Flood Warning & Informing Advisor

£28,403 - £32,088 yearly
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Welshpool, UK
  • 22 May, 2023
Full time Flood Risk Management Flood Management Water and Wastewater Environmental Health

Job Description

Flood Warning & Informing Advisor

Closing date: 11 June 2023

Salary: £28,403 - £32,088

Location: Welshpool

Contract type: Permanent

Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours.

Starting salary: £28,403 rising to £30,688 per annum through annual increments being paid each year.

Post number: 202696

As an organisation we support flexible working. This role allows hybrid working (a mix of home and office working) and a working pattern suitable for you can be discussed on appointment if you are successful.

You will be contracted to the NRW location stated in this advert, of which you will be required to attend for regular meetings, training and for one-to-one meetings with your manager. These will be planned in advance.

Job description

This is an exciting new 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 promote our flood warning services to communities identified at risk across the area.

You will need to have good communication and influencing skills to enable you to build good working relationships with out professional partners and customers to promote our flood warning service ensuring that they are better prepared for flooding.

You will be providing assistance to senior members of the team to manage duty officers proceduers and systems used to carry out the role.

You will assist senior officers in the team with training and exercise planning for duty officers, and be involved in post flood event analysis processes.

This role is suited to a person who has good bilingual communitation and influencing skills and able to quickly adjust to systems used to issue flood warnings and be passion to working with the environment in order to make a difference to the lives of people in the community. 

Qualifications, experience and knowledge

Knowledge and experience of the following:

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

2.    Ability to demonstrate a basic understanding of a wide range of flooding related issues e.g. data management, Flood Incident Management process including warning, informing and response by the public and professional partners.

3.    Computer literate. 

4.    Ability to demonstrate acceptable communication, numeracy and computer literacy skills. 

5.    Experience of coaching/mentoring people. 

6.     Must have a full UK driving licence. 

Benefits of working for us

This role will offer a range of benefits, including:

  •  agile and flexible working (role dependent) 
  • Civil Service Pension Scheme offering employer contributions of 26.6% to 30.3%
  • 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days
  • generous leave entitlements for all your life needs
  • health and wellbeing benefits and support
  • weekly well-being hour to use at your choice

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