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The City of Fort Worth is the 16th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer service, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

Stormwater Development Services Manager
Pay Range From 94585.95
Pay Range To 151,338.00
Closing Date 3/27/18
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Transportation Public Works

The City of Fort Worth Transportation and Public Works (TPW) Department is seeking a highly qualified professional to lead the Stormwater Development Services section.   This position reports to the TPW Development Services Manager and is responsible for leading a creative and responsive team of City staff and consultant engineers who work with private developers to ensure that their projects meet their goals without creating or aggravating drainage problems.

This is a key position in the overall development permitting function for the City of Fort Worth.  Drainage requirements frequently present the most significant challenges facing private development so, the Stormwater Development Services section is an especially important part of the broader development permitting function.  The City is committed to working responsively and flexibly with private development to optimize the value to them and the community of their projects while also ensuring that prudent development standards are met.    


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field and five years increasingly responsible engineering or construction management experience including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.


Possession of registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.  If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer within the State of Texas within six months of employment. 

Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Texas Driver’s License.



Highly conversant with technical hydraulic and hydrologic engineering principles and philosophies and stormwater management best practices.

5 or more years or work experience as an employee, consultant, or contractor with a local government entity.


Ideal candidates will possess the following:   

  • Demonstrated success in evaluating and streamlining processes to optimize service delivery (experience with Lean Six Sigma methods and principles is a plus)

  • Instilling a strong organizational customer-service ethic

  • Ability to understand, ask good questions about, and provide valuable input on technical hydraulic and hydrologic engineering principles, understanding the technical aspects while also having a big picture ability to creatively apply and customize the broader principles to achieve the desired end in a technically sound manner

  • Ability to efficiently distill complex process and technical matters, articulate the issues clearly and concisely with key stakeholders, and successfully lead efforts to develop effective and actionable plans

  • Significant experience and skill in the full range of personnel management issues.

  • Management and leadership experience in developing talent and building high performance teams

  • Proven successful experience interacting with senior leaders and stakeholders on high visibility and sensitive challenges to develop mutually acceptable solutions






Conditions of Employment

Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.