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Midlothian House 40-46 Buccleuch Street, EH22 1DN
£39,917 - £43,655 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Description


We are recruiting a Senior Consultant Engineer to lead the Council’s flood risk management programme. Working in Neighbourhood Services, the post holder will fulfil a multi-purpose role identifying flood risk areas, developing management action plans and prevention strategies and liaising with external environmental agencies to develop partnership approaches.


Jobholders must hold a Degree in Civil Engineering and Full Chartered Civil Engineer status. Previous experience in the use of Microsoft Office, or similar software packages, together with knowledge of relevant quality assurance systems is also essential.

CLOSING DATE - Tuesday 4th January 2022



Position Title: Senior Consultant Engineer                       

Position Number: N1327

Directorate:    Place             

Location: Midlothian House / remote                                           

Contract Status: Fixed Term for one year          

Hours of Work: 36   

Working Pattern: Monday – Friday          

Weeks per year: 52

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £39,917.70 per annum.


Compliance with the mandatory Cabinet Office PSN (Public Sector Network) Code of Connection requires the Council to meet a baseline personal security standard. This requires completion of a basic/standard/enhanced disclosure check for all employees who can access official information. The fee for this PSN Disclosure check is £25 and the successful candidate will be required to re-pay to the Council the fee through payroll deduction.

The Individual

If you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing attached documentation, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please email to contact to a member of the Recruitment Team, stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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