Senior Flood Risk Officer

Employer
Conwy County Borough Council
Location
Conwy (County) (GB)
Salary
£34,373 - £37,568
Closing date
20 Aug 2022
Reference
REQ004764

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We are looking for an experienced and qualified Senior Flood Risk Officer to join the Flood Risk and Infrastructure Group.

You’ll be responsible for the team managing all aspects of flood risk, including holistic flood risk assessment, identifying high flood risk areas and managing the group’s response in a flood event. You will also oversee the SAB role within the Council and identify possible future flood alleviation schemes to reduce flood risk to our communities.

You’ll ensure we carry out flood investigations, complete and publish reports within the Coastal & Flood Risk deadline matrix, and implement and fulfil our Ordinary Watercourse Consenting duties under the Flood & Water Management Act. You’ll also manage the response to environmental incidents such as flooding and maritime spillages.

Why work for Conwy?

We’re a progressive employer

Working in local government gives you the opportunity not only to develop your career but also to improve others' lives.

We are a progressive employer which encourages the development of our staff who in turn deliver quality services to our clients - the public.

As part of our Environment, Roads & Facilities team, the projects you work on will affect the daily lives of local people in a major way. 

You’ll be contributing to the local community and making a difference in people's lives whilst working in a dynamic, fair and flexible environment.

We are committed to ongoing professional development and further education, and we encourage staff to join their relative professional body – we’ll pay your subscription fees.

We have an excellent Employee Benefits package

  • Hybrid working, with work from home and modern offices Flexi time scheme Generous annual leave starting from 25 days per year plus bank holidays Pension scheme Flexible working options including part time or job share Excellent maternity and paternity leave, childcare voucher scheme
  • Training & development opportunities Health & wellbeing initiatives including discounted Ffit Conwy leisure membership Cycle to Work, car loan and leasing schemes

Conwy is an amazing place to live

With stunning beaches, beautiful hills, adventure sports, history, culture, local producers and country pubs, Conwy has all the ingredients for a great lifestyle choice.

Well connected to Manchester and Liverpool, with London only 3 hours by train.

Equal Opportunities

 

We promote equal opportunities and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Award winning teams

Our Colwyn Bay Waterfront Phase 2 project has been awarded the CEEQUAL Excellent Whole Team Award, Excellent Sustainability Strategy Assessment Award and Excellent Sustainability Performance Assessment Whole Team Award, along with other industry awards including ICE and CIHT.

The Consultancy team has ISO 9001:2015 accreditation.

Exciting projects

In recent years, we’ve delivered civil engineering and infrastructure projects such as Colwyn Bay Waterfront coastal defences and promenade improvements, Conwy Culture Centre, the Venue Cymru reconfiguration and several new schools.

We have 3 coastal defence projects totalling £40m under construction on the Conwy coastline with another 3 in the pipeline. We’re also identifying solutions to reduce flood risk to our rural communities and instigating flood alleviation construction schemes.

Our Structures team are responsible for inspecting and maintaining over 1,200 bridges, retaining walls and culverts.

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