Durham County Stormwater and Erosion Control Technician Position Listing



Date: Oct 4, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.


DEPARTMENT:        County Engineering
DATE POSTED: October 04, 2021
CLOSING DATE: October 29, 2021
SALARY MINIMUM: $44,661.00
SALARY MAXIMUM: $80,389.00
JOB TYPE: Full-Time




Assists the Erosion Control Supervisor with administering the Sedimentation and Erosion sections of the Durham City-County Unified Development Ordinance. Provides  technical expertise in the area of erosion control and active construction site erosion control compliance. Work includes reviewing erosion control plans, processing and tracking of documentation for regulatory compliance, issuance of land disturbance approval and permit, site inspections, complaint investigation, and other assigned tasks.




  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering including design of erosion control measures and associated infrastructure as well as drainage design methods and construction Knowledge of theory and practice of design, construction, and surveying, as well as stormwater quality management practices.
  • Knowledge of water quality environmental laws and regulations and State and Federal erosion control standards
  • Skill with computer technology related to the position including office and presentation software
  • Ability to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations to a wide variety of target audiences with varying backgrounds ranging from technical professionals to laypersons Ability to maintain detailed records and reports and to read and understand state and federal regulations, technical materials and requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing, using both technical and non- technical language
  • Ability to establish, foster, and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors, consultants, other government officials and the public




Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from technical institute or community college with major work in Engineering Technology and some experience in engineering and drafting work.




Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license with a three-year acceptable driving record.




  • Certification as a NCDEQ BMP Reviewer, NCDOT Level 1, II, or III Erosion and Sediment Control Certification, or related.
  • Engineer In Training (EIT) certification – strongly preferred.


Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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