Pollution Network Scientist

Pollution Network Scientist








Operations Centre, Bath


£33,000 to £44,000 salary dependent on experience




40 hours per week

Are you seeking an exciting opportunity to develop your scientific knowledge with a leading organisation? If so, we have the perfect job for you.

Wessex Water supplies water to 1.3 million people in the south west and treats waste for 2.7 million customers. Our scientists are important members of the operations team ensuring the sites achieve the required quality standards in the most efficient manner. 

You will be focussed on providing support to Network teams for pollution events. You will ensure correct response on the ground, helping with the Environmental Agency, evidence gathering, training and technical support to field teams when dealing with network pollutions. 

You will be an excellent communicator helping to engage and educate on the importance of pollution and flooding prevention. 

Ideally you will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a science or engineering based subject with experience of the Water Industry. You will need to hold a full driving licence. 

In return we offer a range of benefits including:

* Defined contribution pension scheme

* Financial and development support for further relevant qualifications

* Qualification linked pay increments

* 24 days holiday rising to 28 with length of service

* Life cover

* Tax-free childcare government scheme

* CycletoWork scheme

* Paid volunteering leave

* Discounts and cashback scheme from more than 1,200 high street and online suppliers

Sound interesting? Please apply by clicking APPLY below quoting job reference REQ002892. The closing date is 4 October 2019. 

Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check. 

We're happy to talk flexible working - in association with Working Families

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