EPR Installations Regulatory Officer - 11123

South East
Chichester , Romsey
Chichester Office, Romsey Office
Staff Grade 5
Full Time
Operational Delivery
At the Environment Agency we are looking for a senior Installations officer to regulate some of the most technical and complex permitted facilities in the Solent and South Downs area. You will work closely with the team’s Technical specialist to provide regulatory supervision of permitted facilities primarily in the Refineries and Chemicals sector.

The role will involve

On site assessment of compliance using tools such as auditing and inspections.
You will investigate non-compliances and potential offences (under EPR and COMAH) and follow our guidelines to apply appropriate enforcement responses. You will undertake desk based data analysis and review and will have an incident response role including testing of emergency response plans under COMAH. You will also be part of a national network of officers representing the area within the chemical and refineries sectors.
You'll join a team of experienced officers, who are dispersed across Solent and South Downs. Our primary aim is to ensure that industrial and complex waste sites operate in compliance with strict environmental standards for emissions and energy and resource efficiency.
This role requires someone with exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail, who can effectively prioritise a varied workload to tight deadlines and at times under pressure.

Ability to make decisions and solve problems, in situations where there is limited time and limited available information

Experience of environmental regulation in particular EPR and COMAH preferably within the chemical industry or Refineries

You will be an experienced environmental regulator or have extensive experience working in Industry

You will be confident a communicator at all levels within the Organisation and externally up to senior managers and Directors.

You will be able to process and interpret monitoring data to make sound and pragmatic decisions as part of a common sense approach to those we regulate.

You will have a relevant degree in a Scientific, Environmental or Engineering discipline

You will hold a relevant professional membership or Chartership for example IEMA, CIWEM, NEBOSH, CEnv
Mark Emery, EPR Installations Team Leader on 020 771 40204. Your role currently qualifies for a vehicle as you will need to attend remote field locations, sometimes at short notice.

28/06/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Influences and Persuades Others
Describe an occasion when you have needed to present case in a convincing and attractive way in order to win people over. Explain how you encouraged them to follow plans willingly; succeeding where logic and reason alone would fail.
Communicates Effectively
Describe on occasion where you are able to demonstrate your ability to listen and ask questions in order to understand a situation and engage with customers. In addition, consider how you have conveyed information and ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively through speech and writing
Takes Decisions and Solves Problems
Describe on occasion when you have needed to find and deliver an optimal solution by effectively analysing a broad range of information. Consider how you probed that information to develop alternatives resulting in sound and timely decisions.
Legislative Knowledge
Describe an occasion when you have applied a knowledge of statutory environmental and technical requirements to protect both the Environment Agency and the environment.
Valid driving licence
You will hold a relevant professional membership or Chartership for example IEMA, CIWEM, NEBOSH, CEnv
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.

We are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.

We also have a Guaranteed Interview Policy to support those with a disability who are seeking employment. We have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

The Environment Agency, as a Non-Departmental Public Body, is committed to providing value for money and utilises Central Government frameworks and contracts for all external recruitment needs. For this reason, we are unable to engage with the market directly through post, email or phone calls . Should you wish to become a support supplier on one of these frameworks or contracts please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/become-a-crown-commercial-service-supplier/becoming-a-supplier-through-the-crown-commercial-service-what-you-need-to-know for more information.

This Vacancy is closed to applications.