Analysis & Reporting Officer – 10749
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Richard Fairclough House
Staff Grade 4
Environment & Sustainability
We are seeking two experienced Environmental Monitoring Officers to contribute to our program of work, including undertaking laboratory analysis of macro-invertebrates samples to mixed taxonomic level, interpreting and reporting this data and investigating pollution incidents.
You should be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in at least two of the following key skills;
The Analysis & Reporting Team is currently in a period of transition, adopting new ways of working following a recent review of environmental monitoring activities within the Environment Agency. A willingness to embrace new skills as well develop existing ones is therefore essential in order to meet our future responsibilities.
The Analysis & Reporting team, based in Warrington, is responsible for making sure that our chemistry and ecology monitoring programs collect the information we need to support a variety of legislative, national and local requirements. The team consists of officers skilled at both field and laboratory based work and, through robust interpretation, turning our raw monitoring data into evidence. This evidence informs the wider business and ultimately helps to drive positive environmental outcomes.
Contact and additional information
Closing Date: 15th May 2019 at 23:55 hours As well as Competency questions you will also be asked technical questions to gain an understanding for your suitability for the role. For further information, please contact Ruth Pilling, Analysis and Reporting Team Leader on or by email: . Please note a full driving licence is required to carry out this role.
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Data and Information Management
Demonstrate awareness of good data and information management.
Sets and delivers high work standards, demonstrates the drive to meet targets. Prioritises and organises tasks and resources to ensure timely achievement of results. Able to deliver work which has a tangible and beneficial end result. You can demonstrate the success and value of your work (for example, in contributing to positive environmental outcomes).
Takes Decisions and Solves Problems
Finds and delivers optimal solutions by effectively analysing all the information, probing to develop alternatives and taking sound and timely decisions. Willing and able to take responsibility for delivery of work where, for example, issues or unusual circumstances arise. Self-motivated and confident to see delivery of work programs through to their end.
Role specific license requirements
Full Driving License
If you are applying from the Civil Service please note that the Environment Agency is not a part of HM Civil Service and you would not be a Crown Servant in the event of being appointed. Therefore, you will not be eligible for continuous service. For applicants who currently work in local government or other bodies listed in the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc) (Modification) Order 1999, you may be eligible for continuous service for the purpose of calculating any future redundancy payment. If you are unsure of your status then you should contact your own HR Team.
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Employment Type: Permanent