Water Management Engineer
Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit the people of Wyre Forest. You can help shape our District’s future, and you will be part of a workforce that makes a difference.
Quality, professionalism and commitment are the key drivers of the services we offer to enhance the quality of life of local residents and visitors to the District. In order to maintain high standards it is necessary to have a diverse workforce who are highly competent and experienced, whose main focus is ensuring the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community.
This is a shared service and will therefore work across North Worcestershire.
We are looking for someone to:
- Survey, identify and monitor works to watercourses and drainage infrastructure.
- Reduction of flood risk through working with partner agencies, residents, riparian owners and others on the improvement and maintenance of watercourses and critical infrastructure.
- Support the County Council’s delivery of responsibilities under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Relevant engineering (min HND level) qualification
- Experience of working in within environmental and drainage/watercourse sector
- Experience of developing engineering solutions to flood risk
You will also need to provide a suitable vehicle in connection with the duties of this post and the job also includes duties that may require a substantial amount of physical effort and mobility on a frequent basis.
The hours for this part time position are 22.2 per week.
With a flexible approach to working hours, you will need to be able to work outside normal office hours if necessary including a requirement to be available for evening meetings.
The part time salary is a Band 4 which equates to £16,071 to £17,635 per annum.
Appointment to this post is subject to satisfactory clearance of a basic disclosure check (Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS)) under the Police Act 1997.
We’re developing a new way of working which you could be part of. We are introducing a flexible approach to the workplace. It means that, if the role permits, employees will be combining the benefits of working at home and in the office.
Wyre Forest District Council is an equal opportunities employer.