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Community Stadium 4 Stadium Way Falkirk, FK2 9EE
£39,375 - £42,673 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

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Falkirk Council

Our Council of the Future builds on the fact that Falkirk Council is well respected, has a culture of efficiency and continuous improvement and we take our community leadership role very seriously.

The Role

This is an opportunity for a talented individual to play an integral role in the delivery of flood protection measures across the Falkirk area.

The postholder will provide a comprehensive, high-quality service for the management & maintenance of watercourses and associated infrastructure assets helping to manage flood risk and reduce the impacts of flooding on our communities and environment. The role also includes liaising with internal & external stakeholders & clients throughout projects.

You will hold an HNC in Civil Engineering (or equivalent discipline), will be a member of a relevant institution (IEng or above) and you will have knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, as well as being able to lead on the design, procurement and implementation of flood protection studies, surface water management plans and delivery of projects associated with the Local Flood Risk Management Plan. You will carry out works to the Capital & Revenue budgets and be a key consultee in the planning process for flooding & drainage related analysis.

You will be enthusiastic, ambitious and a keen mentor with experience, good organisational and presentation skills, alongside experience of current health & safety regulations. You will be IT literate, have good interpersonal and report writing skills, with an overall professionalism.

You are required to be flexible, innovative and reactive to public demands and pressures including communicating directly with member & public enquiries. You will deputise for the Roads, Bridges & Flooding Co-ordinator as required.


  • We understand the need to work flexibly with our hybrid working policy
  • This role includes flexi-time
  • Development Programmes for career & professional development including working alongside our term commission partners
  • Local Authority pension scheme
  • 27 days annual leave (increasing each year) & 8 public holidays
  • Benefits portal with a range from local to national businesses including cycle to work and many more
  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
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  • Scottish Living Wage
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