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Flood Risk Engineering & Strategy Officer

Job Title: Flood Risk Engineering & Strategy Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Coventry
Salary: £46 per hour
REF: LEF6940935
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Flood Risk Engineering & Strategy Officer - Coventry

£46 per hour

Contract – Full Time:


  • To develop and deliver the Client's Local Flood Risk Management Strategy, Flood Risk Assessments, and the Surface Water Management Plan and to be responsible for providing technical advice to colleagues in both Highways and other departments
  • To provide drainage and flood risk advice relating to development adoptions, planning applications and for planning appeal hearings
  • Providing Sustainable Drainage System guidance and support to the Council and in particular, support the Council's Development Control function
  • To deal with Watercourse Change Consent Applications for Land Drainage and Water Environment Regulations compliance
  • To be responsible for the investigation of flooding incidents within the city and to ensure that a database of such incidents is maintained
  • Identify significant flood risk catchments in Coventry in relation to surface water run-off, groundwater flooding, and ordinary watercourses, and developing and implementing plans and schemes to manage those risks
  • Work with partners in the development flood alleviation projects and drainage improvement projects e.g. The Environment Agency, Severn Trent Water, other City Council Directorates

To find out more information please contact Lily at

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.

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