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|FLOOD RISK SPECIALIST - NHC Vancouver, British Columbia
Northwest Hydraulic Consultants (NHC) is an international firm of consulting engineers and geoscientists providing professional services for the development, management, and protection of water resources. We have an immediate opening for a Flood Risk Specialist to be based in our North Vancouver office who will be responsible for the development and delivery of flood risk assessments and integrated flood management plans to local communities, governments, planning organizations, and private industry. Working closely with a team of hydraulic modeling specialists, hydrologists, and GIS experts, the Flood Risk Specialist will provide the expertise necessary to develop state of the art flood management strategies and flood mitigation projects in coastal and riverine environments. The Flood Risk Specialist will also have expertise in structural and non-structural flood mitigation, familiarity with floodplain mapping products and GIS tools, and knowledge of decision support methodology. Familiarity with municipal flood bylaws, flood management policy and legislation in Canada, as well as guidelines for risk mitigation is considered an asset.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to high quality client service and will be expected to use his/her skills to improve the quality and efficiency of our projects. In return, NHC offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including annual merit-based bonuses. Most importantly, NHC offers the opportunity to work with like-minded individuals in an independent and specialized firm on technically challenging and satisfying real-world projects.