• Chief Executive Officer Somerset Drainage Board Consortium Salary – £60,000 – £75,000 (strictly dependent on qualifications, skills and experience) This is an exciting position for an enthusiastic, versatile professional seeking a new challenge in providing high quality services, working closely with Board members, staff, public, contractors and partners. We offer a good work-life balance, a welcoming organisation, good terms and conditions, local government pension and a generous leave allowance. You will be an inspirational leader with exceptional motivational, communication, organisational and time management skills. You will also be a quick learner with an understanding of governance, risk, staff management, strategic finance and business growth. You are likely to have experience of setting policy and being accountable for budgets and human resources. A financial qualification is an advantage as is experience in an environment where legislation, rules, procedures and guidelines are followed. While relevant expertise is an advantage we encourage applications from individuals with ambition, excellent interpersonal skills, high productivity and an ability to think strategically and creatively. Find out more about this fantastic opportunity in our vibrant organisation in the beautiful county of Somerset, at www.somersetdrainageboards.gov.uk/notice-board/job-vacancies and download the application pack and find out how to apply. Applications that are late, incomplete or not submitted as stipulated in the pack cannot be accepted. For an informal discussion about the role please call 01278 764189 and we will put you through to someone who can talk to you confidentially. Closing date – 12 noon on 28 February 2018. Interview date – Monday 19 March
  • GUEST SPEAKERS FOR MEETINGS

    If you are a Parish Council, local interest group, Young Farmers group or professional body, the Board is able to supply speakers for your meeting, where you have an interest in flood risk, water level management or catchment water management in or near the Somerset Levels and Moors, or would like to know more of the working of an Internal Drainage Board.South Drain Near Shapwick Heath NR Please contact the Clerk at our offices in Highbridge. Picture: South Drain Near Shapwick Heath  
  • The Somerset Drainage Board Consortium has prominent offices at the entrance of Bank Street Car Park in Highbridge.WP_20150422_15_14_07_Pro The building includes two meeting rooms, administration and engineering suites , with disabled access to the ground and first floors. Office hours: Monday – Friday from 09:00 to 17:00 Bradbury House, 33-34 Market Street, Highbridge, TA9 3BW. Tel: 01278 789906, Fax: 01278 792914. Email: admin@somersetdbs.co.uk
  • New Parrett and Axe Brue Drainage Board maps available on our website

    Parrett IDB Parish Map We have recently updated our mapping pages on our website to include an interactive district map. You can scroll on the map to find Board maintained watercourses and structures in your locality; click on the structure (red) dot to see the name, type and other details of the structure. In order to make the maps more user friendly we have divided them up into Parishes and included Board Boundaries and other important features. Click here to visit our map pages
  • View From Cheddar GorgeWelcome…..

    ….to the  website of the Somerset Consortium of Drainage Boards. This site contains information regarding the Boards members, meetings, operations, planning, policies, environment, officers, byelaws and forms.   We welcome all comments / feedback regarding any aspect of this site

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