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Special Projects Coordinator

City of Powder Springs

Posted: Jun. 27, 2019

End Date: Jul. 31, 2019

City of Powder Springs
Employment Opportunity
Job Title: Special Projects Coordinator – Stormwater and Utility Management and Compliance   Community Development Dept. FLSA STATUS:NE
Job Summary: This position is responsible for administering compliance of City rules and regulations relating to the stormwater program.  Work includes planning, analysis coordination and administration of stormwater program in compliance with federal and state regulations.  The position oversees and assists with field inspections, public outreach and report writing.
Major Duties:
  • Responsible for city’s compliance efforts of the City’s NPDES Permit
  • Assists with investigating complaints about stormwater runoff, develop corrective recommendations for identified problems and notifies the appropriate person(s).
  • Creates reports using Terraflex software and Microsoft Excel based on inspections by infrastructure staff.
  • Oversees and assists infrastructure staff with site visits, water sampling and evaluation of business locations and public facilities and send corrective correspondence and/or conduct enforcement actions with non­compliant offenders
  • Prepares and maintains inspection, enforcement and compliance reports, including the annual MS4 compliance report.
  • Assists with public education and public participation programs relative to stormwater and pollution prevention.
  • Oversees and assists as needed with erosion and sediment control inspections.
  • Establishes and ensures completion of schedule for annual inventory and inspections of the city’s stormwater management infrastructure, including documentation of inspections and preparation of necessary work orders for the public system.
  • Assists with reviews of land disturbance plans for compliance with NPDES and Georgia Soil Water and Conservation District Erosion and Sedimentation Control Checklist and provides compliance comments.
  • Attends monthly Cobb Soil and Water District meetings and represents the City.
  • Manage the billing system to collect fees for services.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge Required by the Position:
  • Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the city stormwater and drainage regulations.
  • Knowledge of the geography of the city.
  • Knowledge of the City’s billing system.
  • Skill in maintaining regulatory records and proper preparation and submission of reports.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting site plans and specifications relating to stormwater and erosion and sediment control.
  • Skill in conflict management in dealing with potentially hostile situations.
  • Skill in operating modern office equipment.
  • Skill in basic computer applications for word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to meet the public and explain stormwater codes concisely, tactfully and impartially.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and related documentation.
  • Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines and follow up on assignment with a minimum of direction.
Supervisory Controls:  Work is assigned by the Community Development Director.       
Guidelines:  Guidelines include the Unified Development Code, Code of Ordinances, Stormwater Management Plan and related state rules and regulations.  
Complexity:  The work consists of a variety of semi-skilled enforcement duties.
Scope and Effect: The purpose of this position is to ensure compliance with city stormwater standards, codes, rules and regulations.  
Personal Contacts: Contacts are typically with co-workers, homeowners, business owners, developers, construction crews and the general public.
Purpose of Contacts: Contacts are typically to give and exchange information and provide services.
Physical Demands:  Work is typically performed with the employee sitting, standing, bending, walking, crouching, crawling, or kneeling.  The employee must occasionally lift light objects, climb ladders and use tools that require a moderate degree of dexterity. 
Work Environment:   The employee works in both an outdoor and indoor office environment.  In the outdoor environment, employee may be exposed to hot, cold or inclement weather, rough terrain, dust, dirt, noise and machinery with moving parts.  The employee is also exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic substances, excessive noise, dampness, humidity and wildlife.  Work is also performed in an office environment with occasional appearances in a courtroom setting as needed.
Supervisory and Management Responsibility:  The position supervises stormwater inspection and maintenance staff, in coordination with the Public Works Director.
Minimum Qualifications:
Associates or Bachelor’s degree and related experience preferred. Will consider high school diploma or GED and minimum three (3) years experience in public works, planning and zoning, billing, utility management, code enforcement or related field; equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have a valid State of Georgia driver’s license and Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission Level 1B and Level 2 certifications or ability to attain within six months of hire. The City of Powder Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All applicants must complete a City of Powder Springs employment application.  Applications may be down loaded and printed from the website at www.cityofpowdersprings.org or you may receive an application at City Hall located at 4484 Marietta Street, Powder Springs, GA 30127.
Submit completed application to:
City of Powder Springs,
Rosalyn Nealy, Human Resources Director
P. O. BOX 46
Powder Springs, GA 30127
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled