FCRM Advisor - Flood Resilience - 9740

1
North East
Newcastle
Tyneside House
Staff Grade 5
Permanent
Full Time
Risk Management, Science
£34,879
You will work closely with the other advisors to provide leadership and support to the wider team. You will support or lead tasks that include:
- Managing the programme of improvements to the Flood Warning Service and identifying where future improvements are required
- Acting as a competent client for flood warning and forecasting studies
- Influencing how we manage our telemetry network
- Co-ordinating engagement work across the FCRM department and shaping the Flood Resilience engagement work delivered across the North East Area
- Providing input into incident plans and procedures
- Overseeing the Area Incident Room readiness.
- Engaging with partners and representing the Environment Agency at Local Resilience Forum meetings.
- Managing projects.
The Flood Resilience team manages the Flood Warning Service to ensure our customers receive a service which is accurate, timely and based on the most up to date information. We engage with a wide range of professional partners and our communities at risk to help them prepare for flooding. We ensure the area is ready to respond to flood events by providing training to staff and managing our Area Incident Room.
The successful candidate will have an understanding of Incident Management and the Environment Agency’s role in responding to a variety of incident types. You will have a knowledge of the Flood Warning Service and experience of engaging with a wide variety of stakeholders. You will be able to provide strong leadership to a team of people and demonstrate the skills required to successfully plan, monitor and complete technical tasks which are delivered through yourself and others.
Closing date: 1st February 2019 at 23:55 hours If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact Flood Resilience Team Leader Phil Taylor on 0208474646567 or email phil.taylor@environment-agency.gov.uk
Basic Check
Delivers Results Through Others
Harnesses the team to deliver results on time, to required standards and in line with organisational processes and procedures.
Takes Decisions and Solves Problems
Finds and delivers optimal solutions by effectively analysing all the information, probing to develop alternatives and taking sound and timely decisions.
Incident Planning
Undertakes strategic plans for the Agency’s response to incidents and ensuring Environment Agency staff are effectively prepared.
If you are applying from the Civil Service please note that the Environment Agency is not a part of HM Civil Service and you would not be a Crown Servant in the event of being appointed. Therefore, you will not be eligible for continuous service. For applicants who currently work in local government or other bodies listed in the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc) (Modification) Order 1999, you may be eligible for continuous service for the purpose of calculating any future redundancy payment. If you are unsure of your status then you should contact your own HR Team.

We are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.

We also have a Guaranteed Interview Policy to support those with a disability who are seeking employment. We have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

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This Vacancy is closed to applications.