Project Support Officer - 23405

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London, South East
London
Rivers House Crossness
Staff Grade 3
Permanent
Full Time, Part Time
Operational Delivery
£24,213
We are looking for motivated professionals who are keen to develop within the Regulated Industry part of our business. They will support the teams with the many and varied tasks associated with regulating industry. The emphasis of the posts are on compliance work and technical administrative work.

The works includes:

• Coordinating/assisting with Regulated Industry area debt recovery.
• Complete Compliance Assessment Report (CAR) forms for non-site visit compliance activities including technical compliance checks/waste returns/management system reviews.
• Receive/respond to enquiries, acting as a point of contact for the teams, to ensure that all requests are tracked/responded to in an appropriate and timely manner.
• Support on incident response
• Support on Environmental Permitting Regulations high profile sites
• Providing/maintaining efficient systems.
• External liaison with customers/permitting teams
• Maintaining public registers and permit records
• Compiling monitoring returns
• Provide general administrative support for compliance work including arranging and assisting with the supervision of intervention days.
• Assist Environment Officers with investigatory work such as intelligence checks prior to site inspections and maintaining MEMEX
• Help Team Leaders to track compliance with Health & Safety requirements including maintenance of PPE.
• Act as a central point for procurement.
You will work across Regulated Industry who manage a large number of Environmental Permits across waste and process industry. The team is motivated in achieving outcomes for the environment and community we serve and we would welcome an individual with the same aspirations. The post will be based at Abbey Wood, South London, and some travel to other offices will be needed.
• Qualifications required GCSE or equivalent
• Motivated individual who is capable of problem solving/working with both internal/external customers.
• Must be thorough in their work to allow our data and systems to be accurate and up to date.
• Competent with Microsoft Office and computer literacy essential.
• Ability to communicate effectively with internal colleagues and external customers.
• The successful candidate will enjoy working with people, and have a positive attitude.
• No direct responsibility for others and no requirement to train/develop others.
• The jobholder has freedom to decide which tasks to do first, or the order in which they are to be done but will be guided by the Team Leader or Senior officers.
• Carries out a combination of assigned tasks, mainly unsupervised, but guided.
• There is some need for combining existing ideas in new ways or adapting existing routines or practices.
The Environment Agency is a Category 1 responder, you'll be expected to participate in the standby rota in response to incidents and a wider role during an incident which may include out of hours working.

These are fixed term roles working up to 37 hours per week. The role will attract Outer London weighting at £1,873.

For further details please contact Sean Coleman on 02030256288 or email sean.coleman@environment-agency.gov.uk

Interviews will be held w/c 5th September 2022.

We are fully committed to having an 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.

21/08/2022, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Takes Decisions and Solves Problems
Please note we do not assess CVs. It is your answers given to the questions below that will be used for interview selection so ensure you draw out your skills and experience in your response. We encourage you to refer to our "EA capability dictionary" which can be viewed by searching online using any web browser.

Please provide an example of a time you have demonstrated the competency set out below (the answer you provide will be assessed as part of your application):

Finds and delivers optimal solutions by effectively analysing all the information, probing to develop alternatives and taking sound and timely decisions.
Works in Teams
Please note we do not assess CVs. It is your answers given to the questions below that will be used for interview selection so ensure you draw out your skills and experience in your response. We encourage you to refer to our "EA capability dictionary" which can be viewed by searching online using any web browser.

Please provide an example of a time you have demonstrated the competency set out below (the answer you provide will be assessed as part of your application):

Works co-operatively as part of a team to achieve common goals.

Your work could come from 5 teams in 3 different office locations. Please tell us how you would track and prioritise the work you are given.
Achieves Results
Please note we do not assess CVs. It is your answers given to the questions below that will be used for interview selection so ensure you draw out your skills and experience in your response. We encourage you to refer to our "EA capability dictionary" which can be viewed by searching online using any web browser.

Please provide an example of a time you have demonstrated the competency set out below (the answer you provide will be assessed as part of your application):

Sets and delivers high work standards, demonstrates the drive to meet targets.
Prioritises and organises tasks and resources to ensure timely achievement of results on your behalf and others

Explain a time when you have achieved an outcome with limited instruction.
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.