Number of jobs available: 1
Grade: Staff Grade 4
Post Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Role Type: Environment & Sustainability
Salary Minimum: £28,785
This is an opportunity to join the Environment Agency within the area of Water Resources Planning as a Water Resources Planner working directly with the Water Industry. It is an exciting opportunity to join a team working with Water Companies, Internal colleagues as we work to secure sustainable water supplies beyond 2050. The role will require working directly with the Water Industry on their statutory requirements to build resilience at both Company and Regional level at a time of climate change and the challenges this brings at a local, regional, and national level.
The role will include working in & supporting virtual teams in the delivery of water resources work as well as an opportunity to develop your own skills, knowledge, and experience to enhance your career opportunities with the Environment Agency. You will provide administrative support to the wider teams as well as work on pieces of work in support of the wider aims and goals of the Environment Agency. There will be opportunities to broaden your experience by being part of a wide array of different groups working on People, HSW, EDI, where bringing people together will enhance the output and support the wider operation.
The teamwork with Water Companies on their statutory requirements to supply water to the Public, Agriculture & Industry within England’s borders alongside internal Environment Agency & External Partners colleagues such as Natural England. Our main customer are Water Companies within England.
The team influence and ensure the right investment and decisions are made by water companies to protect and enhance the immediate and longer-term future needs of water supply, the ecology, and the environment.
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a desire to join an organisation and team who are at the forefront of Water Resources planning., ideally you will have the drive and passion to learn new skills, develop your understanding of water resources planning.
- Effective communication skills.
- Educated to GCSE standard or Equivalent (C or 4 or above in GCSE English & Maths).
- Positive & Enthusiastic attitude.
- Able to respond positively to change.
- Able to work as part of a team or independently off your own initiative.
- A basic working knowledge of Microsoft applications, word, outlook & excel.
- Good data analysis skills.
- Experience of achieving work/tasks against timescales.
- Experience of working with customers.
Desirable but not essential
- Basic knowledge of Water resources work would be advantageous but not essential.
- Experience of using office 360, including SharePoint.
Contact and additional information
For further information contact Ian Robinson on 07785523277 or [email protected] . The role will require some travel and overnight stays to attend internal meetings and or collaborative working.
The team are dispersed across the country and work on a hybrid model at this time, a blend of home and office working.
Invite to interview will be based on the responses given by you to the competency questions asked.