Senior Engineer – Floodwater Management


Haringey Council - River Park House

Closing Date:

02 Oct 2022

Job description

Contract Terms

Job Title: Senior Engineer – Floodwater Management
Salary: PO4 (£41586 – £44628) + 30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Contract: Permanent
Location: Haringey, North London
Hours: 36 hours per week
Advert closing date: Sunday 2nd October 2022

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth.

We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the role

The Senior Engineer, Floodwater Management post holder will carry out tasks relating to the Council’s regulatory drainage functions which include reviewing planning applications to ensure sustainable drainage requirements are met. The role includes designing and implementing highway drainage improvement schemes, site supervision of contractors, the development of sustainable drainage systems, reactive maintenance programmes for highway drainage infrastructure including street gullies.

About you

The postholder will need to demonstrate experience of successfully and consistent delivery of drainage related projects including experience of supervising the build of designed schemes. You will need a working knowledge of legislation relating to flood risk management and sustainable drainage systems and be experienced in managing drainage infrastructure, development of sustainable drainage systems and planned / reactive drainage programmes.

Why work for us?

We are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce.

Our benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, health and wellbeing support, local government pension scheme and a range of generous discount schemes across leisure and culture together with financial and money-saving discounts. Additionally, these posts will allow grade improvement opportunities for staff.


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