Division Administrator - Stormwater Serv...
City of Abilene - Abilene, TX

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Under general direction, plan, organize, and direct all activities of the Stormwater Services Division. Develop and implement long term programs and projects as well as direct policies. Provide for the development and enforcement of rules, regulations, and policies as they pertain to Stormwater and floodplain management and development.


Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff.

Salary: $55,000.00+DOE/Q per year

Examples of Duties:

Administration and oversight of the Stormwater Utility Fee Program.

Administration of the City’s floodplain requirements.

Plan, organize, and direct the activities of the Division of Stormwater Services, both quality and quantity control.

Plan the work, programs, and projects for the division; review personnel and organizational problems and needs as appropriate.

Plan the development of new facilities and programs as well as improvements to existing facilities and programs.

Serve as a Public Works Department team member, providing technical advice to the Director of Public Works.

Develop division budget; maintain budgetary controls.

Represent the division/department before the City Council, various boards and commissions and when called upon, before various public committees or organizations. Acts as a liaison between Keep Abilene Beautiful and the Director of Public Works.

Direct and supervise the planning, preparation, construction and inspection of engineered Stormwater projects.

Plan, develop, and conduct public participation programs, activities and meetings.

Typical Qualifications:

Knowledge of:

Principles, practices, and methods of Stormwater quantity and quality issues.
Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to Stormwater and floodplain management.
Public management and administration principles and practices.
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Principles and procedures of recordkeeping and reporting.
Principles and practices used in dealing with the public.
Principles of budget preparation and control.
Various agencies associated with Stormwater and floodplain management.

Skill to:

Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and Microsoft Office applications.

Ability to :

Interpret and apply pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
Plan, schedule and supervise engineering, construction and maintenance work.
Prepare and maintain accurate and complete reports and records.

Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public.
Select, supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.
Delegate authority and responsibility.
Schedule and program work on a long term basis.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Supplemental Information:

Experience :

Five years of progressively responsible experience in civil or environmental engineering preferred; experience in public administration, preferably in a public works or environmental field. Three years of supervisory or lead worker experience is required.

Education/Training :

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, environmental engineering, public administration or a related field.

License or Certificate:

Engineering License in the State of Texas is preferred.
Possession of (or ability to obtain within 12 months) an ASFPM Floodplain Manager certification.

Special Requirements :

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
Ability to work in a standard office environment.

Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, and twist.

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Exposure to cold, heat, and outdoors.

Ability to travel to different sites.

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