Pay Range: $104,360 - $135,668 annual compensation
Job Posting Closing on: Thursday, April 6, 2023
The City of Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 900,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.
A Stormwater Development Engineering Manager job is available with The City of Fort Worth Development Services Department, Infrastructure Division. The position is responsible for leading the Stormwater Development team; a creative and responsive team of City staff and consulting engineers who work with private developers to ensure that their projects meet their goals without creating or aggravating drainage problems. The Stormwater Development team reviews development applications for compliance with the City’s stormwater and floodplain management criteria and related ordinances.
- The position is full-time and located at City Hall.
- The job role requires a minimum of three days per week in the office.
- Depending on the unique design and construction issues, there may be occasional site visits.
The Stormwater Development Engineering Manager’s job responsibilities include:
- Manage the Stormwater Development team, develop talent, and provide technical and procedural guidance to staff and review engineer consultants.
- Interpret and apply the City’s Stormwater criteria manual, grading ordinance, subdivision ordinance, and floodplain ordinance to a wide range of development projects and unique design scenarios.
- Contract management and administration for multiple engineering services contracts.
- Prepare, update, and implement standard operating procedures. Monitor budgets and performance metrics, and implement process improvements.
- Apply hydrologic and hydraulic engineering principles to technically complex drainage and floodplain issues. Review, interpret, and apply the findings of drainage and floodplain studies to the review of construction plans and permits.
- Coordinate on a variety of issues with management and executive staff, external agencies, residents, developers, and developer consultants.
- Maintain close coordination, and collaboration, with the Stormwater Management Division of the Transportation & Public Works Department.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
- Five (5) years of increasingly responsible engineering construction management experience including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.
- Possession of registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer within the State of Texas within six months of employment.
- Valid Driver's License.
- Highly conversant with hydrologic and hydraulic engineering, and general civil engineering fundamental principles, practices, and techniques.
- Eight (8) or more years of work experience in local government initiatives or projects, either as a public sector employee or private consultant, including project management experience (scoping, budgets, schedules, and contract administration).
- Ability to efficiently distill highly complex processes and technical matters into effective communications and actionable plans.
- Demonstrated success in evaluating and streaming processes to optimize service delivery and resource allocation.
- Preparation of HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS models for drainage and floodplain studies.
Conditions of Employment
Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.