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[Met-jobs] Thames Barrier, Environment Agency vacancy: Flood and Coastal Risk Management Advisor

From "Berry, Mark C" <>
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Date Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:19:26 +0000

Dear all,


Flood and Coastal Risk Management Advisor – Thames Barrier, Environment Agency


We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, driven and adaptable to join the Forecasting and Response team at the Thames Barrier.


The role

This is a shift based role providing a 24/7 forecasting and warning service for the tidal Thames. Shifts are 12.5 hours and include nights and weekends. You'll liaise with and provide advice to internal and external customers, often to tight deadlines and in demanding situations. There is also an element of solo working with the role, which provides an out of hours monitoring and alarm handling service for the engineering plant on site.


The team  

The Forecasting & Response team is a small (8 person) team, 5 of which fulfil the shift role. We are primarily responsible for developing, managing and operating a forecasting and flood warning service for the tidal Thames to protect approximately 375,000 properties at risk of flooding between Teddington Weir and Dartford Creek. We also create and maintain many internal operational documents and provide technical advice to a wide variety of customers internally and externally.


Experience/skills required  

The role would suit someone used to working in a high pressured operational or control room environment. You'll be qualified to degree level in a relevant discipline such as hydrology, geography, engineering and forecasting, or have equivalent qualifications.
The candidate will be computer literate with excellent verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to work under their own initiative and make business critical decisions.
Experience in gathering, maintaining, quality-assuring and analysing data and information is desirable. You will demonstrate the abilities needed to interpret information and issue flood alerts/warnings and give advice regarding the need for closures.


For further information and a full candidate pack please visit:


Best regards,


Mark Berry | Forecasting and Response Team | Thames Tidal Defences -  Environment Agency

Thames Barrier | Eastmoor Street | Charlton | London | SE7 8LX


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