Manages the County’s Stormwater Management Program which involves performing engineering design and review work to reduce stream pollution and flooding in DeKalb County .
Manages, directs and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining and completing performance appraisals.
Supervises quarterly, semi-annual and annual state NPDES permit reporting.
Supervises inspections of NPDES-Industrial facilities, and Highly Visible Pollutant Sources (HVPS).
Responsible for illicit discharge enforcement program.
Coordinates NPDES requirement with Municipalities to Inter-Governmental Agreements.
Develops procedures, guidelines and practices regarding stormwater management.
Provide Education and Training to municipalities and public based on MNGWPD requirements.
Prepares and manages the annual budget for the division.
Prepares, administers and reviews correspondence, reports and studies.
Researches hydrology and hydraulics engineering concepts and practices for use in county construction plans and drawings.
Receives and reviews notice of intents from organizations planning to discharge into state water bodies; makes recommendations on approval.
Reviews and makes recommendations regarding legal ordinances prepared for the Stormwater Management program.
Responsible for field investigation and enforcement of illegal dumping, illicit discharge, illegal; connection, and water quality monitoring.
Develops policies and procedures for Stormwater Utility User Fee Assessment Program.
Oversees the preparation of the County's annual report to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding compliance with federal standards on stream pollution and flooding.
Initiates and directs preliminary designs, studies, cost estimates, and prepares reports for assigned future and proposed projects.
Researches and responds to public complaints or request for information regarding stormwater management program.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering; three years of Civil Engineering experience comparable to that performed at the Senior Staff Engineer level required, status as an Engineer-in-Training preferred. Experience in watershed protection, water quality issues, regulatory reporting and enforcement in local government or related field preferred.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license (as required by position assignment)
DeKalb County is Georgia’s third largest county with an estimated 713,000 residents calling it home. The geographical area of the County covers approximately 271 square miles consisting of a portion of Atlanta; the cities of Avondale Estates, Brookhaven, Chamblee, Clarkston, Decatur, Doraville, Dunwoody, Lithonia, and Stone Mountain; and several unincorporated areas. Four major int...erstates and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) are easily accessible for commuting.
Business and Education Hub
DeKalb is the headquarters of some of the country’s most prominent businesses and organizations including the Center for Disease Control, the only federal agency based outside of Washington, DC; the Yerkes Primate Center; American Cancer Society and Emory University’s Rollins Research Center. Emory University, one of the new Ivy League Schools of the South, and Agnes Scott College, a top women’s liberal arts college in the country, are located in DeKalb.
Growing International Community
DeKalb has emerged as one of Georgia’s most culturally diverse communities. More than 64 languages representing Asian, Hispanic, European and African cultures are spoken here. The County also has become a home for African, Iraqi and Latino asylum seekers displaced by war or turbulent political circumstances.
One of DeKalb’s most well-known attractions is Stone Mountain Park, home to the world’s largest free-standing piece of exposed granite and the world’s largest relief sculpture. Another natural attraction is Davidson Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve - 2,000 acres of granite outcrop, wetlands, pine and oak forests, streams, and a lake.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the County’s top elected official. The County has 40 departments with most department heads reporting to the CEO through the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Like other county governments, there is a Board of Commissioners (BOC) that comprises the legislative branch, a court system that is the judicial branch, and other elected officials and constitutional officers.