Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council
graduate scheme
Expires3 days

Flood, Water & Tips Risk Management Graduate Officer

Job description

This is an exciting time for local authorities as we seek to deliver both ever-improving services for residents and value for money.

A career in local government offers some of the toughest and most intellectually stimulating challenges as we provide services that affect thousands of lives in many different ways.

Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council is once again seeking to recruit talented graduates to our range of Graduate Programmes. Each of the schemes offers a unique opportunity to learn new skills, develop professionally and start a career in community-based public service.

The Strategic Projects Section is responsible for the appraisal, design, construction, supervision and project management of a wide variety of exciting and challenging projects, including reclamation, drainage, ground stability, contaminated land and highway. The Strategic Projects section also has responsibility for Flood, Water & Tips Risk Management and Traffic Management.

We are seeking to appoint a suitable person within the flood, water and tips risk management area of the service. The post-holder will be contributing to the development, implementation and management of all requirements of the Land Drainage Act 1991, Flood Risk Regulations 2009 Flood and Water Management Act 2010 including Schedule 3 (Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDs)) and the SuDs Approval Body. Therefore, it is essential that applicants must have a keen interest and knowledge of drainage (Sustainable systems) and flood risk management with knowledge of environmental engineering also being desirable.

What we are looking for


The post-holder must possess a degree (2:1) or higher level qualification in Civil Engineering, Environmental Science a similar discipline, have good oral, written communication and ICT skills. Experience in the use of ICT systems and research methodology is essential and experience in flood alleviation schemes, hydraulic modelling is desirable.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details


Flexible working / Cycle to Work scheme / Vectis Card and more / pension and any more

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Start Date 2 September 2019


  • Disability Confident Employer

How to apply

For an informal discussion or further information on the position please contact Mr Andrew Stone, Strategic Projects Manager on (01443) 281104.

In view of the large number of application forms which are currently being submitted individual applications are not acknowledged. Consequently if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unsuccessful on this occasion. In which case you are thanked for the interest you have shown in applying for a position within the Council.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 24 May 2019

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Closing date:  24 May 2019

Expires3 days

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