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Flood Risk Manager

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£48,474 - £51,515
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Directorate: Housing Development and Growth

Section: Highways and Emergency Planning

Location: Federation Road Depot

Grade: Level 14

Actual Salary: £48,474 - £51,515

Hours: 37


This advert is open to Internal and External applicants.


Stoke on Trent City Council’s Highways Department is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the city’s infrastructure.


We are committed to ensuring the safety, resilience, and sustainability of our highways and public spaces.


As part of our ongoing efforts to mitigate flood risks and fulfil our statutory duties, we are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Flood Risk Manager to join our team.


Role Overview:

As the Flood Risk Manager, you will play a crucial role in managing flood risks across Stoke on Trent.


You will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to mitigate flooding, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, and collaborating with various stakeholders to protect our community and infrastructure.


Why Join Us Stoke on Trent City Council is a great place to work. We value our employees and are committed to creating a positive and inclusive work environment.


Here are just a few reasons why you should consider joining our team We invest in our employees ‘growth and development through continuous training and career advancement opportunities.


We offer flexible working arrangements to help you balance your professional and personal life.


We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected.


By working with us, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in the community and improve the quality of life for residents.


Our team is collaborative and supportive, providing a great atmosphere for working together towards common goals.


Opportunity to make a significant impact on the safety and resilience of Stoke on Trent’s infrastructure.


Join us in making Stoke on Trent a safer, more resilient place to live and work.


Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Stoke-on-Trent City Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this – we therefore encourage applications from all sections of our community. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed together.


To Apply - please visit our website If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email or call us on 01782 238189.


About us

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is a unitary authority employing approximately 4,600 staff who deliver 700 services to more than 260,000 residents. Our city comprises of six towns: Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton, Stoke and Tunstall. We are a city of strengths, with a proud heritage and bright future. We have undergone significant changes over the last few years. New ways of working have already transformed many service areas and we are determined to continue to develop more innovative approaches to ensure that we can maximise the benefits of transformation.

Our city

Although the 13th largest city in the UK, Stoke-on-Trent is rapidly outstripping a number of parts of the country with our economic growth and recovery.

Stoke-on-Trent is a city with a strong sense of civic pride - we’ve been voted the kindest city in the UK – and a place where you’ll receive a hugely warm welcome. We have a rich and diverse culture, steeped in our prestigious industrial heritage as the celebrated ‘world capital of ceramics’. But we don’t just want to celebrate our proud past – we firmly believe that Stoke-on-Trent’s best years are ahead of it. We are determined to raise aspirations and match them with high-quality education and health provision, as well as improved opportunities to secure fulfilling and well-paid work. Through uniting social and economic opportunities, we are maximising the full power of the city council as a secure and steadfast institution within the city.

Rewards and benefits

When you work for Stoke-on-Trent City Council you’ll be helping to improve the lives and wellbeing of our residents. We’ll provide you with support, learning opportunities and flexible working options and some amazing benefits including; a competitive salary, generous holidays, an excellent defined local authority benefit pension scheme, annual leave purchase scheme, cycle to work schemes just to name a few. We also have access to lifestyle benefits which offer a wide range of discounts such as family days out, travel, retail and many more.

Our commitment to you

Vibrancy and diversity are two of Stoke-on-Trent’s greatest assets. A city founded on creative endeavour should value and celebrate the multitude of voices, ideas and identities that shape its culture. We are committed to creating a culture which is truly inclusive, where all staff feel valued, listened to, supported and able to do their work to the best of their abilities at all times. And we must ensure that our decisions and policies nurture and empower communities across our city and do not inadvertently disadvantage groups and individuals that we want to help to thrive.

Our approach to Equality and Diversity is an invitation to all our communities to work with and for us so we can continue to improve how we deliver services residents need.

Our employee networks are inclusive, open forums for colleagues with similar lived experiences. They allow staff to meet, support and mentor each other, alongside being a voice for under-represented groups to advise and support the organisation when developing policies and services.

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01782 238189
Stoke on Trent City Council
Civic Centre
Glebe Street

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