Thursday, May 4, 2023 at 4:40:34 PM Coordinated Universal Time
United Kingdom England UK, West Midlands, Birmingham

Watford, England, United Kingdom

Full-time · Entry Level

51-200 Employees · Staffing And Recruiting

Actively Recruiting

About The Job

Job Title: Sustainable Drainage Systems Officer

Location: Hertfordshire With Flexible Remote Working Arrangements

Salary Range: £28,226 Per Annum Up To £35,336 Per Annum( Depending On Experience ) Plus £3000 Annual Market Forces Payment And One Off £3000 Welcome Payment

Hours: 37 Per Week

Contract: Permanent

Diversity: We Are An Inclusive Employer And Value A Diverse Workforce

Multiple Vacancies Available. We Are Actively Recruiting, And Will Review Your Application On Receipt.

The Role

As A Member Of Our Lead Local Flood Authority (Llfa), You Will Aim To Ensure That Proposed Developments Have Incorporated Suitable Surface Water Drainage Measures, So That Any Surface Water Has The Chance To Infiltrate Rather Than Just Runoff , Without Presenting A Flood Risk.

Providing Expert Guidance To Local Planning Authorities, We Will Expect You To Assess Small And Large Planning Applications (Ranging From A Few Houses Through Whole New Settlements, Schools And Business Developments), With Your Recommendations Informing Whether Or Not An Application Can Be Approved.

With The Chance To Develop Your Skills From Day One, We Will Provide You With Plenty Of Training And Support As You Get To Grips With The Role And Secure Your Degree Level Relevant Qualifications, If You Don't Already Have Them, So You Will Be Ready To Maintain An Up-to-date Knowledge Of The Relevant Legislation And Policy Changes Relating To Surface Water Drainage.

The Skills You Will Need To Thrive In This Role.

First And Foremost, You Will Be Capable Of Managing A Demanding Workload. With The Support Of Colleagues, You May Represent Us At Public Inquiries, You Will Have The Capacity To Work With Everyone From Members Of The Public Through To Developers And Elected Members , So Great Communication Skills Are Essential.

You Will Also Have The Ability To Handle Pressure And The Confidence To Stand By Your Decisions, As While We Want To Help The County Thrive And Develop, We Must Never Lose Sight Of Our Professional Standards That Ultimately Ensure The Creation Of Great Quality Developments.

From A Practical Point Of View, You Will Ideally Have A Water-related Qualification With Experience In Water And Drainage Assessment, Though A Broadly Relevant Degree In A Scientific Or Geographic Field Would Also Be Considered.

Join Us At An Exciting Time Of Expansion, And You Will Find Great Scope To Make Your Mark On Our Team. We Offer A Hybrid Working Environment, With Flexible Working Opportunities And The Ability To Work Remotely Although Trips Into The Office And County Will Still Be Needed On Occasions. We Will Also Positively Consider Applications From You If You Only Want A Part Time Role.

With Our Work Being Based In Hertfordshire - And Conveniently Located Within Commuting Distance Of London - You Will Find It's A Great County To Live And Work! With Good Schools, Plenty Of Green Space, And A Fantastic Social Scene, There's Something For Everybody.

Benefits Of Working For Us

Excellent Career Development

Salary Exchange For Additional Benefits

Excellent Pension Scheme With Employer Contributions

Shopping Discounts

Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes

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If You Feel That You Are Right For This Role Technically, But The Salary, Location Or Seniority Does Not Suit You Specifically Then Please Still Feel Free To Send Us Your Cv. We Constantly Recruit For Roles Very Similar To This One At All Levels Uk Wide. We Are Always Keen To Chat With You Discreetly About Your Employment Situation.

Even If You Are Happy In Your Current Role For Now, We Always Welcome Calls From Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation Professionals Keen To Make Their Introductions For Future Months Or Years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure Division Is The Fastest Growing In The Country, Our Specialist Team Has A Combined Over 100+ Years' Experience In This Market. Please Call Patrick Gray At Carrington West On 02393 876 000 6069 For More Information.