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Flood Risk Management Apprentice

Warwickshire County Council
£22,083.15 per annum
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

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About the Role


Warwickshire County Council is looking to appoint a Flood Risk Management Apprentice to help reduce and mitigate flood risk to communities within Warwickshire


As an apprentice within the Flood Risk Management team, you will support us in carrying out our role as Lead Local Flood Authority for Warwickshire. This covers a wide range of duties and in time, you will gain an understanding of these and will be able to;

  • Use flood risk mapping and data to assess the flood risk at a location,
  • Record and investigate the causes of reported flooding,
  • Help develop funding bids and plans for schemes,
  • Carry out technical reviews of proposals to alter watercourses,
  • Understand the flood risk impacts of new development and comment on basic planning applications,
  • Work with residents to make themselves more resilient to flooding,
  • Keep team datasets up to date and accurate.


Our apprentices are valued members of the team and we are keen to see them grow into confident Engineers, encouraging them to gain professional qualifications, whilst always providing them with the necessary support.


Day to day, you will work with experienced members of our team on a variety of tasks to develop you experience and skills in the role, as well as regular interaction with our previous apprentices who have progressed into permanent roles within the team after completing their qualifications.


We will ensure you receive any necessary on the job training, and you will attend college on a one day a week basis to gain the understanding and knowledge required to undertake this work and gain a level 3 qualification as a Civil Engineering Technician.


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Key Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE's at grades A - C / 9-4 or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • Good IT skills and able to use the Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • To be able to analyse and interpret factual information to solve straightforward problems.
  • Be motivated and keen to learn.
  • Interest in / experience of flood risk management
  • Ability to work independently, but also as part of a team




For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.


Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make



Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported, and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them! 

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for

Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.


Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund


The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.


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Additional Information


The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.


If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Jagjit Mahal, Service Manager Flood Risk Management on 01926 412104 or


Closing date: Monday 8th July 2024


Interview date: WC 22nd July 2024


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.


Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See more


As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 


We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel


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01926 41 8125
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