Storm Water Manager (3-year contract position)
Company: City of Cambridge
Posted on: September 23, 2022
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Cambridge Department
of Public Works (DPW) is committed to providing high-quality public
services, developing, and maintaining a safe and healthy
environment, providing excellent customer service, and planning for
a sustainable future. DPW is committed to cultivating a workplace
environment that reflects the City's values of anti-racism,
diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We are currently seeking a Stormwater Program Manager to join the
collaborative team providing oversight of the City's compliance
with applicable federal and state stormwater regulations and
permits in support of the City's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer
System (MS4) program, National Pollution Discharge Elimination
System (NPDES) permit, and the City's overall Stormwater Program,
including policy development and program coordination.
The Stormwater Program Manager will have a high degree of
independent responsibility in managing policy development, program
coordination, and collaboration with state and federal
Under the supervision of the Assistant Commissioner for Engineering
and the Director of Engineering Services, the Stormwater Program
Manager will perform the following duties:
Administer the Stormwater Management Program Plan under the
Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) program.
Manage the MS4 permit compliance, including monitoring, reporting
and outreach efforts.
As the City continues to implement sewer separation, manage the
shift of permitting requirements from CSO to MS4, including
coordinating with design teams to improve stormwater quality and
reduce water quality impacts to receiving waters.
Coordinate assigned program activities and permit compliance with
those of other City departments; federal, state, and local agencies
such as the EPA, MWRA, MassDEP; area planning and watershed
organizations; and neighboring cities and towns.
Participate in the planning, evaluation and management of
stormwater drainage and water quality capital projects including
ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local requirements and
utilize current Best Management Practices.
Work with various city departments to implement and maintain
stormwater good housekeeping best practices.
Support the development of City regulations, policies, design
guidelines, and standard operating procedures to improve stormwater
Review building permit applications to ensure that proposed work is
compliant with DPW standard specifications, accessibility
requirements, stormwater management goals, and streetscape design
Assist in emergency situations as required including, but not
limited to, significant inclement weather events and participate in
a 24 hour a day on call rotation.
Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Environmental
Science or Environmental Planning / Policy or related field.
Minimum of 5-8 years relevant experience, with progressively
increasing levels of responsibility.
Ability to produce clear and concise technical documents with
clearly organized thoughts.
Ability to interpret technical information accurately and make
decisions in a fast-paced environment according to existing laws,
regulations, and policies.
Ability to develop and implement creative outreach efforts to
engage the community in the Stormwater Program.
Ability to effectively engage city staff and the community in
design and construction processes.
The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is
diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact
effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of
identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies
Knowledge and understanding of environmental laws and regulations
as they pertain to municipal drainage and sewer system design,
construction, and operation.
Knowledge of complete streets designs and experience implementing
comprehensive infrastructure projects.
Knowledge of state and federal accessibility requirements and
experience designing and constructing accessible facilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work involves frequent site visits, requiring
travelling to and through active construction zones, driving,
walking, bending, squatting, reaching, and stretching. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform essential functions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involved is both indoors in a professional
office setting and outdoors including construction sites and
congested city roadways under all weather conditions. This position
may be eligible for hybrid work under the City's Telework Policy
depending on operational needs.
Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance
Vacation and Sick leave eligible
Sick Incentive Pay Eligible
3 Personal days
14 Paid Holidays
Management Allowance, $2,700/year
Discounted MBTA monthly pass, Bluebikes membership and EZRide
RATE: $107,466 - $118,929 + excellent benefits
Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both
your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit both
your resume and letter of interest via email to:
email@example.com or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City
Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax
617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 08/16/22.
Position will remain open until filled.
THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR,
SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER
PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE
LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN
ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND
PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH
DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to
advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and
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