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Environment Officers

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location UK - Flexible - UK
Town/City Addington, Blandford, Bodmin, Bridgwater, Exeter, Ipswich, Leeds, Lichfield, Lincoln, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham Penrith, Preston, Romsey, Shrewsbury, Tewkesbury, Wallingford, Warrington, Welwyn Garden City, Worthing, York, London
Salary Additional Information £23,446, leading to £28,785 after approximately 18 months / Post Type/ Working Pattern - Permanent, Full Time, Part Time/Job Share
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 23/10/2022
Company Name Environment Agency
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Directory Entry : The Environment Agency work to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development. The Agency was established in 1996 to protect and improve the environment.
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If you’re part of the Environment Agency (EA), you’re part of the solution. Working with us means protecting and improving the environment and tackling issues of national importance. We’re based across England, and our responsibilities span industry regulation, flood defences, land contamination, water quality, fisheries and conservation.

Such broad scope of work calls for diverse, multi-skilled teams. Together, we’ll promote sustainable growth, tackle climate change and secure a better future for everyone.

As an Environment Officer, you will play a critical frontline role protecting the environment helping create a cleaner, safer and healthier environment for people and wildlife. Dealing with a wide range of environmental issues from regulating permitted and illegal operations to protecting rivers and waterways.

As an Environment Officer you will enter the role on a EOA grade £23,448 and follow a structured development program to reach EOB grade £28,785. This is expected to take up to 18 months and is awarded after demonstrating the required capabilities.

During this development period you will be required to demonstrate the personal effectiveness skills essential to a regulatory role such as good communication and influencing skills. Together with demonstrating and applying your understanding of the various technical regimes within the responsibility of the team you are in. That would be either a waste or land and water regulatory team. You will understand and apply the relevant legislation and the appropriate compliance interventions to take. As a regulator you will be expected to take enforcement action where a business or individual fails to comply with the relevant legislation which on occasion can require giving evidence in court.

As well as training you will also be supported with appropriate equipment and clothing to ensure you will remain safe.

What do I need?

Ideally you will have previous regulatory experience, but if this is your first role or a career change don’t worry as we provide all the training and supportyou’ll need. The most important thing we are looking for is a passion for the environment and resilience to succeed.

You’ll need to have:

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Effective communication and relationship building skills
  • The ability to work autonomously, taking decisions, and solving problems to achieving positive outcomes
  • The ability to use a range of computer systems and technology
  • The ability to deliver work under high pressured environments


What’s in it for you?

You’ll benefit from a culture that embraces difference and includes everyone, where you’ll feel supported and trusted to do the right thing. We’ll invest in you and allow you to grow and shape your career.

What’s more, you’ll have access to our great benefits package including:

  • A competitive salary of £23,446
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Great career opportunities
  • Maternity, paternity, and adoption leave scheme
  • A range of flexible working options, plus many more!

As an organisation we strive to reflect the communities we serve, to achieve this we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, sexual orientation, and religion. We also welcome applications for part-time hours. 

If you have any questions regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact the recruitment team at earecruitment@peoplescout.co.uk.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Click apply and start your application today!

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