Team: Technical Skills and Academy Team
Salary: £17,681 to £18,672 per annum
Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week
Current Base Location: Shefford, Bedfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 24th February 2019
Interview Date: Monday 4th March 2019
Trainee Flood Risk Officer
The Council’s vision and values are integral to everything we do. Our aim is to make Central Bedfordshire ‘A great place to live and work’ that is why we believe this is a great place to start your career.
The Council has an ambitious agenda with significant growth planned over the next 20 years planning for up to 20,000 homes and 24,000 jobs.
To do this we recognise the need to invest and grow teams in a way that recognises and rewards their people. To help deliver our growth agenda we have created a number of new exciting trainee roles to join our Academy Team. These have been designed to give you a structured, supported, approach to developing your skills, knowledge and experience within a flood risk team.
Your new role:
Working alongside the Flood Risk Team you will learn and develop skills in this key area. With the training and experience provided, you will find your greatness and progress within this profession.
We are looking for bright, enthusiastic and highly motivated candidates, willing to learn and develop new skills, and interested in pursuing a career in Flood Risk Management. You don’t have to have any work experience or a formal specialist qualification as we will fully support you in training and development.
To apply you will have a minimum of 4 GCSE’s at Grade C or above including Maths, English Language and a Physical Science or equivalent, hold a valid driving licence and have access to a car as travel is essential.
Membership of the competitive Local Government Pension Scheme from day one, agile working (plus laptop and smartphone), generous Flexitime scheme offering up to an additional 12 days leave per annum, local leisure centre discounts. A full overview of benefits on offer is included in the Recruitment Pack.
There are excellent opportunities for career progression within Central Bedfordshire Council. We are a recognised RTPI Learning Partner, demonstrating our commitment to the training and development of our staff.
Join us, and take advantage of a generous rewards package, agile working and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
To apply for this role you will expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies detailed within this Recruitment Pack. Trainee Flood Risk Officer Recruitment Pack
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: Natalie Franklin at natalie.Franklin@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or call 0300 300 6943.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
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