Pay Range 18 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$20.7418$31.1126
Hourly (42 hrs.)$19.7541$29.6311
Hourly (56 hrs.)$14.8155$22.2233

Erosion Control Specialist

Range: $43,142.87 - $64,714.30 (18)
Position Number: 00176

This position is responsible for coordinating and enforcing compliance with environmental regulations relating to City of Wilson Stormwater Ordinance and/or City of Wilson Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance.
Enforces the City of Wilson Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance issues violation warning notices and noncompliance fines.
Performs field inspections on construction sites that disturb one acre or more of ground within the city’s Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ).
Performs erosion and sediment control plan reviews and issues erosion and sediment control permits to construction sites that disturb greater than 1 acre of land.
Assist with preparing monthly and annual reports for the Stormwater Program Manager on all duties related to the delegated local erosion and sediment control program
Conducts site specific assessments within ditches and streams of prospective, on-going and completed drainage maintenance projects.
Inspects erosion control Best Management Practices (BMP) by assessing the integrity of control structures; measures sediment deposition and identifies aquatic plant species.
Informs the community about erosion and sediment control through educational materials and public presentations.
Employs  ITS to create maps and to assess City infrastructures, historical or archived data, and geographical features.
Submits complaints and work orders to appropriate departments.
Attends conferences, seminars, and workshops.
Reports soil, surface water, and groundwater contamination to the appropriate state and federal regulatory agencies.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of city and department policies, procedures, codes and ordinances.
Knowledge of the City of Wilson Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance and the City of Wilson Stormwater Management Ordinance.
Knowledge of water quality and water pollution standards and guidelines
Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.
Knowledge of environmental science and ecology
Knowledge of stormsewers, open drainage channels, and design and restoration principles.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in the use of on-site water sampling field equipment.
Skill in reading maps and locating infrastructure.
Skill in oral, and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Stormwater Program Manager assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The supervisor Spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of final result.
GUIDELINES: Guidelines include relevant state and federal laws, city Codes and ordinances. city and department policies and procedures, the City of Wilson Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance, and State and federal environmental regulations. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied administrative and technical duties. The need to follow exacting standards in performing soil and water sampling contributes to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this assignment is to coordinate and enforce compliance with stormwater environmental regulations and perform lead duties in public education and public participation of water quality and/or erosion and sediment control issues pertaining to the City of Wilson.
PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees. other local government officials, police officers, firefighters, outside engineers, contractors, vendors, state and federal agency personnel, elected officials, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate personnel, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting. standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between Shades of Color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in an office and at field sites where the employee may be exposed to inclement weather, noise, dust, dirt, grease, contagious or infectious diseases, or irritating chemicals The work requires the use of protective devices
such as gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: This position may be required to supervise part-time temporary employees assigned to data Collection, data entry, or other tasks involved in administering the City of Wilson Stormwater Management Program from time to time.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid Drivers License issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Rev.  9-08