Digital Recruitment Campaign

North West, South East, South West
Bristol , Warrington
Richard Fairclough House, Horizon House
Staff Grade 6
Information Technology
Are you a Digital Expert? Do you want to play an important part in changing how we do things, and improving our customer’s experience?

Building a digital future for the Environment Agency, Defra and our customers. That means big changes to how our services and technologies are designed and delivered.

Our digital services allow our customers to manage their businesses, including tracking their livestock, applying for licenses and monitoring their local flood risk.

We’re recruiting into the following roles:
• Delivery Manager
• User Interface Designer
• Digital Tester
• Digital Developer
• Web Ops Engineer
• User Researcher
You’ll benefit from being part of a supportive, diverse and customer-focused team. We’ll invest in your professional development and work with you to design your future. Our flexible working arrangements mean that you can maintain a healthy work-life balance. And, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that your work helps create a better place to live.
Working with Environment Agency and Defra staff at all levels, you’ll apply your skills and experience to understand our customer’s requirements, design digital solutions and deliver real change for an organisation that makes a difference.

We are looking for individuals with proven experience of digital and agile projects to come and work with us as we build a digital future for Defra. We have a number of exciting opportunities that are each dynamic, challenging and rewarding.

For more information on the roles and skills required please refer to the candidate pack.
When it comes to applying, you need to email the following to
A copy of your CV
Cover letter
Equality and Diversity Form

Our selection process is based on skills, experience and capabilities. We’re keen to know what makes you right for the job you’re applying for and why we should ask you in for an interview. Your cover letter is your chance to convince us! You should demonstrate how your skills, qualities and experience meet the requirements of the job (as described in the candidate pack).

There are 20 posts available in Bristol, Warrington or Weybridge.

Closing date for applications: 26 June 2016.

Interviews will be held during July.

If you have a specific question on these roles please email

26/06/2016, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
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 for more information.

This Vacancy is closed to applications.