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City of Austin

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Austin, TX

$28.85 – $36.06 per hour

Seeking a candidate with knowledge and skills in environmental and engineering regulations, code compliance, and communication for a land development project coordinator role.

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Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: - Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. - Reviews and analyzes plans/specifications by applying knowledge of general construction practices and methods, erosion/sedimentation control methods and strategies, water quality and drainage theory, and arboricultural practices. - Reviews land development projects for compliance with water quality, tree protection and landscape regulations. - Coordinates meetings with contractors, engineers, owners, etc. to resolve issues of conflict and to assist in ensuring compliance of development projects with environmental regulations. - Reviews and interprets policies, codes, regulations and ordinances. - Performs analysis of the adequacy of storm water controls with technical criteria. - Reviews engineering and environmental reports for accuracy and compliance with water quality regulations. - Develops and implements code/rule changes. - Provides testimony for enforcement cases. - Provides technical assistance and education to City staff, City Management, citizens, community/special interest groups, developers, etc. on environmental/engineering code requirements, ordinances and regulations - Prepares and presents variances and revisions to City Code, Criteria, and Policies to Boards, Commission, and Council. - Assist in the resolution of interdepartmental and interagency conflicts and the development and implementation of interagency protocol and procedures. - Assist in the development of short and long range policies and initiatives. Responsibilities – Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, guidance, and technical support to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. - Knowledge of environmental and engineering regulations, codes and rules. - Knowledge of principles of specialized fields of science, such as soil science, forestry, agriculture, or Landscape Architecture to achieve conservation objectives. Knowledge of conservation practices. - Knowledge of Federal, State, Local laws. - Knowledge of city practice, policy, and procedures. - Skill in oral and written communication. - Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. - Skill in using computers and related software applications. - Skill in data analysis and problem solving. - Skill in planning and organizing. - Skill in managing and resolving conflict. - Ability to use independent judgment - Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. - Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public.
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