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Drainage Systems Officer

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Location
London
Salary
£25 - £35 per hour
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
28 Mar 2017
Ref
384480
Contact
Max Brown
Sector
Environment
Discipline
Environmental
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To provide technical assessment and advice to the Local Planning Authority on the suitability of surface water drainage proposals for new development on behalf of the Lead Local Flood Authority. This will include the implementation of new development in the London Borough of Hackney. To ensure that additional benefits of flood risk management can be realised as part of the delivery of surface water drainage in the Borough.

MAIN AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Delivery of the Council’s overall approach to surface water drainage as the statutory role as Lead Local Flood Authority including:

* Provision of advice and guidance on surface water drainage to the local Planning Authority on major planning applications
* Discuss potential SuDS schemes with developers before applications are submitted, providing advice where appropriate
* Preparation of reports and briefing papers on surface water drainage to senior management
* Preparation for monitoring the Council’s performance as a statutory consultee on surface water drainage to the Local Planning Authority
* The undertaking of the necessary assessments and processes required to assess major development planning applications in relation to surface water drainage
* The undertaking of appropriate liaison with the Local Planning Authority and other key stakeholders in relation to surface water drainage proposals on major development in Hackney
* To provide support to the Floods Manager.
* To understand the London Plan and implement this in surface water drainage proposals
* To demonstrate an understanding of the SuDS hierarchy and implement this into surface water drainage proposals
* To be actively involved in implementing retrofit schemes in areas affected by flooding
* To manage a database of SuDS assets

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