U.K. nationals: Flood Asset Management (Support Officer)

Environment Agency
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Job description  

We are the Environment Agency. We protect and improve the environment.
Climate change is the biggest risk we face. We are planning for future flood scenarios including a 4ºC rise in global temperature and are working with government, local councils, businesses, civil society groups and communities to make our environment a better place for people and wildlife.
Asset Performance Teams protect people and the environment by managing the whole lifecycle of our flood and coastal risk management assets, ensuring they are fit for purpose.
This role involves:-
. Providing support to deliver our asset management strategy.
. Collecting and processing data, and routine analysis and interpretation of this data.
. Monitoring progress of work ensuring that asset maintenance and projects progress in line with plans and comply with policy.
. Working as a team to engage with internal teams, external partners and customers to deliver work.
- Coordinating responses from correspondence and enquiries, from both external and internal customers.
. Some field based activities such as inspection and monitoring of our assets

Part of the role will be assisting with incident response and you will fulfil a flood risk management duty role.

The team  

Our Asset Performance teams manage the whole lifecycle of our flood and coastal risk management assets, from planning and delivery, through to upkeep and eventual decommissioning. Making sure that all assets are inspected, surveyed, assessed, maintained and operated in a safe and effective manner to reduce flood risk for people and property. We also ensure that flood risk is managed by others, often inspecting assets and encouraging intervention if required.

Experience/skills required  

You may have worked for an asset management organisation or contractor. From your work and/or qualifications you may have experience of asset maintenance and repair projects. In addition to be able to manage a varied workload.
You should ideally have:
• Some practical experience of whole life asset management or engineering qualifications/experience, ideally within the flood risk sector is desirable
• Health, Safety & Environmental experience and awareness
• An appreciation of flood risk assets or asset management
• An awareness of Construction Design Management (CDM)
• Comfortable using information technology and associated software, ideally GIS tools, and a willingness to learn specialist systems.
Ability to work on your own initiative and with senior team members to deliver team priorities and environmental objectives. Delivering to clearly specified objectives, standards and service levels.

Contact and additional information  

Everyone starting in a new role with the Environment Agency will be welcomed into the team and given all of the training and support you need to develop and succeed.

As part of your comprehensive induction you will also be provided with all the equipment required for your role.

The Environment Agency offer an extensive range of employee benefits

For further information on this role, the employee benefits and the work of the Environment Agency, please download the candidate pack.
For any questions relating to this role, please contact: or call 02030 255877.

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Closing Date:  

26/02/2020, 23:55 hours