Job Description

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY                     

Under the supervision of the Director of Public Works, the Stormwater Superintendent is an exempt position under FLSA. This position oversees the Stormwater Division and administration of the City’s Stormwater Management programs. This employee will supervise subordinate personnel, implement and maintain the City’s NPDES Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permit, conduct public education and outreach programs, facilitate public participation and involvement in stormwater issues, develop and implement an illicit discharge detection and elimination program, develop and implement runoff control programs, and create and modify reports. This employee should possess good supervisory, organizational, and communication skills.


  • Manages the City’s NPDES Stormwater General Permit compliance efforts, prepares the NPDES Stormwater annual report, and other reports to state and federal agencies;
  • Supervises and evaluates subordinate personnel and prepares work schedules;
  • Leads enforcement efforts with respect to stormwater regulations. Performs inspections, prepares reports, contacts responsible persons, and performs follow-up investigations;
  • Coordinates stream testing as required by the City’s NPDES permit and reviews testing results for noted contaminants as they relate to the City’s Stormwater Permit;
  • Accurately documents storm drain outfall inspections. Implements and manages dry weather and rainfall event inspection programs;
  • Develops and facilitates community outreach and education programs;
  • Reviews plans and specifications for new construction focusing on stormwater issues and enforcement;
  • Updates and implements the City’s Stormwater Management Program;
  • Serves as the primary contact for developers, contractors, and the general public for stormwater issues;
  • Informs City staff of current/developing legislation, trends, issues and technologies;
  • Maintains accurate records and files and prepares statistical and narrative reports, prepares annual reports;
  • Develops and prepares documents, reports and materials for the Stormwater Division;
  • Prepares the Stormwater Division’s annual budget;
  • Works with the City’s GIS to update the Geographic Information Systems;
  • Researches legal descriptions of property and assists with acquisition of rights-of-way;
  • Attends City Commission meetings when requested;
  • Works with other City staff to develop Capital Improvement Projects.


  • Assists other departments as the need arises;
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary or assigned.


Field experience working with contractors and regulatory agencies is beneficial. Prior experience with erosion and sediment control, pollution prevention, or watershed management strongly preferred.


A college degree or equivalent training and experience is required. This position requires a valid Driver’s License.

Technical Skills:

A thorough knowledge of stormwater regulations are required. This employee must analyze and interpret laboratory reports and data, prepare technical reports as well as read and evaluate construction site Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans, and accompanying sediment and erosion control drawings. This employee must be able to operate computers and general office equipment with a high degree of efficiency. The ability to read and understand maps, blueprints, plans, specifications, reports and written instructions as well as prepare written documents is required. This employee should possess good supervisory, organizational, and communication skills.  

Problem Solving: 

Problem solving is a factor in this position. This employee encounters problems with enforcing stormwater regulations and dealing with citizen, business, and contractor concerns and complaints.

Decision Making: 

Decision making is a factor in this position. This employee determines whether work performed by contractors, owners and architects and plans and specifications meet stormwater code regulations.


This employee works independently with limited supervision from the Director of Public Works and exercises supervision over subordinate personnel.

Financial Accountability: 

This employee is directly responsible for the resources of the division, has the authority to purchase necessary supplies, and participates in the annual budget process.

Personal Relations: 

Daily contact with other City departments and the general public is expected. Regular contact with developers and contractors will occur.

Working Conditions: 

Some adverse working conditions exist within this position. Work in confined spaces, excessive noise, heavy machinery and all types of weather conditions is expected while making stormwater inspections. Limited exposure to human blood and body fluids is possible.

Physical Requirements: 

Physical job demands include occasional maximum lift of 50 lbs from floor to shoulder; occasional maximum carry 5 lbs 100 feet; occasional maximum vertical pull force of 25 lbs; frequent maximum horizontal push/pull force of 20 lbs; frequent maximum grip force 15 lbs; frequent climb up to 18” ht; occasional forward reach; occasional overhead reach; frequent bend; occasional bend/crouch; occasional crouch/kneel; occasional trunk rotation; occasional balance; constant hand coordination; occasional foot coordination; constant sit; frequent stand and frequent walk. See Job Analysis for details. PDC Level: Medium

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job.