Development Management Officer - Flood Programme Team

£36,371 – £37,568
13 Jun 2022
26 Jun 2022
Job role
Manager, Officer
Contract Type
Full time

We are looking for a civil engineer or person willing to train as a civil engineer (with relevant experience) to join our south area of Cumbria team working in the Flood Programme team.

The position is for an engineer supporting Cumbria Coastal Protection Authorities (CPA 5 no district authorities in Cumbria looking after the coast) and advising highways on assets affected by coastal erosion. We currently have a large programme of studies/works over the next 5 years, which may lead to substantial coastal defence work. The position is a planned replacement for an existing engineer set to retire this year.

In addition, as Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) we prepare flood defense proposals for flooded communities where Sec 19 reports have been published to ensure provision of an effective and appropriate standard of service, reflecting the relevant policies, technical principles, guidance with regard drainage.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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