Assistant Flood Risk Consultant (two positions, both Midlands based)

Do you want a career with a specialist company that is helping communities to become more resilient to climate change?

If you…

  • Have a degree in Environmental Science, Geography, Building Surveying, Civil Engineering or similar.
  • Want a mixture of site and office-based work.
  • Enjoy the challenge of creating solutions to mitigate the risk of flooding.
  • Would like to work on projects in the water environment with a diverse range of clients.
  • Like to work independently but with the support of a close-knit friendly team.
  • Are seeking structured training and experience towards a professional qualification.

Then apply for an Assistant Flood Risk Consultant role with RAB.

What you will be doing:

  • Surveying buildings at risk from flooding to recommend Property Flood Resilience measures.
  • Assessing flood risk from any source using existing data.
  • Walking our rivers and coast to inspect flood risk assets.
  • Conducting appropriate surveys and tests (e.g., photographic surveys, topographic surveys).
  • Writing reports with appropriate conclusions and recommendations using plain English.

What you will need:

  • The ability and willingness to travel and work anywhere the UK.
  • Have good personal drive to succeed with a willingness to learn.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have strong organisational skills.
  • Have a desire to help and be empathetic to individuals and communities affected by flooding.
  • Be competent in the use of relevant IT software. 

We will consider applicants with relevant experience who are seeking a new challenge, full training will be provided.

What we offer our employees:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Hybrid home/office working facilities and flexible hours.
  • Structured training through the RAB Academy with support to achieve relevant formal qualifications and professional status (E.g., CIWEM, ICE, RICS)
  • Recognition of achievements and career progression opportunities.
  • A friendly and supportive team, open to new ideas and innovation.

To apply:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join our growing company, then send a cover letter and CV to: or call our head office on: 0330 223 6475