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The Ouse and Humber Drainage Board is public body responsible for the maintenance and management of over 260 miles of rivers and watercourses in East Yorkshire, that also provides services to other Internal Drainage Boards and the Environment Agency. The Board’s work is essential for the effective management of flood risk infrastructure in the communities we serve.

During the apprenticeship the successful candidate will work with a dedicated team of operational, technical and professional staff to develop a wide-ranging knowledge of flood and water level management activities and will also spend time working with finance, policy and administration colleagues to gain an appreciation of the wider service areas of the Board.

The apprentice will be expected to complete a part time Level 3 Civil Engineering Technician course at a local college over 2 or 3 years.

The salary will meet the National Minimum Wage Requirements for Apprenticeships, the position will also qualify for the local government pension scheme. All college fees and reasonable expenses will be met.

The job is based at the Board’s offices in Howden. To make an application please refer to the Job Description and Specification and complete and return our application form, both of which can be downloaded from our website.

The Closing Date for Applications is Friday 2nd August 2019

The Interview Date is Friday 16th August 2019 (Provisional)

For further information please contact:

Angela Cowen

Policy & Finance Manager

Ouse and Humber Drainage Board

91 Bridgegate


East Riding of Yorkshire

DN14 7JJ


E mail: angela.cowen@ohdb.org.uk

Tel:         01430 430237


Job Specification

Application Form