We have an exciting opportunity for 2 x permanent Drainage Engineers to join the Coastal Engineers and Flood Prevention Service at Arun District Council. The team are responsible for providing professional engineering advice, assistance and expertise to; members of the public, businesses, council officers, external bodies and council members. Drainage Engineers work collaboratively with the team to reduce and manage flood risk through the technical review of planning applications, implementation of capital and revenue schemes, and joint working with other local authorities, government bodies and water companies.
As a Career Grade Engineer your primary responsibilities will be to review the technical merit of Surface Water Drainage proposals on planning applications and assist with the management operations of the Council’s Land Drainage function under the Land Drainage Act 1991/Flood & Water Management Act 2010. The workload is varied, with the opportunity to develop skills by undertaking; technical reviews, site investigations, surveying, design, contract preparation, effective procurement, land drainage enforcement, Geographic Information System (GIS) cataloguing and Computer Aided Design (CAD).
Why work for Arun?
Arun District Council is sandwiched between the south coast and the South Downs National Park, we have fresh sea air and greenery in equal measure and abundance. Take a stroll along our award-winning sandy beach in your lunch hour or visit the historic and picturesque town of Arundel at the weekend for a lush walk and a spot of lunch and you will soon see why we love Arun.
We love to invest in our people, providing the opportunity for professional development and fulfilment. Work life balance is encouraged, and we enjoy a variety of flexible working arrangements.
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability.
Closing Date: 31 May 2023