Development & Flood Risk Enforcement Advisor

Posted on Sep 25, 2021 by Natural Resources Wales (The GreenJobs Network of Websites)

Wales, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

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Development & Flood Risk Enforcement Advisor

• Location: Bangor or Buckley
• Grade & Salary: 5, £30, 873 rising to £34,218 over four years
• Post number: 200284
• Type of contract: permanent
• Work pattern: full time

Closing date: 10 October 2021

Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose

The Development & Flood Risk team (DFR) provide expert technical opinion, specialist advice and assessment of the consequences of development in flood risk areas and in the regulation of flood risk activities. We are a key advisor to Local Planning Authorities in influencing the design and location of sustainable development. We issue Flood Risk Activity Permits to protect the environment and prevent an increase in flood risk.

The key role of this job is to investigate and take appropriate action against unpermitted and non-compliant flood risk activities in accordance with the Environment Permitting Regulations 2016. In addition the post holder will also have a key input into developing enforcement procedures relating specifically to Flood Risk Activity Permits (FRAPs). They will need to demonstrate good time and workload management skills together with an ability to work with key Natural Resources Wales and external stakeholders.
You will also be responsible for regulating activities within and adjacent to Main Rivers & Coastal defences through the determination of Flood Risk Activity Permits (Environmental Permitting Regulations England & Wales 2016). You will be working in a team of similar experienced technical staff, delivering a consistent service across North Wales and involved in NRWs emergency Response to flooding as a CAT 1 Responder.

Qualifications and Skills

You will have

1. Knowledge of key legislation pertinent to our Flood Risk Activities
2. Ability to communicate effectively with regulated business and the public and gaining support and agreement through influencing.
3. Understanding of flood risk mechanisms/sources of flooding and fluvial hydrology.
4. Able and competent in dealing with challenging situations and individuals. Strong and effective self-management and organisational skills.
5. Good knowledge and experience of GIS systems and data management.
6. Good report writing skills
7. Must have a full UK driving licence

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