Officer, Environment Team

Officer, Environment Team  

Closing date: 12 December 2022
Location: Cardiff
Salary: £31,490 - £34,902 (Grade 5)
Contract type: 
• 200963 - Fixed Term appointment until 30 June 2023 
• 200965 - Fixed Term appointment until 4 September 2023 
Work pattern: 37 hours, Monday - Friday
Post numbers: 200963, 200965

Job Description 

Environment Team activities lie at the heart of delivering the Sustainable Management of our Natural Resources in Wales and tackling the Climate and Nature Emergencies. 

As an officer within an Environment Team, you would have a focus on the water environment helping the team deliver improvements to the rivers and their catchments within the Cwm Taf and Bridgend areas. The work will include incident management, regulation and compliance linked to Water Resources, Land or Water Quality. Implementation of regulatory and supporting partnership solutions and projects that deliver environmental outcomes on the ground, including Water Framework Directive

You will be field, and office based, you will need to write reports, collect evidence and engage with a variety of stakeholders in the private and public sectors. The ability to communicate well both in writing and verbally is therefore essential for this role.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and professional officer who can work at a fast pace, often to tight deadlines and who is able to effectively prioritise their workload to deliver more for the environment.  If this sounds like you – apply now!

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of the following: 

1. A good working knowledge of environment management, agriculture, fisheries, conservation or biodiversity, with focused experience in one of these distinct areas of the team remit. 
2. An understanding of how these multi-functional teams can contribute to the sustainable management of natural resources. 
3. Ensure continuing professional and personal development, expertise and competence through formal and informal learning and certification.
4. Strong and effective self-management and organisational skills.   
5. The ability to influence, negotiate and gain cooperation of others. Experience of dealing successfully with difficult people/situations is important.
6. The ability to use specialised IT systems, such as GIS or NRW customised applications.
7. Able to work well as part of a team.
8. Hold a current full UK valid licence to drive NRW fleet vehicles. (cars and vans) 

This role will offer a range of benefits, including:

• Agile and flexible working 
• Civil Service Pension Scheme offering employer contributions of 26.6% to 30.3%
• 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days
• Generous leave entitlements for all your life needs
• Health and wellbeing benefits and support
• Weekly well-being hour to use as you choose

Closing Date:
12/12/2022

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