Senior Engineer (Drainage, Flood Risk & Water Management)

Barrack Street, Warwick, CV34 4TH
£37,107 - £39,002
24 Jul 2018
23 Aug 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

The Flood Risk Management Team perform Warwickshire’s role as Lead Local Flood Authority, working to reduce the risk of flooding across the county in partnership with communities and other flood risk management authorities on a prioritised basis. The team is part of the Planning, Development and Flood Risk Management Group, who are also responsible for: the management of Mineral and Waste development; ensuring that the principles and standards of highway design are met; and overseeing the creation of new roads offered for adoption.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

An exciting opportunity has opened up within the team to oversee the delivery of our capital programme of flood alleviation projects as well as overseeing our investigations into flooding and the development of compelling business cases for new flood schemes.

Key Requirements

• A degree in Engineering, Hydrology or similar discipline or equivalent.

• A chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management or similar organisation, or on the way to becoming a chartered member.

• Substantial professional experience working within a relevant discipline and/or significant experience at a senior level of partnership working and diverse project management.

• Ability to provide day-to-day supervision to less-experienced members of the team including delegation and checking of work and provision of technical guidance, also covering for and providing technical support to the Team Leader as required.

• The ability to work within broad practice or guidelines using managerial discretion over a broad area of activity.

• The ability to communicate complicated and contentious information with varied audiences in person and/or writing.

Mobility essential. Able-bodied applicants must be able to drive and have a driving licence. Disabled applicants should be able to perform the job with aid, where necessary.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact Michael Green:


Tel: 01926 412781 

Closing Date: 21st August 2018

Interview Date: 6th September 2018

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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