Flood Risk Officer

Newport | Civil, Engineering


Post Title: Flood Risk Officer
Post Ref: NCC5830
Grade: 7, SCP 23 - 27 £26,999 - £30,507
Closing Date: 9th September 2019
About Newport
Newport City Council: Improving people's lives
Newport is a vibrant, new city with a bold vision to create a place where people choose to live, work and stay. Newport City Council's success can be attributed to our forward thinking, positive approach. It's what enables us to deliver high-quality services that are continuously improving.
City Services is responsible for the Council's front line services including, customer service channels (digital, contact centre and face to face) and environmental operations such as highways, drainage, transportation, waste, street cleansing, parks and cemeteries.
About the job
The post holder will report directly to the Assets and Infrastructure Team Manager and provide a technical lead on all matters of flood risk for the city council. The post holder will have experience in providing engineering advice and design solutions to potential flooding situations and contributing to the development and maintenance of Local and Strategic Flood Risk Management Strategies. The post holder must have knowledge and experience of the Flood Risk Regulations 2009, the Flood and Water Management Act 2010, the Reservoirs Act 1975 and the Highways Act 1980.
About the person
The post holder will hold an HND/HNC in civil Engineering or other related discipline and have experience in working in a design/construction related environment with strong bias to drainage assets and highways. This post requires you to demonstrate the ability to work well as both an individual and team member with minimal management input. The post holder will also be required to possess an ability to organise and prioritise tasks and deliver complex outcomes to tight deadlines.
You will be skilled at analysing multiple sources of information, making excellent decisions, and driving difficult situations towards a positive resolution.
In return for your commitment we offer an open, friendly working environment with modern working practices and systems. Benefits include a generous annual leave entitlement, professional development, flexible and agile working and free limited on-site parking.
Our vision is to provide the most efficient and effective services in Wales and to enable this you will need to embrace change, technology and performance management.
We look forward to receiving your application if you meet the criteria and requirements of this role.
Additional information
We offer a wide range of Company benefits, including:
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- 37-hour week for all full-time staff with option to access flexitime arrangements
- Generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 29 days after five years' service and 32 after ten.
- Access to a wide range of training and courses
- Benefits: Vectis card, cycle purchase and car benefit schemes
- Access to a Credit Union
- On-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre
- Discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools
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