Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Officer

£36,648 - £39,186 yearly
  • Flintshire County Council
  • Hybrid (Deeside CH5 3FF, UK)
  • 07 Feb, 2024
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Job Description

Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Officer (4 posts)

£36,648 - £39,186

Based at Ty Dewi Sant, Ewloe with hybrid working

Full Time, 37 hours per week

Flintshire is currently developing its Flood Risk Management Team with significant opportunities available. As a team member we want someone with the right combination of technical, organisational, and practical qualities and experience to help support the work of our Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Team (FCERM).

The Council acts as both the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) and the SuDs Approving Body (SAB), and with your initiative and drive you will support the Team Manager in developing and delivering a successful FCERM service. You will provide the necessary capability, knowledge, enthusiasm and commitment to make a positive contribution and impact, with opportunities to specialise and/or gain general experience across the service.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate an ability to assess, co-ordinate and deliver, and be educated to degree, diploma, HNC/HND or higher-level qualification in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Science or similar discipline. Candidates should have sound technical and/or practical knowledge of drainage systems, delivery of capital schemes and flood risk management, with a background in the technical approval of works also being desirable, or have a real aptitude to develop and learn in the role.

Welsh speaking and writing skills are desirable.

As one of the largest employers in Flintshire, we offer a minimum of 34 days’ (pro rata) annual leave including bank holidays, increasing up to 41 days (pro rata) • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme • Generous family friendly and work-life balance schemes • Hybrid working (role specific) • Access to a range of development opportunities • Free employee assistance programme (EAP) • Cycle to Work Scheme • Discounts across UK retailers.

In this role you can benefit from our flexible working hours policy.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact:

Paul Reeves, Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Manager, email: paul.reeves@flintshire.gov.uk

Andy Roberts, Service Manager Strategy, email: andy.roberts@flintshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 15 March 2024.