Senior Planning Policy (Flood and Water) Officer

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified professional in flood and water management to work within the Planning Service at the Isle of Wight Council. The successful candidate will undertake the Isle of Wight’s Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) statutory planning roles; determine applications for land drainage consent; investigate flooding incidents across the Island and liaise with other Risk Management Authorities (RMAs).

Planning Services, Development Management / Planning Compliance | Isle of Wight Council | Fixed term for 3 years | Hours: 37 per week   

This is a busy, varied and interesting role within a small hard-working team of amiable professionals who are passionate about mitigating the effects of climate change and reducing the risk of flooding across the Isle of Wight.

The role is perfect for someone looking to make the next step in their career progression, or is looking for a lifestyle change!
Relocation support of up to £8,000 may be available to you if you are moving to the Isle of Wight to take up this role. Alternatively, if you decide to commute to the Isle of Wight daily, you may get your travel costs reimbursed.

We also offer a generous leave entitlement and you will be able to enjoy your leisure time within one of the most beautiful parts of the country – whether that’s surfing or building sandcastles on the golden beaches, sailing the Solent, walking unspoilt countryside or coastal paths or cycling the extensive network of cycle routes.

To view full job information please click Apply for Job.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Chris Mills, on 01983 823552. 

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