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Surface Water Program Coordinator - City of Woodinville ( Job # 19-0013)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $66,200.00 per year
Maximum Salary: $84,490.00 per year
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Public Works
Closes: October 15, 2019 at 5:00 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Woodinville is a city of  approximately 12,000 residents and 1,200 businesses located in the Sammamish Valley about 20 miles northeast of Seattle.  Scenic landscapes, wineries, and craft brewers and distillers make Woodinville a tourist destination.  Recreation opportunities and open space contribute to Woodinville's unique quality of life.

Position Summary:

Responsible for day-to-day development and execution of the City’s Stormwater Management Program in order to ensure compliance with NPDES Phase II permit requirements, as issued by the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE). This position will administer program components and elements, coordinate the efforts of consultants and staff, and assist department(s) with all aspects of stormwater management. May direct the work of temporary and/or full-time staff working within programs or activities that support the stormwater program. Assists in reviews of storm water improvement plans for private developments and public projects. Oversees water quality and quantity issues for the City; coordinates with King and Snohomish County, State, and neighboring jurisdictions on regional water quality issues and surface water related projects. Manages storm water system through the development, preparation, and maintenance of the City Stormwater Management Program Plan. Requires a high degree of independent judgement and action in planning projects, resolving technical problems, and administering projects within the framework of established policies. Reply daily to customer service and response inquiries.

To view the full job description see the attached document.

Job Responsbilities

Essential Functions:

  1. Ensure City compliance with NPDES Phase II permit requirements.
  2. Act as the primary contact with the public for concerns related to the stormwater program and/or related policies.
  3. Organize and implement public outreach and education programs on stormwater quality and pollution prevention.
  4. Develop and provide training for City staff on the selection and proper use of BMP’s, detection of illicit discharges, review of construction plans, Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Plan and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan.
  5. Develop, recommend and participate in the implementation of water quality testing programs that may become necessary to comply with the NPDES Phase 2 permit requirements.
  6. Participate in the preparation of the annual stormwater budget.
  7. Research potential outside grant funding for City projects and prepare grant applications as necessary.
  8. Recommend improvements to the City’s stormwater utility and stormwater fee schedule to support program requirements.
  9. Assist in review of private development plans, specs, construction projects, City designs and construction projects for stormwater program compliance.
  10. Receive, investigate and process complaints and notifications of potential stormwater violations, such as illicit discharges. Recommend appropriate actions.
  11. Assist in securing environmental permits.
  12. Recommend changes to City stormwater design standards and field reporting.
  13. Coordinate location and inspection of City drywells, infiltration systems, and outfalls.
  14. Represent the City on a variety of committees; and act as a liaison and coordinate with other local, state and federal agencies, contractors, developers, consultants and other parties on stormwater related projects and issues.
  15. Maintain stormwater records and prepare annual reports and/or presentations to DOE, elected officials, department management and the public.
  16. Manage consultant(s) developing plans/studies and supporting stormwater programs for the City.
  17. Respond to customer contacts concerning surface and stormwater systems. Provide technical assistance to customers and staff on more complex problems relating to stormwater management.
  18. Monitor and/or negotiate City’s compliance with state and federal regulations (Puget Sound Water Quality Authority, ESA, NPDES, DOE, etc.). 
  19. Performs other duties as required or assigned.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience that clearly demonstrates the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Two years’ experience in stormwater management programs, environmental, engineering, or water resource field is preferred.


The City of Woodinville does not participate in Social Security, which means employees do not contribute to or earn Social Security credit while employed with the City. Further, the Social Security Administration applies a formula containing an offset to take into account employment with a nonparticipating employer. However, as a City of Woodinville employee, you may be eligible to participate in the Municipal Employee Benefit Trust (MEBT) plan; you are eligible to participate as soon as you are hired into an MEBT-eligible position.  MEBT is a defined-contribution plan.

There is also mandatory participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) which is a traditional, defined-benefit pension plan - when you meet plan requirements and retire, you are guaranteed a certain monthly income for the rest of your life.

The City of Woodinville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran's status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 


A completed online application, an attached resume, and an accompanying cover letter are required to be considered for this position.  An incomplete application packet will disqualify you.  Applicant may attach additional information that will assist us in the review and selection process.

Applicants who are invited to participate in the interview process will be notified by phone or email.


Woodinville City Hall
17301 133rd Avenue NE
Woodinville, WA