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Installations Officer - Process Industry and Radioactive Substances

Environment Agency
Welwyn Garden City
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

Environment Agency

Installations Officer - Process Industry and Radioactive Substances

Salary: £37,462

Region: South East, East of England, London

City/Town: Welwyn Garden City

As an Installations Officer, you'll have the chance to make a real difference in protecting our environment and people. You will be responsible for regulating process industry sectors such as Incineration, Combustion, chemicals and Food and Drink - it's your opportunity to influence change and ensure best practice! Plus with 50% of your time devoted to enforcing rules on sites using non-nuclear radioactive substances, your efforts in this cutting-edge role will make an impact on current trends - not only now but for future generations. Get ready for inspections, where meeting new people from different organisations are guaranteed; this position offers both exciting challenges along with countless opportunities!

You will undertake a range of site-based inspections and audits together with assessment of emissions and other monitoring data to check compliance against permit conditions and other environmental legislation.

What do you need

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Significant regulatory and/or industrial experience from a range of industries (process industries or radioactive substances) and/or significant experience in a technical, scientific, medical or civil engineering (e.g. landfill, civil or chemical) background/workplace.
  • The ability to interpret legislation or required technical standards and know how to comply with them. A willingness to lead on a specific sector and guide your colleagues on what needs to be delivered. Great influencing and communication skills. An ability to manage multiple demands on time, work independently and take responsibility for sites and companies you will account manage for permit compliance. The ability to write reports, interpret data, and make risk-based decisions. The capacity to take initiative and use a continuous improvement approach would be welcomed. Computer literacy is essential, as is a full UK driving licence. Membership of a relevant professional body is beneficial.

What you will get:

  • Annual salary £37,462
  • Training, support for professional development Wellbeing programmes Employee benefits Flexible hybrid working hour27 days annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays

Where you will work

As part of the Installations/Radioactive Substances Regulation team, you will be shaping and improving environmental conditions in Hertfordshire and North London as well as Kent and South London. We face unique environmental problems every day as well as liaise with industry leaders and local communities. Join us to make a real difference today!

Our Welwyn Garden City office has a hybrid model allowing individuals to work either at home or at our office (a minimum number of days in the office per week will be agreed with your line manager - dependent on business needs and reviewed periodically).

Contact and Additional Information

At the Environment Agency, we go above and beyond when it comes to diversity—we seek out new perspectives, welcome different experiences and promote inclusivity both within our staff team as well as wider communities. We're on a mission to create lasting change for people's lives across every corner of society.

Responding to incidents is a central part of what we do. You will be required to have an incident role and make yourself available to respond to incidents, or provide business continuity support during an incident. This may attract an additional payment and full training and workplace adjustments will be available to support you with your incident role.

The information in the candidate pack is available and should be read in conjunction with the advert to understand key accountabilities and skills for success in this role.

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Closing date: 26 September 2023, 23:55 hours.

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