Engineer (Flood Risk Management)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
03/12/2023 23:59
£29,777 - £38,223
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
3 Dec
Further Information
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued, and supported to make a positive contribution at work.
An opportunity has arisen for a Flood Risk Engineer to assist in the management of flood risk across the Borough.
As a Flood Risk Engineer, you will play a vital role in managing flood risk and promoting the use of sustainable drainage systems. Day to day you will be investigating incidents of flooding, providing statutory consultee advice to the planning department, inspecting assets, managing flood risk schemes, dealing with enquiries from members of the public, and managing land drainage consents.
Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, such as Environment Agency, Northumbrian Water, Private Developers, Emergency Planning, Elected Members, and the public, you will deliver high-quality services and maintain customer satisfaction across the Borough.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for someone who has a passion for flood risk management and who wants to make difference, to serve the people of our borough, and who is committed to their own development.

This post has been identified as suitable for flexible working which enables the postholder to work a percentage of their working time away from the office.
In return we offer an excellent total reward package, including:

• A competitive salary in the range of £29,777 to £38,223.
• Flexible Working arrangements –working onsite at our main office in central Stockton, at our other Council buildings within the borough (where appropriate), and the ability to work some of your time from home.
• 27 days annual leave per year rising to 32 with 5 years’ service. Ability to purchase additional leave is also available.
• Generous Pension Scheme through the LGPS with ability to pay extra and plan for retirement
• Access to a number of employee benefits including an employee counselling service, Physiotherapy, salary sacrifice Car Lease Scheme and more.

It is anticipated that appointments will be made at Grade I of the career grade to maintain a skills balance within the team. 
If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jane Salisbury – Highway Development Control Team Leader on 01642 526727.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is not a UKVI Sponsor therefore we are unable to provide visa sponsorship.
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