CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS
Under the general direction of the City Engineer, performs a wide variety of technical and administrative tasks which require the application of independent judgment and the knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies relating to the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Generic Permit, Stormwater Utility Program, and City Code.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
A. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Plans, develops, coordinates, monitors and tracks status of NPDES compliance activities.
Prepares annual reports, permit renewals and correspondence as required by the regulatory agencies.
Updates and reports information to City Engineer on a monthly basis as to the progress and status of the NPDES permit goals.
Prepares for and participates in audits conducted by the regulatory agencies.
Coordinates with stormwater assessment collection consultant, County Property Appraiser, and County Tax Collector to ensure accurate calculation, billing, and collection of the annual stormwater assessments.
Performs data quality control checks in the stormwater utility billing system to ensure accurate billing.
Maintains stormwater operational, regulatory, and administrative records.
Coordinates implementation of permitted Best Management Practices with Department/Division designees.
Develops and maintains stormwater outfall map as required by NPDES permit utilizing City's GIS system.
Plans, develops, implements, tracks, and monitors “good housekeeping” and Illicit Discharge employee training.
Plans, monitors and tracks illicit discharge inspections. Prepares and maintains inspection schedules. Works with inspectors on tracking and monitoring illicit discharge inspections.
Monitors and tracks construction activity inspection for compliance with the NPDES program permit requirements. Works with inspectors and project managers to ensure that proper documentation is prepared.
Prepares, designs and revises stormwater pollution prevention outreach materials for publication as needed or as required by new and/or changing rules & regulations.
Plans, develops, coordinates and/or participates in public outreach, public education, and public participation efforts. This includes, but is not limited to, providing material for homeowners associations and businesses, coordinating the stormdrain marking program, and participating in presentations to the community to promote the educational efforts of the NPDES program.
Plans, coordinates, and monitors contractual service activities related to stormwater utility and NPDES compliance.
Attends local, State and special district meetings and workshops to discuss NPDES regulations and compliance methods. Keeps current with new regulations and requirements.
Prepares, designs, and revises operational forms as required by new and/or changing rules and regulations.
Maintains and updates Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) manuals for operations, maintenance, laboratory, safety, and orientations. Involved in the development of new SOP manuals.
Responds to complaints and requests for information. Investigates concerns and responds (both orally and in writing) to residents and businesses regarding questions and concerns relative to stormwater and NPDES issues.
Oversee reports/information submitted by operational personnel.
Provides updates of the stormwater programs and events for the City’s website and provides input regarding the stormwater program to the various City publications.
Performs other work as required.
A. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Associate degree in business, engineering, marketing, public relations, communications, or related field; or at least 5 years experience in NPDES program coordination; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Two years experience with GIS systems preferred. Two years of relevant experience that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for NPDES compliance as determined by the City Engineer. General knowledge of the NPDES stormwater permit program and City stormwater ordinances. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Publisher. Ability to use mathematical formulas, web tools and applications to calculate areas and assessments. Must have proven ability to track complex processes, systems and regulatory requirements. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license or obtain Florida driver’s license within ten days of employment.
B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Advanced knowledge of State and Federal NPDES Phase II Generic Permit rules and regulations.
Advanced knowledge of Best Management Practices and Measurable Goal implementation relating to NPDES Phase II Generic Permit.
Advanced knowledge and skills in the use of a computer and various application programs.
Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities on a daily basis in order to meet the needs of the permit compliance and stormwater billing cycles.
Knowledge of City organization and functions, and the relationships with other levels of government.
Ability to develop and maintain accurate, detailed files and spreadsheets.
Ability to give educational presentations.
Ability to use mathematical formulas, web tools and applications to calculate areas and assessments.
Ability to track complex processes, systems and regulatory requirements.
Ability to communicate effectively with customers and staff of various governmental agencies,
C. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to learn, understand, and remember tasks.
Ability to see and read letters, numbers, words, characters, or symbols which are both large and small, as well as identify colors.
Ability to speak clearly in English.
Ability to type on computers for extended periods of time and at a fast speed.
Ability to print and draw letters, numbers, words, characters, and symbols which are legible and understood by others.
Ability to lift items (weighing less than 15 lbs.) above the head or down from over the head.
Ability to learn complex tasks and remember how to complete these tasks without assistance once trained.
Ability to work in a high paced environment with noise and constant interruptions.
THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION. WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.
Revision Date - 8/21/14