Technical Officer (Groundwater and Hydrology)

Environment Agency

West Malling, United Kingdom 🇬🇧

ob description  

Working alongside Hydrologists, Hydrogeologists and Water Resources colleagues you will provide technical advice and support:

• Management of Environment Agency hydrological monitoring station network and assets
• Abstraction Licence Strategies and Resources Assessment
• Water Framework Directive hydrology assessments
• Drought Incident Management
• Abstraction Regulation Management
• Planning application consultation
• Working with customers and partners such as water companies, consultants, catchment groups, developers,
Rivers Trusts, Natural England and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology.

The Kent and South London Groundwater and Hydrology team bring together Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Water Resource specialists in an a high performing and professional environment. A population of 6 million and increasing growth in the South East continues to challenge the balance between the natural environment and resources, with the team being primarily responsible for regulating and managing sustainable abstraction across Kent and South London.

• Academic qualifications of minimum degree level (or equivalent), in a relevant environmental discipline
• Hydrological and/or Hydrogeological experience
• Produce and effectively interpret data to support evidence
• Communicate across a wide network of audiences
• An understanding of water resources management and regulation, as well as the wider Environment Agency business

Closing Date: 4th February 2018 at 23:55 hours

The role will be based in Orchard House, Addington, West Malling, Kent ME19 5SH and interviews will be held on 19th February 2018. Fixed term contract ending 31st March 2019.

For further details please contact Christopher Di Marco on 02084747194
or by email: [email protected]