City of Fort Wayne

Program Manager - MS4 Compliance

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Working under the direction of the Regulatory Compliance Program Manager or the Regulatory Wet Weather/Stormwater Operations Program Manager in the absence of the Regulatory Compliance Program Manager, will assist in data collection, tracking, and...
Job Code: 2020121
Posted On: Thursday, 5th March 2020
Category: Regular Full Time
Department: WPC Maintenance
Shift: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., may vary. Some weekends and evenings required
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $57,606.79 - $79,497.37 Annually

Job Description:

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SUMMARY

Working under the direction of the Regulatory Compliance Program Manager or the Regulatory Wet Weather/Stormwater Operations Program Manager in the absence of the Regulatory Compliance Program Manager, will assist in data collection, tracking, and developing reports on various environmental and public health requirements. The incumbent will be responsible for inspecting facilities, sampling, creating reports, maintain records, files, prepare associated documentation, provide compliance assistance and perform internal compliance audits. The incumbent will serve as the primary contact for community outreach, coordinate and provide employee training and educational resources for the MS4 program. This position will split time between Water Pollution Control Maintenance and Operations Regulatory Group. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City and Utility's safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists with data collection and entry to develop required environmental reports for City Utilities’ permits and environmental and public health programs;
  • Provides administrative support, and assists in implementation of City Utilities compliance programs;
  • Comprehensively conducts City-owned and private facility inspections as outlined in MS4 permit and supports efforts to achieve compliance;
  • Assists in stormwater outfall screenings with field investigations and mapping follow up;
  • Assists in developing and updating Standard Operating Procedures and ISO 14001 implementation;
  • Develops stormwater and Operations’ Regulatory permits’ education and public outreach material, coordinates and provides employee training;
  • Coordinates and attends public education and outreach events, such as trade shows, expo exhibits, local schools and other events, in support of MS4 program;
  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment and tracking in support of MS4 outreach events;
  • Prepares, reviews, and edits documents in support of environmental and regulatory permitting programs including public outreach material and website information;
  • Coordinates stormwater sampling program in support of regulatory requirements to include laboratory and Industrial Pretreatment Section coordination and appropriate sample collection and preservation techniques, analyses with proper holding time and acquisition of supplies;
  • Provides field assistance for stormwater/wastewater operations and maintenance to meet program needs;
  • Responsible for compliance data input into software systems, scanning and filing of existing hard copy documents; and archiving of environmental records;
  • Assists with Stormwater Quality Management Plan update and compliance tracking;
  • Assists in coordinating enforcement and compliance with Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping and Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination measures;
  • Develops and/or assists with development of quarterly and annual MS4 permit reports;
  • Coordinates with other departments as necessary to ensure compliance;
  • Researches, interprets and understands NPDES regulations and updates staff on regulatory changes;
  • Other Stormwater compliance tasks;
  • Other duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university with major course work in Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Natural Resource Management or closely related field. Strong knowledge and understanding of federal and state stormwater and wastewater regulations, Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act preferred. Two years’ experience in environmental education, sampling, and compliance preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, maps, ordinances, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

If a City vehicle is used, successful applicants must have either;

  • A valid Indiana Driver’s License, or
  • A valid driver’s license accompanied with a notarized or certified copy of the individual’s driving record from the state/region/country where such license was issued;
  • CPR/First Aid;
  • Confined Space Trained.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, outdoor wilderness (poison ivy, thorns, mosquitoes, thick brush, off-trail trekking, etc.), and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Apply Online

All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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