Development Management Engineer

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
£24,982 to £35,745
30 Apr 2021
27 May 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Our Team

The Development Management Team is based in the Network Strategy service area within the wider highways and transportation team. It is responsible for leading on the delivery of new roads and highway improvements associated with new major development. This role includes offering the local highway authority input to local plans and associated development strategies, offering highway authority recommendations to the local planning authorities, leading on 278 and 38 agreements and offering superintendence to the delivery of third party developer led works.  

The team also leads and delivers the NYCC role of Lead Local Flood Authority. This work includes offering statutory responses to the local planning authority on sustainable drainage associated with new major development, undertaking flood investigations, land drainage consenting, delivering a programme of flood mitigation works within North Yorkshire as part of the NY flood risk strategy.

The role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Development Management Engineer to join our Network Strategy team within our Highways Service. You will be part of a team of skilled and passionate Engineers delivering our Highways Development Management Service.

We undertake the roles and responsibilities associated with the County Council’s function as Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA), respond to significant and strategic planning application, and provide strategic direction on matters relating to highways development management within North Yorkshire. If you have experience in preparing responses to Local Highways Authority planning applications, and/or manages a portfolio of major development applications, relating to the delivery of highway and sustainable drainage, in consultation with the principal engineer, and/or independently assessed the lead local flood authority and local highway authority aspects of planning applications and prepare Lead Local Flood Authority responses on planning applications, then we want to hear from you.

To be successful you must hold an ONC, undertaking year 1 or 2 of HND/C, and/or hold a HND/C in Civil Engineering or degree in other relevant discipline or flood and coastal risk management foundation degree. Have working knowledge of current legislation and guidance relating to the control of developments and plans procedures.

This is a career graded role for full details please see attached Job Description. We welcome applications from all levels.

Working for us

As an organisation, we strongly believe in promoting a work life balance, with flexible working opportunities and modern technology. You may also benefit from homeworking with the occasional requirement to work from the office. You will have access to some great benefits via our everybody benefit’s scheme such as shopping discounts, home technology and green car salary sacrifice schemes, financial wellbeing and health assured and our employee assistance programme to assist with your health and wellbeing. You will also have access to our local government pension scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you so wish. For more information on the benefits we offer please see our Total Rewards Brochure. 

Contact and Apply

For further information about the role please contact Emily Mellalieu on 01609 534876

To apply for this position please click the “apply” button below or alternatively send your CV quoting DME to by midnight on 27th May.

It is important that your CV is in word format and includes: your full contact details (telephone, email, address), full employment history (name of employer, job titles, dates of employment and salary), full education history (qualification, grade, dates and place of study), explanation of any gaps in employment. Your personal statement should outline your motivation for applying and how you meet the criteria for the role as detailed in the person specification.

Key dates:

Closing date: 27th May

Interview date: 8th June

Interviews will be held by Microsoft Teams.

We do not accept CVs from agencies