Environmental Advisor

Yorkshire Water

Bradford, West Yorkshire
£23,944 - £29,931 (dependent on experience)

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Sectors: water & hydrology, ecology

Closing date: Sunday, 25th February 2018   6 days left

Salary & Benefits £23,944 - £29,931 (dependent on experience) + attractive pension + quarterly performance related bonus + 25 days holiday + onsite Gym

As you will be required to travel to different YW locations a full valid EU driving licence is essential.

The role will be based in Bradford.

The Environmental Assessment team is responsible for an exciting programme of work including ecological investigations, biosecurity, delivery of environmental schemes and developing partnerships to achieve wider benefits.

We ensure that the business understands its environmental duties and obligations and we are always looking for the best outcome that balances the needs of the environment and the expectations of our customers.

As an Environmental Advisor in the Environmental Assessment team you will lead or support in the following areas:

  • planning and delivery of environmental (clean water) investigations and schemes working closely with our framework consultants and operational colleagues
  • providing expert advice to the business on environmental issues
  • supporting the development of a robust Asset Management Plan submission, using sound science to inform future investment.

What skills are we looking for?

A self-motivated, enthusiastic team player with excellent organisational skills. You will have experience of building and maintaining effective internal and external relationships along with experience of project and budget management.

Great communication skills are vital as you will work with a diverse range of people around the business as well as with contractors, consultants and environmental regulators and other stakeholders.

Applicants will have a working knowledge of environmental science and legislation and its application to strategic plans and a good knowledge of the main functions of a water company. Therefore a degree in a relevant discipline is essential.

Most importantly, you should have a keen interest in the environment and business and want to make a difference to the watercourses of Yorkshire. 

What’s in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel that this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then apply online and complete the application process and submit your covering letter and CV.

Closing Date: 25th February 2018
Interview Date: W/c 5th March 2018

Yorkshire Water reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire we make sure that all 5.2 million people living in the region have clean safe drinking water on tap and their waste water taken away. But for us it's so much more than this.

We care passionately about the environments and communities in which we work; we always look for new innovative ways to do things that deliver great value for our business and deliver the service our customers want and expect.

Our customers are at the heart of what we do and how we do things. We work best as a company to deliver this when we work together - team work, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are inherent within our 3000 people who work 24/7 365 days a year to keep Yorkshire's water flowing.

We are a business that has its eye on the future, planning to look after Yorkshire's water, today, tomorrow and always.

Yorkshire Water values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

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