Coastal Surveyor
  • Employer: Adur & Worthing Councils
  • Reference: ED/22/207099
  • Published: Thu 04/08/2022, 13:54 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 24/08/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Starting from £30,984 - £35,336 per annum 
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Worthing Town Hall, West Sussex

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Coastal Surveyor

Coastal Surveyor (fixed term contract until 31st March 2027)
Salary: Starting from £30,984 - £35,336 per annum 
Grade: Grade 6
Hours: 37 hours per week

You will be part of the Engineering Team which undertakes a broad range of civil, municipal and environmental engineering work for Adur & Worthing Councils.

With funding granted by Central Government, Adur & Worthing Councils are managing, in partnership with other Coastal Councils and the Environment Agency, the Regional Coastal Monitoring Programme for this area. The area covered extends between Selsey Bill and Rye Harbour and includes GPS, mobile & static laser scan and UAV surveys, data management and coastal process, beach, wave and tide analysis.

We are looking for an energetic, scientifically minded, motivated person with good communication & IT skills and a love of the great outdoors. You will be working as part of a team at the forefront of this work in the UK. Your main functions will be to assist with the collection, processing and analysis of coastal data.

Survey work will require you riding an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), a willingness to work outside of normal office hours (i.e. 4:00am starts and occasional 10:00pm finish) in all weather conditions. The physicality of this role cannot be underestimated.

You must have A-level Maths, Geography, an ONC in Civil Engineering, Maritime Engineering or similar and hold a full valid UK driving licence.

An Hons Degree in Civil Engineering, Oceanography, Environmental Science or Land Surveying is desirable but not essential.

For more details about the post, please email dan.amos@adur-worthing.gov.uk 

Staff are our most important asset and we therefore have a benefit package which reflects our continuing commitment to our employees.  This includes:

  • Generous leave entitlement; a minimum of 25 days + Bank Holiday entitlement
  • Local Government Pension
  • Training & development
  • Occupational Health
  • Employee AssistanceProgramme (EAP)
  • Flexible working options

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. Staff work in a supportive and safe environment, recognising their responsibility to value and respect each other’s contributions. Standards of conduct must be of the highest level to ensure that no-one is harassed, bullied or victimised. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, staff engagement forums and are keen to hear from applicants from a variety of different backgrounds.

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