City of Columbus – Bartholomew County Planning Department
Job Announcement & Description
Position: Floodplain Manager
2018 Salary Range: $40,800 – $58,803 (based on qualifications)
Supervisor(s): Planning Director
Employee Type: Salary / Exempt
Applications Due: December 11, 2017
The Floodplain Manager serves as the Planning Department’s primary source of knowledge on community floodplain management, the National Flood Insurance Program, and floodplain development regulations. This includes serving as the primary point of contact with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It also includes maintaining a detailed understanding of IDNR and FEMA requirements, policies, programs, training opportunities, and resources. The Floodplain Manager shall also be responsible for the implementation and periodic review and update of the Columbus Flood Risk Management Plan. This includes the periodic review and update of the data and mapping used for the Columbus Flood Response and Evacuation Plan. The Floodplain Manager shall further oversee the administration and enforcement of all local floodplain regulations. They shall also have responsibility for Department files, reports, and data regarding floodplain issues, programs, developments, and regulations.