Adams County Government
SALARY: $42,811.19 - $59,935.67 Annually CLOSING DATE: 04/21/17 04:30 PM
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Under the direction of the Stormwater Division, the Stormwater Inspector position is responsible for assisting with the implementation and compliance of Adams County's stormwater management program in order to meet requirements of the County's Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) discharge permit.This position requires 70% field work and 30% office work.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Inspects, documents, and enforces stormwater regulations at construction projects, post-construction sites, emergency illicit discharges investigations, outfall monitoring, county owned facilities, and operations within the boundaries of the County's MS4 permit to ensure that the County is in compliance with MS4 permit requirements.
• Conducts stormwater inspections in a timely manner, according to the inspection schedule.
• Creates, prepares, and maintains inspection records and files pertaining to the County's MS4 Permit.
• Collects and compiles essential information, including field monitoring and sampling.
• Conducts enforcement of County stormwater ordinance provisions, including documentation and testifying.
• Performs necessary inspections to put data in required format; performs data entry; prepares spreadsheets, summaries, and reports.
• Responds to inquiries from contractors, the public, and other agencies relative to County stormwater quality regulations, policies, and procedures.
• Assists with stormwater management program annual reviews.
• Performs minor labor work, such as sweeping, installing or removing rock socks, picking up trash, opening storm manhole lids, etc.
• Must be able to communicate with customers, such as contractors, HOA's, property owners, and business owners about inspection results.
• Assists with public education events as necessary.
• Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Organizational and document management skills; ability to manage projects; complete and thoroughly document all inspections, which may include illicit discharges and outfall inspections in a timely manner.
• Knowledge of regulatory issues and permitting standards and practices that ensure stormwater quality compliance with all County stormwater quality permits, requirements, and regulations.
• Knowledge of a variety of engineering, planning, and governmental documents, including subdivision plats, development plans, public improvement construction plans, and stormwater management plans.
• Knowledge of the installation and maintenance of sediment and erosion controls and best management practices to mitigate pollutant discharges into drainage systems.
• Ability to perform stormwater monitoring, reporting, and technical support to other divisions.
• Ability to enforce applicable County codes, ordinances, and regulations.
• Ability to read and interpret stormwater related plans.
• Adjust to changing work conditions and unexpected assignments.
Computer Skills: MS Office Suite, JD Edwards (Time Entry), GIS/GPS, Cartegraph, Project Management Software.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Experience: Two (2) years of progressive experience with watershed sciences, natural resources, environmental regulations, stormwater quality compliance, biology, construction, or a combination of these fields.
• Education and Training:
-- Associate's Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Watershed Sciences, Natural Resources or a related field from an accredited college or university;
-- Or a combination of training and two (2) years of progressive experience.
• License or Certificate: Possession or ability to obtain, within the first 12 months of employment, the following certifications:
-- CDOT Erosion and Sediment Control Supervisor Certification
-- IECA – CISEC Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control certification; and
-- HAZWOPER 40-hour OSHA certificationo Possession of a valid Colorado Class "R" driver's license and maintain a satisfactory driving record.
• Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.
• Other: Ability to drive to various job site locations.
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