Senior Engineer (Local Lead Flood Authority)

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Salary: £36,648 - £39,186 per annum (pay award pending)
  • Location: Halton Borough Council
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours/Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 07/07/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: E&R/24/280720

Make a huge impact in Halton!

The Council has ambitious plans to deliver a local plan that provides a platform for future generations. To achieve this at pace, there is an organisational commitment to build operational capacity across a number of service areas.

As a result, we have a range of exciting career opportunities in roles that will directly contribute to the growth and development of our local area.

By taking on one of these roles, you’ll be at the centre of the action – revitalising neighbourhoods, developing new public spaces, delivering on our sustainability priorities, and improving infrastructure.

For more information about these roles please visit our webpage https://jobs.haltonbc.info/accelerated-growth-recruitment/

 About the role / service

 A busy service area with an ever-expanding workload and a diversity of opportunities for development. You will be forming a small team of two Senior Engineers reporting directly to the Service Manager. You’ll be involved in all aspects of the LLFA role from start to finish; investigations, report writing, preparing funding bids, assessing flood risk, developing solutions to flooding issues and taking them from feasibility to construction completion.

 About you

You will have the ability to develop into the role, working independently, and as part of the small team, be able to interact professionally with team members, other service areas, elected members, regional flood partners and stakeholders.

 Working at Halton

All our colleagues at Halton have made a positive commitment to delivering great outcomes for our communities. In addition to working with a great team, you will have access to a fantastic range of benefits, including;

  • A generous leave package of 26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays (Increasing after 5 years’ service)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Investment in your personal development
  • Free car parking at HBC sites
  • Access to a range of discount schemes
  • Access to a car leasing scheme

We are actively reviewing applications and keen to invite shortlisted candidates for interview prior to the advert closing. If a suitable candidate is appointed, the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application!

 For an informal discussion about this post, please contact John Gill on 0151 511 7579.

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you – resourcing@halton.gov.uk

How to apply

To apply for this role, you should upload your CV and provide a supporting statement of no more than 4 pages via the Apply link below.

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