Flood and Coastal Risk Management Officer

Title: Flood and Coastal Risk Management Officer - Staff Grade 3
Location: Wallingford - Oxfordshire (Red Kite House)
Salary: 22,211 (salary range 20,001 - 25,000)
Closing date: 24th June 2017
Contact: Sarah Hale on Tel: 0203 0258 863 or by email: sarah.hale@environment-agency.gov.uk

Job description

You will be supporting Teams across Flood & Coastal Risk Management, who between them cover the Thames Valley and parts of Surrey, to deliver their flood risk goals. You will support the Teams in their work to determine Flood Risk Permits, providing data to members of the public and helping to co-ordinate the teams workload. You will also support our teams to ensure are readiness for incident response through tasks such as roster co-ordination and ensuring our incident room is fully operational.

The team

PSO co-ordinates our relationship with other flood risk management authorities. We compile, manage and use the best available evidence through our mapping, modelling and data work to inform our long term strategic plans and investment programme. We work with internal and external partners to plan and deliver future projects, securing funding and ensuring efficiencies are made. We also service data requests, determine Flood Risk Permits and provide technical FCRM advice to planning authorities.

Experience/skills required

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Able to work as part of a team but also willing to take ownership of tasks
  • Able to manage data and information accurately
  • A basic understanding of the principles underpinning flood risk management
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Self-starter

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