Engineer IV

$72,335.54 - $120,559.71 yr
Oct 09, 2017
Oct 23, 2017
Full Time
Provides technical oversight over the county's participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Community Rating System (CRS). Responsible for the administrative operations of the NFIP and CRS program. Oversees floodplain and drainage studies completed in-house or under contract. Coordinates with the Land Development Services (LDS) department to ensure that development meets the NFIP requirements. Supports project implementation through the management of necessary updates and maintenance of a master stormwater projects GIS layer. Manages the county's pro rata share (PRS) program for off-site drainage improvements, and complete annual calculations necessary to establish the assessment rate and credit components of the PRS program. Manages hydrologic, hydraulic, and water quality models developed as part of the county's watershed management plans. Oversees the tracking and analysis of the water quality benefits of stormwater projects proposed or implemented for the purpose of meeting the county's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS-4) and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) goals. Other work assignments may include:
  • Review of assigned stormwater capital improvement project plans to ensure compliance with state and county requirements.
  • Participation in the consultant selection process, negotiation of task orders in areas of work responsibility, and administration of task orders in accordance with DPWES contracting requirements.
  • Supporting development of work plan and budget.
  • Providing a leadership role in the county's flood response program, and during storm events that require the activation of the Stormwater Department Operation Center (DOC) and Fairfax County's Emergency Operations Center.
  • Promoting safety awareness and enforces safety procedures.
This vacancy is with the Watershed Planning and Evaluation Branch, Stormwater Planning Division and is under the general supervision of the Branch Chief. Employment Standards

Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to: graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor's degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; and, five years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.

Experience with FEMA's NFIP and CRS programs. Possession of the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification. Experience in completing floodplain and drainage studies, and proficiency in the use of various Hydrologic and Hydraulic (H&H) computer models. A good working knowledge of GIS and its application to data management, as well as pre- and post-processing for H&H modeling. Knowledge of pollutants associated with stormwater runoff and Best Management Practices (BMPs) utilized to control these pollutants. Understanding of the stormwater requirements as generally set forth under the Clean Water Act, Virginia Stormwater regulations, the County's Stormwater Ordinance and the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act.

A valid driver's is required. Possession of a valid Virginia Professional Engineer or Architect license. An individual who possesses a valid Professional Engineer or Architect license in another state will be granted a temporary exemption to this requirement pending the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers & Landscape Architects decision regarding that individual's application for reciprocity. As a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect, signs and seals own work product and/or that of subordinate staff. Completion of the Stormwater Plan Reviewer's training class within six months of appointment, and obtaining and maintaining possession of a Storm Water Management Plan Reviewer Certification within 24 months from the date of completion of the required training class is required.

Is required to complete a criminal history background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. the satisfaction of the employer. Note: Is required to be available 24 hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) to respond to snow, flooding, and other designated emergencies on a as needed basis.

With or without reasonable accommodation. Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment; including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection safety footwear, long pants, sleeved shirt, and personal fall arrest harness.

Panel Interview; may include an exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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