Supervisor, Utilities Stormwater

City of Boynton Beach, FL
November 1, 2023
Boynton Beach, FL
Job Type


Purpose of Classification

The purpose of this classification is to supervise the utility stormwater maintenance program and crew. This position combines supervisory and customer service responsibilities and the application of technical knowledge of installation , maintenance, inspection and repair of catch basins, swales, stormwater ponds, and structures. Oversees contractors who perform aquatic maintenance of canals. Keeps MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm System) Permit in compliance.

Essential Functions

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; interviews candidates for employment; conducts staff training.

Coordinates daily work activities; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; consults with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise.

Ensures division compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.

Ensures adherence to established safety policies and procedures; inspects and orders safety equipment; coordinates training in safety procedures; monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.

Consults with Field Operations Manager and other managers as needed to review department activities, provide recommendations, resolve problems, and receive advice/direction.

Supervises the installation, maintenance, and repair of storm water lines, catch basins, and structures; supervises the building, forming, and pouring of concrete sidewalks and driveways; supervises installation of pumps and generators.

Implement, manage and understand all aspects/duties of the Stormwater Program's MS4 Permit. Duties include ensuring elements are completed; all related activities are properly documented; the Annual Report is completed/submitted successfully; and that State Audits of the MS4 Program are executed to reach compliance.

Perform investigations of illegal discharges from Stormwater sewers by studying as-built plans and performing on-site investigations; investigate sources of illegal discharges and spills entering into the Stormwater system.

Respond to HAZMAT calls related to spills; coordinate and initiate clean-up with other agencies; initiate appropriate enforcement action after identifying noncompliance with federal, state or local requirements.

Maintains storm water program manuals, requirements, reports and notifications and inspections. Coordinate public works activities with other departments. Maintains engineering change request logs, issues Engineering change notifications.

Assists with public outreach and public education for MS4 program. Creates handout materials for the general public for outreach and education.

Implements and manages Stormwater Improvement Projects. Involves identifying problem areas related to flooding and disrepair of existing systems.

Selects and monitors outside vendors for canal aquatics maintenance activities. Inspects work, manages contracts, and approves invoices.

Reviews the status of storm drainage systems and equipment and recommends capital replacements and improvements. Reviews new development plans and specifications for compliance with division standards.

Provides emergency response and cleanup in the event of any overflow or illicit discharge to the storm system, documenting investigative findings, and reporting.

Inspects the storm drainage-related work of private contractors (end-of-construction walkthrough); recommends acceptance or rejection of work as necessary. Provides assistance to project engineers or private contractors as needed at pre-construction meetings and during construction activity.

Plans, coordinates, and schedules in-house and contracted projects; coordinates projects/activities with those of other divisions, departments, outside contractors, or others as needed; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work.

Reviews work orders; calculates materials needed for each project; tracks labor and materials involved in each project for billing purposes; maintains records.

Monitors inventory of division equipment, tools, supplies, and materials; ensures availability of adequate materials to complete projects; obtains competitive price quotes; initiates orders for new or replacement materials.

Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department activities, which may include a utility vehicle, dump truck, backhoe, tamper, compactor, air compressor, electrical blower, camera, video recorder, and mechanic tools.

Prepares, recommends, and administers division budget; monitors expenditures.

Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, schedules, work orders, purchase requisitions, production reports, project notifications, vehicle maintenance reports, payroll reports, performance appraisals, disciplinary reports, or other documents.

Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, other departments, contractors, vendors, the public, customers, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction.

Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, business, public administration, or a closely-related field;
  • Six (6) years of verifiable stormwater maintenance experience; or
  • Three (3) years of verifiable supervisory experience;
  • Must possess and maintain a v alid Stormwater Certification Level A;
  • Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, public administration, or a related field.
  • Possession of a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License.

Supplemental Information


The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media.

Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.

Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction.

Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.

Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.


Knowledge of department and division operations, policies, procedures, practices and all applicable codes, laws, rules and regulations relative to stormwater systems.

Knowledge of and the ability to ensure compliance with safety policies, procedures, practices and OSHA regulations.

Knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate proper work methods and procedures when managing field crew employees.

Knowledge of and the ability to draft plans, blueprints, and write specifications for proposed improvements.

Ability to supervise, evaluate the work of field employees, and identify and resolve personnel issues and concerns.

Ability to coordinate, plan and prioritize work assignments to achieve optimum effectiveness in staff utilization and cross-training.

Ability to determine and requisition proper and adequate materials, supplies and equipment for job completion.

Ability to oversee the inspection and repair/replacement of malfunctioning equipment.

Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues and complaints from the public.

Ability to effectively interact with the public, managers, co-workers, other department staff, contractors, and with outside agencies.

Ability to develop and sustain good working relationships with all department staff.

Ability to manage the division budget to effectively utilize available financial resources.

Ability to research, understand and explain information in complex technical manuals, blueprints, legal codes, drawings, schematics, etc.

Ability to maintain and assist in the development of accurate computerized maintenance records systems; ability to assist with input on division/department computer systems.

Ability to adapt and flex to schedule changes as necessary, and willingness to accept "on-call" status for emergencies.


Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of ight weight (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

Sensory Requirements: Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues originals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.


Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.

Full-time employees (those regularly scheduled to work at least 30hours per week) are eligible for the City's benefit package.

The City of Boynton Beach's comprehensive benefits packageincludes:

• Student Loan Forgiveness
• Health Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Care Plan
• Basic Term Life Insurance
• Supplemental Life Insurance
• Dependent Life Insurance
• Accidental Death and
Dismemberment Insurance
• CityPension Plan
• Short Term Disability and other Supplemental Plans
• Long Term Disability Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• 457 Savings Plan (three options)
• Paid Annual Leave / Vacation
• Bonus Vacation Hours

• 12Paid Holidays
• Paid Sick Leave / Family Sick Leave
• Educational Assistance Program *( Depending on budget funding )
•On-site Training Program
• Wellness Program
• Pre-Paid Legal and Identity Theft Protection Plans
• Credit Union
• Tax Deferred 125 Premium Plan
• Flexible Spending Account
• Direct Deposit
• Social Security

Student Loan Forgiveness
Let your City of Boynton Beach employment work for you! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, your student loan balance may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time with a governmental agency. Visit for more information or to see if you qualify.

Health Insurance
The City pays the entire premium for an eligible employee. The employee may elect to cover a spouse and/or dependent children by paying the applicable premium for the dependent(s).

Dental Insurance
Premiums for eligible employeesare paid by the City. Premiums for any covered dependent are paid by the employee with a contribution by the City.

Vision Care Plan
Premiums for eligible employees are paid by the City. Premiums for any covered dependent(s) are paid by the employee.

Life Insurance / Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
The City provides each eligible employee with term lifeandaccidental death insurance.

Supplemental Life Insurance / Supplemental AD&D Insurance
Employees may purchase supplemental term life insurance on an individual-choice basis with premiums based on age. A matching amount of Accidental Death insurance may also be purchased.

Dependent Life Insurance
Employees who select supplemental coverage for themselves may also purchase coverage for their spouse and dependent children.

City Retirement / Pension Plans
The City has pension plans for general employees, police, and firefighters. Each plan is contributory with both the employee and the City contributing to the program.

Supplemental Plans
Supplemental plans provide direct cash payments regardless of any other coverage you may have, and are designed to help fill in any gaps in a medical plan. The employee pays the premiums for these supplemental plans.

Short and Long Term Disability
The City provides Short and Long Term Disability insurance to eligible employees. The plan is designed to cover a disability sustained on or off the job.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The City contracts with an employee assistance program (EAP) toprovide employees and their dependentswith free, confidential and professional counseling to help resolve personal or family problems.

Deferred Compensation Plans (457 Plans)
The City makes available three deferred compensation plans that the employee may voluntarily contribute to on a tax-deferred basis.

All full-time employees accrue time toward paid vacation leave. Accrual begins immediately and vacation may be taken after six months of employment.


The City observes 12paid holidays throughout the year.

Sick Leave / Family Sick Leave
Full-time employees accrue one day ofsick leaveper month. An employee may elect to use up to 5 days per year of accrued sick time for illness in his/her immediate family.

Tuition Assistance *( Depending on availablebudget funding )
The Tuition Assistance Program reimburses eligible employees for successful completion of approved courses leading to Associate, Bachelor and Master degrees.

Wellness Program
The City offers many wellness activities and programs throughout the year.

Prepaid Legal Services and Identity Theft Protection Plan
Employees may chooseto enroll ina prepaid legal service plan and an identity theft protection plan. The employee pays the premiums for these plans.

Credit Union
All City employees mayjoin the Credit Union of Palm Beach County. In addition to savings and checking accounts, the Credit Union offers different types of loans, investment choices and recreational opportunities.

Section 125 Plan for Health and Dental Premium
Section 125 of the Internal Revenue code allows you to have your dependent coverage premiums deducted before payroll taxes are withheld resulting in tax savings to you.

Flexible Spending Accounts
Employees mayparticipate in flexible spending accounts for reimbursement of medical and/or dependent care expenses.

Direct Deposit
Employees may have their bi-weekly paycheck deposited to the financial institution of their choice.

Closing Date/Time: 11/13/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

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