An Overview The Department of Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES) Stormwater Management Division is seeking a Stormwater Engineer (Civil Engineer III) to perform professional and technical work to support the continued successful implementation of the Stormwater Utility (SWU) Fee program. This position may also manage or participate as a team member in special program studies and the planning, selection, design, and/or contracting of green infrastructure stormwater quality best management practice (BMP) capital projects.
Work is performed under the supervision of the Stormwater Utility Manager and in close cooperation with other division staff.
The Stormwater Engineer must take a highly proactive approach to work, think strategically to formulate solutions, and possess strong verbal and written communication skills to work effectively with the public, coworkers, consultants, and elected officials.
Provide technical support and routine administration of the SWU credit program, including comprehensive reviews of SWU credit applications; conduct site visits as necessary to support application review;
Perform education and outreach to homeowners on credits such as conservation landscaping, rain gardens, and permeable pavement;
Collaborates with the Departments of Finance and Information Technology Services to develop and implement standard operating procedures and workflows as part of the iterative process of continuous improvement in administering the SWU;
Manage the SWU's Adopt-A-Waterway and other litter cleanup credit programs;
Perform Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tasks and duties as assigned in support of SWU billing, appeal, and credit processes;
Process annual SWU appeals; conduct site visits as necessary to support appeal review.
Collaborate with staff to address stormwater infrastructure needs for Chesapeake Bay TMDL Action Plan and Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) Permit compliance;
Perform project management and/or participate as a project team member in the planning, selection, design, and/or contracting of stormwater management structural and non-structural stormwater facility green infrastructure BMPs;
Provide professional, accountable, responsive, and courteous customer service; and
Other duties as assigned.
The Ideal Candidate To qualify for this position, all candidates must possess a four-year college degree in civil engineering from an engineering school of recognized standing and five (5) years of professional experience.
To be considered as an ideal candidate, one should possess a license to practice as a Registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia; have five (5) years of experience in civil engineering practices and the ability to prepare and review civil engineering plans; have the ability to design structural green infrastructure stormwater quality facilities; possess the capacity to perform or review technical stormwater calculations for the design and analysis of stormwater facility BMPs; have familiarity with Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) and Chesapeake Bay regulations and requirements for development; stay abreast of new technologies and approaches to stormwater management; and possess the ability to communicate effectively with staff members, citizens, engineers, applicants, and contractors.
About the Department T&ES is a community partner in shaping a livable, green, and prospering Alexandria. We plan, build, operate, and maintain transportation systems and infrastructure that improve mobility and provide people and businesses with core public services. The work we do keeps Alexandrians moving, growing sustainability, and thriving. If you are curious for a broader view of our City, click City of Alexandria to learn more.
Additional Salary Information: Includes full benefits
Internal Number: 2020-00301
About City of Alexandria
The City of Alexandria is located in Northern Virginia and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), Arlington and Fairfax counties. With a population of approximately 150,000 and a land area of 15.75 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Alexandria has a charming waterfront and is a unique and historic place to live and work. About one-quarter of the City's square miles have been designated as a national or local historic district. We proudly embrace our rich history and seize the endless opportunities that lie ahead.