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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (South East) - UK, England (London & Greater) - UK
Salary Additional Information £29,706
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 08/05/2023
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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About us

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. 

Do you have a passion for rivers? Join the Biodiversity and Geomorphology team as a Geomorphologist in Hertfordshire and North London! Your expert advice will help to promote nature-based solutions that make our environment healthier, more sustainable, climate change resilient - all while striving to meet legislative (e.g Water Framework Directive); policy objectives of 25 Year Environment Plan. Through your input into various projects with operational staff, we endeavour to prevent or minimise any ecological impacts within the water environment resulting in measurable positive environmental outcomes.

Be an active force in the organisation, connecting with colleagues from within and outside. Form bonds of trust reliably and efficiently to facilitate successful results. It is important that you keep up to date with the latest geomorphological standards and techniques. You will be able to pursue and develop in areas that you are passionate about, whilst also meeting the requirements of the day to day role.

Where you will work 

Join the highly knowledgeable and supportive HNL Biodiversity & Geomorphology team. Our interdisciplinary collaborations with external partners provide stimulating opportunities to pursue planning, development, restoration projects. Work alongside engineers in flood and coastal risk management as well as asset performance experts - a rewarding experience that provides opportunity to develop your skillset.

Our Welwyn Garden City base location has a hybrid model allowing individuals to work either at home or at our office (a minimum number of days in the office per week will be agreed with your line manager and will be dependent on business needs and reviewed periodically).

What do you need

  • Sound technical knowledge: you’ll know about rivers, what fluvial geomorphology is and why it matters.
  • A relevant degree and/or practical experience related to fluvial geomorphology.
  • To be able build trusted working relationships and communicate clearly, in order to guide and to influence what people do.
  • To be open to innovative ways of working, especially new opportunities to work with nature.
  • Knowledge of current environmental challenges/techniques.

You may also have some of the following: technical geomorphology skills in fieldwork, GIS or environmental modelling; experience or knowledge about current environmental challenges and topics such as Environmental Land Management; experience of managing coastal or fluvial flood risk; experience of river and floodplain restoration.

You will need to hold a full UK driving license.

What you will get: 

  • Annual salary £29,706
  • Training, support for professional development
  • Wellbeing programmes
  • Career development and training
  • Employee benefits
  • Flexible hybrid working hours + the potential for 15 additional flexi credit days if credit hours have been accrued
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 days Bank Holidays
  • Joining a workplace known for its friendly culture which strongly believes in inclusivity and allowing people to be their best self at work

Contact and Additional Information 

 At the Environment Agency, we go above and beyond when it comes to diversity—we seek out new perspectives, welcome different experiences and promote inclusivity both within our staff team as well as wider communities. We're on a mission to create lasting change for people's lives across every corner of society.

Responding to incidents is a central part of what we do. You will be required to have an incident role and make yourself available to respond to incidents, or provide business continuity support during an incident. This may attract an additional payment and full training and workplace adjustments will be available to support you with your incident role. 

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

The information in the candidate pack is available and should be read in conjunction with the advert to understand key accountabilities and skills for success in this role.



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