Land Drainage Officer

South East England


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Nathaniel Childs

Consultant | Highways Assets and Maintenance

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A client of mine is looking for a Land Drainage Officer to join their team in the South-East on an initial 3-month contract working on supporting the Environment Team. The position is likely to last up to 12 months and can offer part-time options.

Your position will be assisting with the delivery Council services across the environmental protection and drainage remit including assessing, inspecting and approving land drainage works, consents and outfalls.

What your day-to-day will look like:

  • Be a member of the Environmental Protection and Drainage Team and be responsible for
    contributing to the Councils enforcement of local Land Drainage Bye-laws and other land
    drainage consents in support of planning applications.
  • Ensure our customer service and delivery is excellent and continually improves with a range
    of stakeholders.
  • Planning inspections and approving land drainage works, consents and outfalls.
  • To be confident and responsible to make routine decisions regarding site visits, inspections
    and public enquiries about complaints and enquiries about consents and blocked ditches.
  • To have a varied knowledge of drainage systems in a rural and urban setting including
    knowledge of environmental legislation, land drainage and outfall systems and outfall
    attenuation systems.
  • To serve legal notices for information and pursue enforcement for non-compliance with ByeLaws.

If you have prior experience working on Drainage and/or Flood Risk, this job would be worth expressing interest.

I am currently recruiting for a number of posts Nationwide. Most of my opportunities are not advertised, especially if I have candidates in mind who would be suitable for the job. To not miss out, please get in touch for an introductory chat.

We would like to attract talent from all corners of the finance world for this role. Our commitment is to an equitable recruitment process so feel free to apply in any way that suits you, via WhatsApp, video message, CV, the more creative the better.

Consultant | Highways Assets and Maintenance

Nathaniel Childs

Nathaniel joined the Engineering team in 2021, in his first recruitment role, specialising in Highways Assets and Maintenance. He always takes accountability for doing what he says he will do and getting it done, and his clients and candidates know they can trust him to do a good job.
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