Flood Risk Officer

Posted 01 June 2023
Salary £25 - 30 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJason Kohle MIRP CertRP

Job description

Assistant Flood Risk Engineer
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I am recruiting for an Assistant Flood Risk Engineer to join client's team who are the Lead Local Flood Authority. The Assistant Flood Risk Engineer will assist in the undertaking of investigations into the cause of flooding and with support from senior officers, provide support and the provision of advice on a variety of flooding and drainage matters.
The responsibilities of the Assistant Flood Risk Engineer
- To assist in the implementation of the role as the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) as set out in the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 and as the Land Drainage Authority as set out in the Land Drainage Act 1991.
- To assist in the development, maintenance, and implementation of the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy.
- To undertake the effective regulation of ordinary watercourses through appropriate engagement with landowners.
- To assist in the review of Ordinary Watercourse Consent applications made to the authority in relation to the Land Drainage Act 1991.
- To assist in investigating the cause of flooding and collection of data to maintain a register of reported flood events. To assist in proposing solutions and preparing designs for flood alleviation and drainage improvement schemes.
- To assist the Highway Teams by providing advice on a range of highway flooding issues.
- To represent the and its partners at local, regional and other forums, conferences, committees etc. Ensuring that Shropshire Council has a strong influence over regional policy development
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on 02393 876006. 
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation. 
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