Stormwater Specialist I, II or III
Salary/Pay Rate:$35,609 – $63,801 annually plus excellent benefits
Posted Date:07/06/2022 5:00 PM
Deadline to Apply:07/20/2022
The Stormwater Specialist position supervises the Stormwater Crew and manages work orders, inventory of materials and equipment, and addresses other needs for stormwater construction and maintenance work to be completed. The Stormwater Specialist will be responsible for researching needed materials and equipment and associated costs to improve the performance of construction and maintenance. The Stormwater Specialist aids in program implementation and projects to comply with the City of Lexington’s federally mandated National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. This is accomplished through conducting inspections of public and private construction sites and Stormwater Control Measures; responding to drainage complaints; collecting and editing of stormwater infrastructure inventory program; and providing education and technical assistance to internal and external clients.
This position provides a vertical career ladder opportunity that may allow the selected candidate to advance to a higher job title and pay with obtaining of additional knowledge, skills, abilities, responsibilities and experience during the course of employment. Determination of initial job title (Stormwater Specialist I, Stormwater Specialist II or Stormwater Specialist III) will be based upon qualifications. Check out the great benefits the City has to offer.
Stormwater Specialist I
• Graduation from high school or GED and two years experience in construction and maintenance or related environmental field work;
• Possession of a valid NC Driver’s license and good driving record.
Stormwater Specialist II or III
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental science, design, construction management, or related field from an appropriately accredited school;
• Possession of a valid NC Driver’s license and good driving record;
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Monday – Thursday, 7:00 am – 4:30 pm and Friday 7:00am – 11:00am. Paid bi-weekly.
Closing Date – July 20th at 11:59pm
All applicants must provide accurate information on the City’s application for each position application.
The City requires position appropriate pre-employment screenings. The City is a drug-free workplace and applicants offered employment will be asked to participate in a pre-employment drug screening.
The City is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The City makes employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, marital status, disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
Membership in the Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System
NC 401(k) & 457 Deferred Compensation Plans (voluntary participation)
Group Health Plan that includes medical, vision and dental coverage administered by MedCost Benefit Services
Group Health Plan coverage for eligible retirees
Life Insurance benefits (including Accidental Death and Dismemberment), Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability coverage provided at no cost to eligible employees through the Standard Insurance Company
Employer paid annual leave
Employer paid sick leave
Employer paid holidays (13 Days Per Year)
Employer paid civil leave
Overtime pay, on call pay, and holiday premium pay
Employer paid longevity bonus after three years
Paid Uniforms and/or Cleaning Allowance
Employer paid career development educational assistance
Vertical career ladder opportunities
In Grade Career Ladder opportunities for qualified education and certification accomplishments
“Pay for Performance” Merit Pay Plan subject to annual funding approval
Employee Service Awards Program
Working on Well-Being Program participation incentives of up to 12 hours of extra leave granted a year
Acceptance of qualified transferred sick leave from other NC governmental entities
Leave accrual rates based on approved aggregate years of NC government qualified service
Employee Assistance Program with Legal Assist, Financial Assist, and ID Theft Protection and Recovery
Local Government Employees Federal Credit Union eligibility