Lead Stormwater Technician

Casselberry, Florida
$44,000.00 - $55,000.00 Annually
Sep 06, 2023
Nov 05, 2023

The Lead Stormwater Technician is responsible for coordination of, and participation in, the maintenance and repair of the stormwater management system for the City of Casselberry. In addition, the Lead Stormwater Technician provides support to the lower level Stormwater Maintenance Technician(s), Stormwater Maintenance Worker(s) and the Heavy Equipment Operator on resolving problems. The Lead Stormwater Technician works independently within established policies and procedures.

Examples of Essential Functions
  • Provides oversight of the maintenance and repair of the stormwater management system. (90%)
  • Directs and participates in the maintenance and repair of the drainage system, maintains and constructs/installs retention ponds, ditches, canals and storm sewers.
  • Ensures integrity of other utility line services such as underground electrical, gas lines and telephone ducts during drainage system maintenance and repair.
  • Performs landscape maintenance surrounding City's stormwater ponds, lakes and ditches.
  • Inspects and maintains shoreline and stormwater ponds, lakes and ditches.
  • Repairs pipe(s) and inlets(s) along roadways.
  • Performs aquatic weed control to control invasive vegetation.
  • Inspects and cleans stormwater lines and baffle boxes to remove pollutants and perform filter maintenance.
  • Maintains daily log of project details of project location, dates of work and completion for future reference.
  • Responds timely to requests and work orders.
  • Assists the Streets Division staff as assigned by the Streets and Stormwater Superintendent.
  • Follows and ensures subordinates follow SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures) to ensure compliance with NPDES requirements.
  • Performs inspections and record keeping in accordance with NPDES guidelines (SOP's) and conducts follow through with necessary repairs and maintenance.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities (5%)
  • Supports and exemplifies the City's identified core values, supports the mission and assists the City to attain its' vision and goals through the efficient operation of assigned employees and/or departments.
  • Provides technical and professional support, guidance and training to other team members, serving as an escalation point.
  • Conducts field observations for performance evaluations of crew members, as directed by supervisor.
  • Conducts applicable on-the-job training, as directed by supervisor.
  • Collaborates with Streets & Stormwater Superintendent in planning, assigning and directing work for the stormwater crew.
  • Collaborates with Streets & Stormwater Superintendent and HR in accomplishing employee selection and training.
  • Additional Duties and Responsibilities (5%)
  • Follows safe working practices and has a working knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
  • Performs general maintenance and cleaning of tools, materials, and work stations.
  • Performs after-hours/on-call rotation to respond to emergency repairs.
  • Participates in department meetings, staff meetings and other related activities.
  • Assumes supervisory responsibilities in absence of the Streets & Stormwater Superintendent.
  • Adheres to laws, regulations and policies of the City and of the assigned Department. Follows instructions provided by the supervisor, Department Director or their designee.
  • Completes the identified required or assigned training timely and applies acquired knowledge and/or skills.
  • Maintains, preserves, retains and disposes of public records according to FS Chapter 119.
  • Emergency Management Role
  • Participates as a member of the City staff as required to take action in the event of an emergency.
  • Acts in the assigned role to support the City in disaster preparation and/or disaster recovery efforts as described in the City of Casselberry Emergency Management Plan, supervisor or designee. As a member of the Public Works & Utilities Department may be responsible for the coordination of the maintenance and/or clearing of roadways, the operability of City's fleet and prevention or drainage of local or area-wide flooding. In addition, as a member of the Public Works & Utilities Department may be responsible for the maintaining and/or rapidly restoring the operability of the City's water and sewer systems.

  • (These essential and additional job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as assigned.) Typical Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    1. Education and Training: A minimum of a High School Diploma or G.E.D is required.
    2. Experience: A minimum of three (3) years' experience in drainage systems installations, repair and maintenance, including a minimum of two (2) years' experience of heavy equipment including but not limited to backhoe, Gradall or related field equipment
    3. Certificates, Licenses and/or Registrations Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class B (with tanker and air brakes endorsement) CDL Driver's license is required. Aquatic Weed Control License, Erosion and Sediment Inspector License and Florida Stormwater Association Certification Level II or Fwpcoa Stormwater level II are preferred and/or must be obtained within twelve (12) months of date of hire. A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check will be made to determine acceptance of past driving record.
    4. Security Clearance: Florida Department of Law Enforcement background clearance is required.
    5. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Knowledge (basic level) of local, state and federal regulations affecting work.
    • Knowledge of the common tools, equipment, materials and methods used in field maintenance, repair and construction of drainage systems.
    • Knowledge of the proper care and maintenance of tools of the trade.
    • Knowledge of current industry standards and practices in the stormwater. management area including but not limited to erosion and sediment control practices.
    • Skill in effectively dealing with the public and other agencies in a courteous, tactful and impartial manner.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
    • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
    • Ability (basic level) to utilize Microsoft Office Suite, e.g. Outlook, Word and Excel.
    • Ability to support the Mission of the City of Casselberry: Committed to protect and enhance the quality of life within its community.
    • Ability to support the Core Values of the City of Casselberry.
    • Ability to support the Vision of the City of Casselberry: A vibrant, affordable, diverse, and progressive community where citizens feel safe, enjoy their neighborhoods, and access their city government.
    Supplemental Information

    The work environment and physical demands described here are representative and not intended to be all-inclusive of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    A. Work Environment: This position primarily performs the duties in a field setting. Frequently, this position works outside in various weather conditions, works near moving mechanical parts, works on slippery or uneven surfaces, works in or with moving objects/vehicles, traffic hazards, toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles and exposure to aggressive domestic and non-domestic animals, reptiles and insects. Occasionally, this position may be exposed to work in high and precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is loud.
    B. Physical Demands: The primary functions require prolonged periods of standing, walking, bending, driving, using hands to handle or feel, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, climbing or balancing and reaching with hands and arms. In addition, this position may be required to occasionally lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds with or without assistance. This position is regularly required to use vision, speech and hearing, with or without assistive devices.
    C. Equipment/Tools and Technology Used: This position utilizes the following tools and equipment while performing the duties of the job: Vac-Con, hand tools (pole saws, shovels, rakes, wheel barrels, etc.), gas powered tools (blowers, chain saws, edgers, generators, and pressure washers), concrete mixer, tractor, lawnmower, and city vehicle.
    D. Employee Infection/Exposure Risk Classification: Category II- Employee performs tasks that do not involve exposure to blood , bodily fluids or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM), however employment may require performing unplanned Category I tasks. The normal work routine involves no exposure to bodily fluids or OPIM, but potential exposures may be required as a condition of employment.

    The City of Casselberry offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

    Health Benefits:
    The City of Casselberry pays a substantial portion of our employee's health insurance. Dependent coverage is available at an additional cost, part of which is paid by the City. Health insurance discounts for wellness, non-tobacco and biometric screenings are available to qualified individuals. Group discount plans are available for optional dental, vision, STD, Voluntary Life with ADD, Legal, Accident/Critical Illness and Cancer. Paid long term disability after one year of employment.

    401a Plan - 10% salary contribution paid by the City
    457 Deferred Compensation Plan – City pays 100% match of an employee's voluntary contribution up to 4% of their annual salary

    8 paid holidays per year (10 hours per day)

    Paid annual leave and sick leave

    Paid bereavement and military leave

    Education reimbursement

    Employee Incentives:
    Cost of Living Adjustments
    Education and Certification Incentives
    Employee Recognition and Appreciation
    Probationary Increases
    Professional Development
    2% Residency Incentive pay for Casselberry residents
    Wellness Health Incentive Program

    The City of Casselberry is an equal opportunity employer, veteran preference provider, and a drug free workplace.


    Do you possess a High School Diploma or GED?

    • Yes
    • No


    Do you have a minimum of three (3) years' experience in drainage systems installations, repair and maintenance, including a minimum of two (2) years' experience of heavy equipment including but not limited to backhoe, Gradall or related field equipment? If yes, it must be listed on your application.

    • Yes
    • No


    Do you possess a valid Florida Class B (with tanker and air brakes endorsement) CDL Driver's license?

    • Yes
    • No


    Do you possess any of the following: (Check all that apply)

    • Aquatic Weed control License
    • Erosion and Sediment Inspector License
    • Florida Stormwater Association Certification Level II
    • Fwpcoa Stormwater Level II

    Required Question

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