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Stormwater Engineering Technician

Salary:  $25.78 Hourly

This position is responsible for providing technical office and field engineering support for planning, construction management and engineering-related activities. 

  • Performs daily administrative duties such as but not limited to receiving and screening visitors and telephone calls, providing factual information which may require the interpretation and application of policies and procedures; takes messages or refers the caller to the proper person.
  • Assists with FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
  • Compiles information for the administration of the Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer General Permit (MS4).
  • Assists in the execution of the Community Rating System (CRS) for the County; provides system inspections for pollution control.
  • Performs rapid assessments methods for water quality improvement projects at Lake Tahoe and assists with the administration of the Tahoe Maximum Daily Load program requirements.
  • Puts together working in waterways permits, encroachment permits, site improvement permits, license to enter property agreements, assists with BLM right-of-way acquisitions, and other permits as required.
  • Assists with grant writing and administration.

Education and Experience:
Two (2) years of college-level or technical training in engineering, drafting, construction, survey or related field; two (2) years of experience in providing technical support to an engineering function; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


**Applications are reviewed regularly and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Individuals are encouraged to apply immediately.**



 0-3% Merit upon successful completion of the probationary period and 0-3% annual merit increases based upon evaluation score.

 Benefits include:                        

No Nevada state income tax.   Did you know that Nevada is one of the states in the US that does not have a state income tax? This means that if you live or work in Nevada, you get to keep more of your hard-earned money. This is a significant advantage that makes Nevada stand out from other states.

Retirement: Participation in the Nevada Public Employee Retirement System is (PERS), 33.5% employer-paid.  This sets us apart from other employers.   Employees do not contribute to FICA and the County exclusively contributes 100% to your retirement account.    

Vacation: Accrued at the rate of 4.6154 hours per pay period, or 120 hours per year (increase with years of service).

Sick Leave: Earned at the rate of 3.6923 hours per pay period, or 96 hours per year.

Holidays: 13 paid holidays per year.

Health Insurance: The County provides medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and dependents with co-payment by employee dependent and/or family status.

Deferred Compensation: The county has a voluntary deferred compensation program

Recognition Programs

Annual Gym Membership

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Stable, friendly/family environment. Fosters internal talent with training/educational programs and encourages career advancement.

Douglas County is a drug, alcohol and smoke-free workplace.


Apply no later than Monday, 4/15/2024 @ 4:00 p.m. For job description and how to apply please visit our Job Opportunities web page at or call (775) 782-9860 EOE/ADA

****Resume accepted with online application.