Water Planning Manager

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

About the role:

Planning and Assessment: Assess all planning applications received by the Service, considering the risk and resource implications. Provide technical guidance and feedback to ensure compliance with planning legislation and Fire Safety Approved Document B.
Legislative Knowledge: Demonstrate strong knowledge of planning legislation, road working legislation, and industry standards. Offer direction and guidance to the Service regarding these areas.
Technical Skills: Utilise spreadsheets, word processing, and database systems efficiently. Read, understand, and explain technical drawings and plans.
Communication and Numeracy: Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong numerical abilities.
Line Management: Manage and set targets for three staff members, ensuring compliance with service delivery standards.
Engagement and Advisory Role: Engage with developers and applicants, offering technical guidance and feedback. Advise LFR’s representative on Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) development groups, including the Service Impact of Growth Group.
Water Supply Management: Oversee the implementation and maintenance of water supplies for firefighting, including new schemes and abandonments. Manage the maintenance programme to ensure reliable water supply.

About you:

Independence and Prioritisation: Ability to prioritise your own work programme with minimal supervision.
Technical Knowledge: Strong understanding of planning legislation and Fire Safety Approved Document B, along with relevant road working legislation.
Security Checks: Willingness to undergo Level 3 Police vetting and a Standard DBS check.

Join us in making a difference in our community by ensuring the efficient planning and management of water supplies for firefighting. Apply now to become a vital part of Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue’s purpose: working together to keep communities safer. 

What we offer

 Along with a competitive salary of £33,024 – £36,648 we are offering;

  • A Contributory pension
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
  • Sodexo Discounts and Benefits Scheme
  • Flexible working policies including options for hybrid working
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A generous leave entitlement with the option to buy more

To apply for this job please visit jobs.lincolnshire.gov.uk.