Flood Warning and Informing Advisor

£32,876 - £36,229 yearly
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Wales, UK
  • 16 May, 2023
Full time Flood Risk Management Flood Management Environmental Management Environmental Health

Job Description

Flood Warning and Informing Advisor

  • Location: Welshpool, Bangor or Buckley
  • Grade & Salary: £32,876 - £36,229 (Grade 5)
  • Post number: 200289
  • Type of contract: Permanent
  • Work pattern: 37 hours

Closing date: 4 June 2023

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, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Warning and Informing team to promote our flood warning service and community engagement across our North operations area of Wales.

The post holder will be working closely with other team members as well as our senior advisors,  to improve, maintain and provide new flood warning service to communities identified at risk across the area.

You will be responsible for  preparing, planning and managing flood duty officer’s procedures and ensuring that they are kept updated.

You will be responsible for providing training to duty officers ensuring that they are better prepared and competent when dealing with floods.

You will be involved in post event analysis following warnings issued and produce analytical reports for improving our flood warning service.

This role is suited to a technical person acquainted with GIS, who has the passion to working with the environment in order to make a difference to the lives of people in the community.

Qualifications and Skills

1.    Degree in relevant scientific subject (e.g. physical geography, environment science or civil engineering).  Desirable.

2.    Graduate member of appropriate professional body (e.g. CIWEM, ICE or IRM) and working towards becoming chartered in the near future. 

3.    Operational Flood Incident Management experience gained over a number of years. 

4.    Demonstrable experience in technical report writing. 

5.    Computer literate. 

6.    Experience of coaching/mentoring people and the development of “junior” members of staff. 

7.     Must have a full UK driving licence. 

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