Stormwater Inspector

May 25, 2023
North Charleston, SC
Job Type



Charleston County Public Works Department is looking for a highly motivated, qualified individual to join our team! This position will primarily conduct site inspections to ensure all permitted construction is in compliance with State and Local laws, regulations, and ordinances.

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $21.51 to $22.98


Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include: conduct site inspections to ensure compliance with the applicable state permit regulations and local ordinances; effectively schedule inspections to minimize travel time; document site findings and initiate enforcement actions on projects that are not in compliance with regulations; maintain accurate and concise inspection reports; ensure record files are in order for necessary follow-up; keep accurate records of on-site inspections and enforcement actions; document all actions pertinent to enforcement; make sure all enforcement actions are handled in a professional manner; assist in the distribution of educational materials related to storm water management; provide advice and answer questions on educational materials; evaluate all available Best Management Practice (BMP's) for effectiveness and cost; monitor various BMP's on site for effectiveness; make recommendations to other staff and construction site operators. Charleston County offers career advancement opportunities within this position.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field preferred, supplemented with three (3) years of job related inspection experience. Experience in engineering fundamentals, South Carolina Storm water regulations, County ordinance, erosion and sediment control methods, basic hydrology, and best management practices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required skills in reading construction drawings to evaluate effectiveness of Best Management Practices. Must have ability to communicate verbally and in written form in a clear and concise manner, work under pressure within critical time frames, interpret various codes and regulations, evaluate situations and make recommendations based on sound engineering judgments. Must be able to operate a personal computer. Must have valid driver's license with the ability to obtain a South Carolina license upon acceptance of position is required.Closing Date/Time:

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