Hydrology Technical Officer 1 - 12364

South East
Reading , Wallingford
Kings Meadow House, Red Kite House
Staff Grade 4
Full Time
Environment & Sustainability, Science, Analytical
We’re looking for an enthusiastic hydrologist who can apply their knowledge and skills to help us to regulate and improve the water environment of Thames Area. Your role will be to analyse, interpret and report on hydrology data for water resources activities in Thames Area. This will include contributing to the production of the water situation report, carrying out quality assurance of river flow data and technical assessments into the impact of water abstractions on river flows. You’ll work closely with your hydrology team members and also with internal and external customers and partners.
We are seeking a motivated team member to join the Groundwater Resources and Hydrology team in Thames Area. The team’s hydrogeologists and hydrologists provide technical expertise and advice on a range of water resource management projects including Water Framework Directive, Catchment Abstraction Management Strategies, Restoring Sustainable Abstraction programme and determining water resources permits.
You’ll have a degree in geography or environmental sciences and ideally have a MSc in a related subject to hydrology. You’ll have an understanding of hydrology concepts, data and techniques. Alongside this you’ll have experience of the analysis and interpretation of data and information to inform decision making and problem solving. You’ll be expected to be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word along with ArcGIS. You’ll also be a confident communicator and be able to convey information and ideas clearly. You will deliver work to high standards and be able to prioritise and organise tasks to achieve results.
You will need to carry out site visits and sometimes travel between offices, so you will need a full UK driving licence. For further details then please contact Emma Cross by email at emma.cross@environment-agency.gov.uk or phone 02030259636.

02/10/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Data and Information Management
Monitor, analyses, interprets and reports on hydrological data and information.
Communicates Effectively
Listens and questions to understand and engage. Conveys information and ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively through speech and writing
Achieves Results
Sets and delivers high work standards, demonstrates the drive to meet targets. Prioritises and organises tasks and resources to ensure timely achievement of results
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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This Vacancy is closed to applications.