Stormwater Quality Investigator

This posting will accept applications until filled, could close at anytime.


The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI), through its employees, enhances the quality of life in Denver by efficiently delivering effective, high-quality, safe, and equitable public infrastructure and services.


For more information, please visit the DOTI website.

DOTI’s Commitment to Equity:

  • DOTI is committed to providing attention and resources to the areas, assets and people of the city with the greatest need.  Through equitable contracting, equitable investments, and equitable workforce development
  • DOTI’s culture revolves around four key principles: (1) Invest in Our People, (2) Operate with Discipline, (3) Use Data to Drive Decisions, and (4) Deliver Results


The Wastewater Management Division, part of the City and County of Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, maintains more than 1,500 miles of sanitary sewer and more than 800 miles of storm drainage underground lines and pipes.


The City and County of Denver offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. The salary range for this position is $23.50-$32.00. We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which includes but is not limited to:

  • A guaranteed life-long monthly pension
  • 457B Retirement plan
  • 140 hours of PTO earned within first year + 13 Paid Holidays per year
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision plans effective within 1 month of start date


The Wastewater Management team is seeking a full-time, unlimited Stormwater Quality Investigator to join their team.


As a Stormwater Quality Investigator some job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conduct full-performance level on-site investigations and inspections to ensure accurate compliance to city codes and federal, state, and/or local regulations relating to wastewater rules and regulations

  • Customer service and quick response to citizen complaints and/or concerns related to illegal discharge in the city storm sewer system, or other stormwater related issues

  • Inspect construction sites to ensure compliance with Construction Activities Stormwater Discharge Permit (CASDP) and associated management plans

  • Perform inspections of permanent post-construction water quality facilities to ensure compliance with operations and maintenance requirements

  • Review engineer plans to determine if pollution control considerations and devices are adequate, including on-site review of construction installation of pollution control measures

  • Investigate illicit discharges to the storm sewer system

  • Respond to city emergencies such as floods, spills, illicit discharges, or sanitary sewer overflows

  • Issue enforcement in verbal, written, notices, stop work orders, and summons and complaints against violators of city, state, and/or federal codes related to wastewater rules and regulations

  • Document and collect evidence, testify, and assist in the prosecution of offenders of city, state, and/or federal codes related to wastewater rules and regulations



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