Sectors: environmental management
Closing date: Saturday, 9th July 2022
We are the Environment Agency. We work with government, local councils, businesses, and communities to make our environment cleaner, safer, and healthier for people and wildlife. We tackle the effects and causes of climate change, perhaps the most serious long-term threat to the environment that we face.
As an environment officer in one of our operational teams, you will make a real difference on issues such as water quality, pollution, water company regulation, and water resources.
Using excellent communication skills, you will influence and persuade people and businesses to take actions to improve and protect the environment. You will make routine site inspections, lead major pollution investigations, and deliver desk-based regulatory work.
A typical week may involve:
We are looking to recruit several Environment Officers to work across our area.
You'll have the minimum of an A-Level in a relevant discipline, or equivalent work experience. A degree in a scientific or environmental subject is desirable, although not essential. You may be a new graduate or looking for a change of career and looking to protect the environment and make a difference.
Whilst relevant work experience would be an advantage, it’s much less important to us than your
ability to demonstrate the key skills/qualities we’re looking for. You'll enjoy working
outdoors and from an Office.
You'll possess great communication skills and enjoy working with people from all backgrounds, in sometimes challenging situations. Your passion for the environment will help you work with others to achieve outcomes locally.
Contact and additional information
The Environment Officer role is a career grade position with a starting salary of £23,446 which
increases as you move through the training. Please see candidate pack for further information
about the role, salary and benefits we offer.
We provide the training you need, so if you have these qualities and would like to have a
career working in a role that helps make a difference to our environment, we welcome your
A Full UK driving licence is essential.
The Environment Agency are committed to having an inclusive workforce and we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
If you'd like to find out more about these roles please contact:
[email protected] (tel:02084745894)
Interviews are scheduled in August 2022. Start dates from September 2022.