Stormwater Manager

GovHR USA | Fayetteville, NC

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Posted Date 3/14/2023

Fayetteville, NC (pop. 210,000) The City of Fayetteville is an award-winning city that is home to Fort Bragg, the Army’s headquarters for Airborne and Special Operations forces, and Pope Army Airfield.  The city is constantly growing, changing and supporting more than 210,000 residents, making it the sixth largest City in North Carolina.  With a median age of 30.7, Fayetteville is filled with the energy of young adults and families with young children.  

Located in Cumberland County, the City is more than 250 years old and steeped in history.  The City’s 150 square miles include a historic downtown shopping area, numerous historic sites, seven museums, three colleges and universities, multiple entertainment venues, and award-winning golf courses.  Fayetteville is conveniently located within two hours of Myrtle Beach and other east coast beaches, as well as within close proximity to camping, fishing and hiking. 

The Stormwater Manager position is part of the Public Services Department and will manage, supervise, and coordinate the services and activities of the City’s Stormwater Program and will coordinate assigned activities with other city departments, divisions, outside agencies, public officials, regulatory officials, and the general public.  The position will provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Engineer. 

The Manager will participate in the development of, implement, and manage the goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for Stormwater services including design, maintenance and repair of the drainage system, monitoring and assessment of the overall storm water quality, implementation of all required permit elements established by the Environmental Protection Agency, and execution and compliance with all necessary contractual agreements for the delivery of services by other city departments or external third parties. 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences: 

  • An ability to provide stormwater management direction for the City’s long-range capital plan for stormwater management through their Engineering Division and the ability to manage and guide those projects from beginning to end.
  • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, environmental sciences, public administration, or a related field. A bachelor's degreein civil engineering or related field from an accredited college or university; a registered North Carolina Professional Engineer (PE) license or eligible to have the license transferred within six months of employment.
  • Five years of increasingly responsible experience in Stormwater management or related work including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility, to include a program that has a Stormwater utility fee.
  • Additionally, a Certified Construction Manager, Certified Floodplain Manager certification, Certified Stormwater Manager, Project Management Professional, or Municipal Administration course completion is preferred.

The anticipated hiring salary range for the position is $89,955 - $114,693 DOQ with an excellent benefit package.  Interested candidates should apply online by April 14, 2023, with resume, cover letter and contact information for at least five (5) professional references to the attention of Sarah McKee, Senior Vice-President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (224) 282-8310.  Apply on-line at

The City of Fayetteville is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are critical to their success. The city seeks to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.

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