Lancashire Flood Risk Coordinator

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27 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
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Contract Type
Full time

Lancashire Highways Service is responsible for the direct delivery of all highway related schemes across the County made up of 4,300 miles of road, 151,000 streetlights and 2,955 bridges. In addition to this, as a Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA), we have the responsibility for reducing the risk of flooding from surface water and groundwater.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lancashire Flood Risk Coordinator which will be a multi-disciplinary role to support the Lancashire Flood & Coastal Risk Management (FCRM) Partnership, Strategic and Tactical groups of elected members and officers in the management of Flood and Coastal Erosion Risks in Lancashire.

The Co-ordinator will be required to work with other sub-regional Co-ordinators in the delivery of specific FCRM tasks and initiatives as required by the Environment Agency’s Regional Flood & Coastal Committee (RFCC).

The Co-ordinator will also support and co-ordinate member authorities in their delivery of FCRM legislative duties, provide a focus for Partnership activities and raise awareness of the FCRM agenda with other relevant sub-regional groups, e.g. Catchment Partnerships, the Local Resilience Forum, the Local Enterprise Partnership.

This post is a permanent full-time position (37 hours per week) based at Bamber Bridge.

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