Water & Environment Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
22/03/2022 23:59
Employment Location:
Dodson House Peterborough
£32,234 - £35,745
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
22 Mar
Further Information

Peterborough City Council are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated addition to our drainage team to fulfil a lead role in the delivery of its flood risk and water management service.

You will be the primary officer responsible for the preparation of local water, flood and climate change adaptation and work as a key interface between the Council and external partners and coordinate a programme of activities to ensure the council as Lead Local Flood Authority, meets its statutory duties detailed in the Flood and Water Management Act 2010, Highways Act 1980 and associated flood related regulations and local policies.

A key focus of your role will also be to develop and deliver flood risk management projects that bring benefits to communities. Projects will be delivered on a risk and priority basis and your role will include management of contractors and output quality as well as accounting for project funding.

You will also work alongside colleagues in the highway development team on the delivery of innovative sustainable drainage systems (SuDs) including carrying out approvals, inspections and providing technical advice.

You must have the ability to analyse issues and identify options, be computer literate with the ability to adapt to various software packages, have demonstrable communication and interpersonal skills, able to work under pressure, use own initiative and most importantly, be able to work as a member of a team.

To apply for this job please complete the offline application form and send directly to Nick Greaves at Nick.Greaves@peterborough.gov.uk

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire/Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.