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Storm Water Inspector 1

Department: Public Works

Division: Operations

Effective Date: 09/14/21 | Closing Date: Upon Hire

Salary: $32,671 - $40,839(Lateral moves considered depending on experience)

General Purpose:

Performs a variety of entry level, technical duties, tracks and routinely inspects long-term, post-construction maintenance with property owners and contractors for compliance with EPA, DEQ and City regulations. Inspects development and public works projects including, but not limited to, citywide stormwater compliance, performs independent inspections of development construction projects; reviews SWPPP submittals and post-construction maintenance agreements.

Supervision Received:

Works under the general supervision of the Public Works Assistant Director.

Supervision Exercised:


Essential Functions:

Works closely and coordinates with the City’s Stormwater Coordinator, engineers and/or representatives and public utility companies in the review and construction of City and development related projects, including SWPPP compliance, with approved plans.


Keeps records and documentation of project construction and provides input into the development of record drawings. This includes post-construction documentation that will be tracked and referenced for post-construction and LID compliance.


Reviews and provides input on designs and field revisions for constructability, avoidance of field conflicts, conformance to design criteria, construction codes, accuracy, completeness of design, and suitability to the City’s functional requirements. Inspects public works projects including, but not limited to, city wide SWPPP compliance with approved plans and specifications as well as conformance with existing City municipal codes, EPA and DEQ regulations and safety regulations. Communicates with the contractor any deficiencies that are determined during inspections and follows through with the contractor to verify that deficiencies are addressed.


Assists and advises the general public in matters relating to stormwater compliance.


Assists in the development of post-construction management plans.


Monitors and inspects existing SWPPP city wide and schedules maintenance repairs as needed as well as monitors City facilities for compliance.


Investigates complaints, illicit discharges, hazardous spills, etc. and makes recommendations as to resolutions of problems as they occur.


Reviews the construction site, project plans, and specifications prior to project construction for familiarity and from a construction feasibility standpoint and as it pertains to stormwater and LID standards.


Participates in and at times conducts the preconstruction conference with engineers, developers, contractors, and various utility representatives to discuss principal construction features, requirements, and inspection procedures.


Issues permits and provides detailed and timely inspections of the materials, quality, and methods used by engineers, contractors, and tradesmen for construction.


Provides necessary information to engineering and construction crews regarding methods which assure compliance with various construction standards, SWPPP compliance, public development standards, safety, etc.


Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Education and Experience:
  1. Graduation from high school, plus, one (1) year of specialized training in engineering methods and practices related to testing and SWPPP compliance; provided through on-the-job training, technical college, professional workshops, or university studies; 

  2. One (1) year of responsible experience performing above or related duties;

  3. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
  1. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Some knowledge of civil engineering testing methods, principles and practices and procedures related to SWPPP; sampling and testing applications and procedures; construction methods and materials common to public works projects; engineering standards and codes; technical and practical design of SWPPP concepts; interpersonal communication skills; the use of a variety of technical engineering equipment and drafting tools; political, legal and governmental processes affecting various engineering programs and project management.


Working skill in the art of diplomacy and cooperative problem solving. Skill in the ability to interpret and understand MS4 permit requirements and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans.


Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; read and interpret plans and specifications; visualize completed projects in planning stages and estimate the end results; estimate quantity of materials accurately; perform advanced mathematical calculations; develop and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, federal agencies, state agencies, local governments, subordinates, and the public.

  1. Special Qualifications:
    Must possess a valid Utah Driver’s license.

Must, within Six (6) months of employment, obtain a Registered Stormwater Inspector certification,

Certification as a SWPPP Writer preferred.

  1. Work Environment:
    Tasks require a variety of physical activities not generally involving muscular strain.  Frequent physical activity related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, and moderate lifting.  Essential functions require talking, hearing and seeing.  Mental application utilizes memory for details, emotional stability and discriminating thinking.  Frequent travel required in course of performing portions of job functions.


Washington City provides full time employees with an excellent benefit package including a healthcare plan (no out of pocket expense for employee/dependent coverage), dental plan (no out of pocket expense for employee, out of pocket expense for dependents only), and a vision plan (no out of pocket expense for employee/dependent coverage). In addition, the City provides a $50,000 life insurance policy, AD&D, LTD, and an impressive retirement plan. Washington City also contributes 4.5% into a 401(K) plans for all eligible employees that are in the public employee fun. All benefits are effective on the1st day of work. The City also provides 12 paid holidays, 12 paid sick days per year plus vacation accruals.

It is the policy of Washington City to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity standards in all phases of personnel administration: job structuring, recruitment, examination, selection, appointment, placement, training, upward mobility, discipline, discharge, etc, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin or veteran status.

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