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Graduate/Assistant Engineer (Drainage) (V3134)

Employer: West Berkshire Council

  • Reference: E/17/34864
  • Published on: Fri 19/05/2017 11:51 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 01/06/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £25,951 - £30,785 per annum Grade H
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury

The post-holder will help deliver the Council’s duties under the Flood and Water Management Act, including the delivery flood alleviation measures reducing the risk of flooding across the District.

You should preferably hold a relevant degree but candidates with lower levels of qualification and suitable experience will also be considered. Computer literacy and a working understanding of AutoCAD are essential along with experience in land and sustainable drainage measures.

This role comes with a number of benefits including an essential car user allowance, flexible working, further education opportunities and the Council operates a training agreement approved by the Institution of Civil Engineers.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Jon Winstanley (Projects Manager) on 01635 519087.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people in under represented groups such as people with disabilities or from a minority ethnic group.

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How To Apply

Please complete an online application form. Due to the nature of the duties in relation to this role, the incumbent will be required to have a car available at work. Essential Car User status attracts a lump sum allowance paid on a monthly basis as well as a free car parking space if he/she works at one of the Council’s corporate buildings.

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