Officer 2, Environment Team

Officer 2,  Environment Team

• Location: Cross Hands.

• Grade & Salary: 5 £30,120 rising to 33,383 over four years

• Post number: 200766

• Type of contract: 12 months Maternity cover

• Work pattern: 37 hours, full time.

• Closing date: 15 December 2019

Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose

Sustainable Management of Natural Resources (SMNR) – our Organisations’ purpose - lies at the heart of everything we do. Everyone in NRW has a role to play in achieving SMNR and within that NRW’s role in ensuring ecosystems resilience underpins wider wellbeing in Wales.

The post holder will play a defined role to achieve sustainable management of natural resources SMNR through the delivery of the multi-functional team remit at place. Post holders will contribute specific technical expertise to the team in at least one of the following areas of work;

Environment Management work including 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.

Protected Sites Management. Direct regulation through assenting and consenting of activities, and securing effective pro-active management through advice, guidance and developing management agreements and partnerships.

Delivering either NRWs Biodiversity or Fisheries remit, strategy and priorities through provision of internal advice to other teams, functions or Directorates, as well as direct or partnership delivery of projects and mitigation schemes that protect or improve the environment."

Qualifications and Skills

• 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. 

• An understanding of how these multi-functional teams can contribute to the sustainable management of natural resources,

• Ensure continuing professional and personal development, expertise and competence through formal and informal learning and certification.

• Strong and effective self-management and organisational skills.

• The ability to influence, negotiate and gain cooperation of others. Experience of dealing successfully with difficult people / situations is important. The ability to use specialised IT systems, such as GIS or NRW customised applications.

• Able to work well as part of a team.

• Hold a current full UK valid licence to drive NRW fleet vehicles (cars and vans)

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