£30,873 - £34,218 yearly
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • North Wales, UK
  • 17 Dec, 2021
Full time Consultant

Job Description


  • Location : North Wales
  • Grade & Salary: 5, £30,873 rising to £34,218 over three years
  • Post number: 202862
  • Type of contract: Permanent
  • Work pattern: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Closing date: 9 January 2022

Interviews to take place when/where: Week commencing 17 January, via Microsoft Teams

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.

Role Purpose

The post holder will join a team providing a hydrology, water resource assessment, flood risk assessment and geomorphology service across North West and North East Wales including the Upper Severn Area.

The post holder will provide a comprehensive technical fluvial geomorphology support service, to internal customers and partners, with a particular focus on water resource, and flood and coastal risk management teams.  

The post-holder will use their technical knowledge and experience to ensure geomorphological advice provided to both internal and external customers, achieves NRW’s desired environmental outcomes.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in relevant scientific subject (e.g. physical geography, environment science or civil engineering).   
  • Graduate member of appropriate professional body (e.g. CIWEM or ICE) working towards becoming chartered. 
  • Able to demonstrate competency in geomorphological  science and have the ability to apply practically and innovatively at an operational level.  Experience will have been gained over and number of years using geomorphological methods,  techniques  and calculations, with sime experience of working on site on rivers.
  • Good understanding of hydromorphological elements of the Water Framework Directive, as well as the ability to write technical reports on such aspects.
  • Ability to convey technical information to non-specialists.
  • Ability to undertake fieldwork in sometimes physically demanding environments.
  • Full UK driving licence. 


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