Salary: £26,421 – £33,024 per annum

Engineering Assistant – Flood Risk

37 Hours per week – £26,421 – £33,024 per annum

Applications are invited from keen, motivated individuals looking for an opportunity to work with a well-established team in a friendly office environment. 

The Engineering Services team undertakes functions for neighbouring authorities under a partnership arrangement, which includes management of flood risk in relation to new development sites. This is a new role which will focus on flood risk management via our consultee role on planning applications. Extent of autonomy and grade will depend on the successful applicant’s knowledge and previous experience. The post will initially be based full-time at the Civic Centre, Pershore although the post will predominantly deal with flood risk management in the Malvern Hills District and Worcester City. There is a satellite office in Malvern and so the role will be split between the two locations. 

About you 

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • A background in flood risk management.
  • Experience of working on surface water management strategies.
  • Knowledge of national planning policies in relation to flood risk and proposed development sites.
  • Experience of working with flood groups.
  • Experience of working in a technical office environment.
  • Ability to use GIS mapping systems.
  • Be computer literate with experience of using and analysing electronic data.

What we can offer 

Our staff are at the heart of what we do, and as a result we are always looking to recruit, develop and retain the very best talent we can find.  So, as well as a rewarding career, we offer a range of attractive benefits, such as:

  • Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Generous annual leave entitlement with options to purchase additional annual leave.
  • Committed training programme and development opportunities.
  • Onsite nursery with 20% staff discount.
  • Discounted Gym and swim membership.
  • Health and Wellbeing support and a Free Employee Assistance scheme including access to counselling services.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Employee Discounts with a range of companies including EE and the Kaarp discount scheme.

To discuss the post or for further information, please call Andrew Fell on 01386 565360.

Closing date: 21 April 2024

Interview date: 1 and 2 May 2024

Please note if we experience a high intake of applications, we may close the role and interview for the position sooner than advertised.

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Location: Pershore

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