18 May 2021 | Environment

Vacancy – Lancashire County Council – Flood Risk Coordinator

Title – Lancashire Flood Risk Coordinator

Location – Bamber Bridge, South Ribble

Salary – £33,782-£38,890 Per annum

Pay Basis – Yearly

Type – Permanent, Full Time

Hours – 37 hours per week

Reference – 210000VA

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), they have the responsibility for reducing the risk of flooding from surface water and groundwater.

This is 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.

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on the website here.

You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, Lancashire County Council may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.

Lancashire County Council do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

Please note, this is a re-advertisement therefore previous applicants need not re-apply.

For more information and to apply click here.

Lancashire County Council reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if they receive sufficient applications.

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