Lane County Public Works, (Eugene, OR) - JOB 201800366
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Position: Lane County Public Works (Eugene, OR) seeks a Stormwater Coordinator / Senior Engineering Associate (Analyst) for the Design Section of its Engineering & Construction Services Division.
Salary & Benefits: This position pays $56,888.00 - $85,280.00 per year and is a full-time, fully benefitted position. NOTE: 5% salary differential for Oregon Registered P.E. or 3% salary differential for E.I.T.
Description: This is a professional position that will advance Lane County’s current NPDES MS-4 program to the next permit level as required by DEQ Permit dated November 30, 2018. Additionally, this position supervises technical staff; acts as project manager for environmentally focused public improvement projects; and acts as the County’s technical expert in the above disciplines (providing advice/rule interpretations to other County departments, divisions, and small communities without an NPDES coordinator.
More specifically, this position will:
Coordinate NPDES-MS4 Phase II permit requirements, including writing reports, ordinances and manuals; coordinating tasks with local jurisdictions; providing public involvement and educational opportunities; reviewing, inspecting, and enforcing illicit discharge, stormwater facility maintenance, and all other permit requirements.
Interpret and disseminate provisions of federal, state, and local stormwater runoff regulations and rules to affected public works divisions.
Coordinate departmental reviews of land development applications, utility extensions / significant facility replacements, and all other activities within, and adjacent to, the public rights-of-way to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Lead and/or collaborate in the preparation and updating of comprehensive plans, policies, reports, manuals, budgets, and other documents.
Develop public outreach; make oral and written presentations to multiple audiences, including citizen groups, neighborhood associations, and Boards and Commissions; represent the County on various stormwater advisory groups and committees; look for opportunities to build trust; be willing to give reasons why; follow up with answers; and reflect the County in a positive manner.
Respond to and address citizen complaints; investigate illicit discharges; develop corrective / enforcement recommendations; notify Director of legal action needed to effect compliance with established stormwater regulations.
Prepare grant applications and coordinate with federal, state, and local funding agencies; and complete required communications and reports.
Act as Responsible Engineer for environmentally focused fish passage, wetland mitigation, and stormwater quality (assigned) projects. Author technical reports / calculations; develop plans, specifications, and estimates; and provide construction support.
Work as a team member in project development / scoping; manage the environmental permitting phase of project development.
Attend and participate in division meetings; present recommendations and ideas to enhance the division’s performance and the services it provides.
Interested? To apply, please visit www.lanecounty.org/jobs and apply for job posting 201800366. For additional questions, contact HR @ 541-682-3124. Closes: 1/28/19 @ 5:00 p.m. EOE/ADA
Bachelor’s degree in field related to area of assignment/
Five – Eight years of progressively responsible professional experience.
NOTE: An equivalent combination of education and experience may also qualify applicants for this position.
Additional Salary Information: Position pays a 5% differential for Oregon Registered P.E. or 3% differential for a E.I.T. This is a full-time, fully-benefitted position.
Internal Number: 201800366
About Lane County Public Works
Lane County, Oregon (population 340,000) is located 100 miles south of Portland, and stretches from the Pacific Ocean to the Cascade Mountains. Lane County's Public Works Department seeks to maintain and enhance the County's natural and built environments by providing safe and cost-effective public infrastructure and related services.
Lane County provides excellent benefits, including: medical, dental and vision insurance; retirement; flexible benefits; long-term disability; life insurance; paid holidays; and a generous time management program for vacation and sick leave.