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Flood Risk Engineering & Strategy Officer

London, West Midlands, United Kingdom, £17 , Temporary

Posted: 6 hours ago


Flood Risk Engineering & Strategy Officer required for our client on a temporary basis initially until September 2021

Working with and supporting the Flood Risk Manager in all aspects and to develop and manage the City Councils Local Flood Risk Management Strategy, flood risk plans, policies supporting flood risk management documents and relevant design standards.

The post holder will assist with ensuring that as the Lead Local Flood Authority, Coventry City Council meets the statutory requirements of the EU (European Union) Floods Directive, the Land Drainage Act 1991, the Flood Risk Regulations 2009 and the Flood and Water Management Act 2010.

Ensure that the Council is able to meet its legal responsibilities in relation to Sustainable Drainage Systems on both the Highway and in the public realm including an approval process and enforcement.

* To assist providing technical advice to colleagues in both Highways and other departments

* To deal with Watercourse Change Consent Applications for Land Drainage and Water Framework Directive compliance.

* To be responsible for the investigation of flooding incidents within the city and to ensure that a database of such incidents is maintained.

* To assist with the application of external fund bids and the preparation of relevant business cases for Flood Risk Management schemes.

* Develop flood risk maps and flood risk management plans in relation to each of the identified significant flood risk catchments, for submission to the Environment Agency.

* To propose solutions, prepare designs and agree modifications to drainage improvement and local flood risk mitigation schemes.

* To prepare works orders for drainage improvement and flood risk mitigation schemes, monitor and review costs and agree final accounts for authorisation and to be responsible for the Highways Drainage budget.

* To assist colleagues and to deputise for the Flood Risk Manager by undertaking specific project work, attending meetings and participating in corporate working groups, including responding, both verbally and written, to queries from elected members, the public, contractors and statutory bodies.

* Microdrainage/WINDES software used

Civil engineering highways experience will suffice

Working from home until September at the very least, there may be some site visits so will need to be reasonably located to Coventry.

Must be a driver and expenses are paid

Duration will be 6 months to begin with: 09.00 -5.00pm / 5 days a week

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London, West Midlands, United Kingdom