Principal Officer Flood Risk Management

20 October 2019
Engineering/Technical, Management, Planning, Project Management
Full Time
County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham. NG2 7QP
£35,934 - £40,760 per annum

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and flexible individual to work in the Authority's Flood Risk Management Team.

Having at least 5 years' experience in flood risk management, drainage, or planning and development, you will play a key role in delivering strategic flood risk management objectives. You should have an understanding and experience of flood hydrology, hydraulic modelling, drainage and surface water management responsibilities and how these fit in with the current and future planning and development processes.

You will need excellent interpersonal skills, be an effective communicator and comfortable and experienced in negotiating with customers and stakeholders. You must have a high level of personal drive and commitment to excellent customer care and the ability to solve problems and meet targets as an individual and team player.

You will be part of a team responsible for managing flood risk across the communities of Nottinghamshire and will help control the County Council's investment in drainage and flood alleviation. You should be able to work to your own initiative, meet objectives and have a willingness to broaden your own knowledge, skills and experience.

In return for your commitment, the Authority offers a range of benefits including personal development opportunities, work/life balance policies and practices, a pension scheme, and the opportunity to work within a positive environment.

This is an opportunity to make a real difference to the environment in Nottinghamshire.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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