Flood Warning & Informing Officer

£30,873 - £34,218 yearly
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Cardiff, UK
  • 22 Feb, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

Flood Warning & Informing Officer

  • Post Number: 202635
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Grade & Salary: G5, £30,873 rising to £34,218 over three years
  • Type of contract: Permanent
  • Work pattern: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday with out of hours work on with flood incident duty standby rota (approximately 1 week in 6)

Closing date: 7 March 2021

Interviews to take place when/where: Via Microsoft Teams- Date to be confirmed

Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care and salary sacrifice schemes.

Job Purpose

To support the development and maintenance of Natural Resources Wales’ flood warning and informing service by undertaking technical work (including data analysis); maintaining flood warning systems; producing system procedures.

Key Job Qualifications or Knowledge

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience;
  • Relevant work experience of flood risk management, flood forecasting, flood warning, hydrology, hydrometry, river/coastal modelling or technical support;
  • Ability to analyse, interrogate and interpret a range of environmental or technical information and data, including analysing large data sets;
  • An ability to plan ahead and deliver is essential;
  • Competence in a range of IT software, specifically Geographic Information Systems and the suite of Microsoft Office software;
  • Working in a programme and project management environment with programme management and project support experience.

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