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Storm Water Inspector


Listing Summary

The City of Woodstock, Georgia is seeking a Storm Water Inspector. This full-time position performs a variety of routine and complex technical work inspecting stormwater projects to ensure compliance with federal, state, and City stormwater codes and ordinances.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages and oversees construction sites related to enforcement area.
  • Enforces federal, state, and City codes and local ordinances; issues correction notices and citations.
  • Performs onsite inspections to ensure erosion and sediment control; prevents illicit discharge into drains, ditches, or open waterways; and prevents illicit connections between storm drains and sanitary sewers.
  • Conducts final plat walks.
  • Maintains records of inspection activities and completes related reports. 
  • Assures appropriate action is taken to bring code violations into compliance by issuing warnings, notices of violation, serving court summons, and/or any other appropriate action.
  • Research problems and complaints regarding construction and development projects and code compliance; responds to complex and sensitive stormwater compliance issues;  acts with fairness; and maintains political neutrality.
  • Assists in resolving complex and sensitive customer service issues, either personally, by telephone, or in writing; maintains records and documents of customer service issues and resolutions.
  • Conducts formal surveys and interviews to determine needs for regulatory purposes.
  • Conducts title searches; gathers data from property record files.
  • Updates databases and maintains records.
  • Explains, interprets, and provides guidance regarding applicable codes within areas of responsibility to architects, engineers, contractors, developers, members of the public, and other interested parties.
  • Responds to citizen complaints.
  • Conducts comprehensive screening on stream outfalls by walking the lines and outfalls; conducts testing as may be required to identify and remediate violations.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all job-related codes and ordinances.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

Requires a High School diploma or equivalent; three (3) years of related work experience in public works construction projects, construction inspection, civil engineering, or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


Requires a valid State of Georgia driver’s license.

Special Requirements:

Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) Level 1A certification or ability to obtain such certification within six (6) months.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local stormwater codes and ordinances.
  • Knowledge of field monitoring to detect illicit discharges.
  • Knowledge of sediment control designs and measures.
  • Skill in communicating, both verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in working with computers, word processing, and spreadsheet software.
  • Skill in processing field testing kits and detection devices.
  • Ability to interpret and work from codes, technical sketches, drawings, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Ability to work well with the public and contractors.
  • Ability to read and understand ordinances, codes, plans, and blueprints.
  • Ability to work safely.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Physical Demands:

The work is medium work and requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:   balancing, climbing, crouching, feeling, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking.

Work Environment:

Work is frequently performed outdoors under various weather conditions; frequently exposed to vibrations; sometimes located near moving mechanical parts; and occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, wildlife, fumes, airborne particles, and smells. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in office settings and moderately loud in field settings.


More information can be found at the City of Woodstock’s web site:

The City of Woodstock provides a competitive benefits and compensation package to eligible employees including paid time off, health, dental, vision, and employer-paid long-term disability as well as life insurance; an employer-paid pension plan and 457 tax deferred savings plan w/employer match; and discounted gym membership.

Starting Base Pay Rate: $23.19 per hour and based on experience and qualifications.

All interested applicants must submit a completed online application.

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