Technician (Flooding) Pullar House, Perth - (PKC04028)

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Ref no: PKC04028
Closes: Sunday, 4th February 2018
Published: Friday, 12th January 2018
Location: Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth
Salary: £13,308 - £14,975 per year
Hours: 18.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Perth and Kinross Council
Category: Engineering / Construction
Sub-category: Structural

Job Description

Technician (Flooding) - PKC04028
£13,308 - £14,975 (18 Hours/Week)
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth

An enthusiastic and experienced person is required to become a member of the Flooding Section within the Structures & Flooding Team which is primarily responsible for the implementation of the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009, Flood Studies, Flood Protection Schemes, watercourse clearance and repair works, Development Control advice (Flooding), and Reservoirs.

This post is on a pro rata basis - total 18 hours per week. Working days/hours to be agreed.

Your main duties will involve developing and working towards the successful implementation of the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 for Perth & Kinross Council. This will include liaising with The Scottish Government, SEPA, Scottish Water, Local Authorities and other relevant bodies in order to prepare and implement Local Flood Risk Management Plans, map relevant bodies of water and Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems, etc. You will be required to assist on council flooding projects and to work with consultants to deliver them.

You should have experience of flood risk management, have knowledge of the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009, and be aware of Flood Risk Assessments, the Controlled Activities Regulations and Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems.

Experience of computer based hydraulic modelling and design packages and knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation are advantageous.

As a minimum, you must have gained an HNC in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) and have good financial awareness and communication skills.

A full current driving licence is essential.
For informal discussions please contact Peter Dickson, Senior Engineer (Flooding) on 01738 477278.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Online facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

This job may have been mainly carried out by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements irrespective of your gender.

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