, preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is generally performed in an outdoor environment performing field work in all weather conditions, but requires some time indoors for administrative duties. Employee must be able to lift 25 pounds on a regular basis and may be exposed to environmental conditions including dirt, pollen, temperature extremes and uneven landscape Employee may also be exposed to conditions and hazards associated with construction sites and stormwater facilities including potentially hazardous materials, equipment, fumes or vapors. Employee must be able to safely inspect stormwater facilities including manholes, catch basis, storm drain pipes, etc. and may also require walking on rough terrain and climbing inclines at work sites.
City Of Katy