Flood Risk Management Engineer

£34,728 - £36,922 yearly
  • Warwickshire County Council
  • Warwickshire, UK
  • 13 Jul, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Flood Risk Management Engineer

Warwick

£34,728 - £36,922 pro rata

Ref: RA0002470

 

Warwickshire County Council are adding to their Flood Risk Management team and we have several positions within the team we are looking to fill.

 

Are you interested in helping the local community and to mitigate flood risk in Warwickshire? Then this is the team for you.

 

About us and the role

Warwickshire County Council’s role as Lead Local Flood Authority is delivered by the Flood Risk Management team. Some of our key duties and responsibilities are to:

  • Provide advice to Local Planning Authorities on surface water drainage for all major development proposals,
  • Regulate activity on Ordinary Watercourses through the consenting of alteration works, and enforcement where likely to cause significant flooding,  
  • Support the emergency response to larger flood events by using knowledge of the local catchments and historic flooding, whilst recording and mapping flood reports,
  • Investigate significant flood reports in a prioritised way,
  • Work with communities to help them to understand the local risk and become more resilient to flooding,
  • Bid for funding to deliver flood alleviation schemes in the highest risk communities.

 

You will work across the team and contribute to the delivery of the LLFA role as outlined in the Role Responsibilities, as well as taking a mentoring role to junior members of the team.

 

As a more experienced member of the team, you will be given the opportunity to take ownership of the delivery of one or more of our team tasks, such as delivering technical input to planning consultations and shaping flood alleviation schemes within the county.

 

The Flood Risk Management Team sit within the Planning Delivery group in Environment Services. The group facilitates sustainable development across Warwickshire through regulatory and statutory activities. Other teams within the Planning Development group are:

  • Planning & Highways Development Management
  • Ecology, Historic Environment and Landscape
  • Archaeology Warwickshire

 

Additional Information

If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Jagjit Mahal, Delivery Lead – Flood Risk Management on 01926 412104 or jagjitmahal@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

 

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

 

To apply, please visit our website.

 

Closing date: Monday 9 August 2021.

Interview date: weeks commencing 30 August and 6 September 2021.

 

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities.