U.K. nationals: Environment Planning Officer

Environment Agency
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Job description  

This post is a River Basin Planning and Water Quality Planning Officer in the Integrated Environment Planning Team. You will help to deliver and champion the Water Quality and River Basin Planning remit in IEP and across the Area. The work that we are currently focused on includes – updating the River Basin Management Plan, Water Company Price Review, Bathing waters, and reviewing how we deliver our environmental monitoring. 

The exact nature of your role will depend on your experience. You will work with other planning officers and planning specialists in the team. You will also work very closely with other Area teams

You can expect to -

  • Support Bathing Water work
  • Deliver water quality modelling including source apportionment
  • Report our environmental success through Km’s enhanced
  • Become an expert in our Catchment Planning System

This is an interesting an varied role and you will have a broad remit of Water Quality and River Basin Planning Work

The team  

IEP are a multi-functional team that work across are teams to ensure that the work we do is delivered in an integrated way and that we embrace catchment leadership as an area. The work areas we cover are – Water Resources, Water Quality, Regulated Industry, Catchment Planning and WFD.

We make sure that we have the right evidence to deliver the best for the environment

Experience/skills required  

You will be educated to degree level in an appropriate subject or have the relevant experience for the role

You will need to have a good understanding of the water environment, ideally you will have evidence of working in this area. You will be working with customers both internal and external. You will need excellent customer service skills, be able to solve problems quickly and demonstrate strong communication skills

Contact and additional information  

Closing: 05/05/2019 at 23;55 hours For more information or an informal chat, please contact Rebecca O'Connell, IEP Team Leader

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