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Stormwater Program Administrator
Job Code: 57040 Salary Grade: 21 Salary Range: $62,397-$96,718 FLSA: Exempt
Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to supervise the day-to-day operations and staff involved in collecting and maintaining impervious surface data and related maps in the County's geographic information system (GIS).
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; directs work; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.
Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work: prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; provides progress and activity reports to management; and assists with the revision of procedure manuals as appropriate.
Creates and maintains stormwater utility database; reviews completeness of data; verifies accuracy of fees assignments; updates data as needed; and prepares and submits resulting data to Tax Commissioner within designated time frames and per established procedures.
Supervises the maintenance and production of and maintains and produces impervious surface data and related maps in GIS; receives requests for map creation; verifies accuracy of data and maps; and prepares and submits reports and maps.
Develops and runs queries; obtains information and data for inclusion in National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System reporting; coordinates with Watershed Management to ensure reporting data and requirements are met; and prepares and submits related reports.
Administers the County’s herbicide contract; monitors contract budget and approves expenditures; supervises related inspections; consults with contractor; maintains related data; and prepares and submits related reports.
Performs customer service functions; provides information and assistance regarding department services, projects, or other issues; responds to routine and complex questions, complaints, or requests for service; and initiates problem resolution.
Coordinates training activities for the Department: maintains training and certification database; monitors re-certification and training requirements for employees; and registers employees for required training and certifications.
Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, Information Technology or related field required; five years of experience in GIS, mapping or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data using established criteria. Includes exercising discretion in determining actual or probable consequences and in referencing such evaluation to identify and select alternatives.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to act as a first-line supervisor, including instructing, assigning and reviewing work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, and evaluating employee job performance.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, advisory and/or design data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs..
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.
Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
DeKalb County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.