Senior Engineer

East Riding of Yorkshire
 £30785 (point 35)
12 Dec 2017
14 Jan 2018
Health & Safety, Water
Site Engineer
Job Type

Job Title:  Senior Engineer

Salary:  £30785 (point 35)

Employer:  East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Contract:  Permanent

Hours:  Full-Time

Base:  County Hall, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire

As part of the council’s Asset Strategy service, the Flood Risk Strategy team oversees the authority’s statutory duties as the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) and Coastal Authority.

The team prepares and monitors the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy and Coastal Strategy along with other relevant plans and policies. At present the team manages the largest flood and coastal risk investment programme of any English local authority.

The team directs the council’s overall approach to flood and coastal risk management, and works closely with other flood risk management authorities including the Environment Agency, Internal Drainage Boards and Yorkshire Water.

You will:

  • develop and deliver long term flood risk management proposals, funding strategies and seek contributions for flood alleviation schemes.  This will include: assessing funding sources, calculating outputs, writing funding bids, economic appraisals and leading on flood risk projects.
  • produce and prepare key documents to promote the authority’s flood risk work.
  • assist with undertaking the authority’s strategic duties and responsibilities under the Flood and Water Management Act (2010) and drainage legislation.

For an informal discussion please contact Astrid Paget, tel (01482) 391733.

Application pack available at

Advert No: ASST000035

Closing Date: 14 January 2018

Interview Date: 23 January 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.