Environmental Crime Officer - Major Investigation Room - 12290

Staff Grade 4
Full Time
Environmental Crime Officer in The Major Investigation Room at Solihull to be re-located to Central Birmingham from February 2020. Being part of a team performing a variety of roles, including the registering of documents, indexing material, dealing with the management of exhibits, preparing disclosure schedules under the provisions of The Criminal Procedures and Investigation Act 1996 and case building and preparation. As part of the team you will be responsible for investigating Organised Crime Groups who are primarily involved with large scale illegal deposits of waste throughout England. The Major Investigation Room utilizes The Powercase system using a set of Administrative procedures which enables the Senior Investigating Manager to direct and control the course of the investigation.
On occasions you will be required to visit various Environment Agency offices to offer support and assistance to area based colleagues investigating serious and significant offences.
Initially you will be trained as an Indexer within the MIR.
The Major Investigation Room staffing currently consists of five team members performing an assortment of roles. These include Allocator/Receiver, Indexer, Exhibits Officer, Disclosure Officer and Case Builder. The team are part of The Environment Agency's National Enforcement Service which provides support through several disciplines which includes prevention and disruption, intelligence and Investigations.
Exceptional organisational skills, display excellent verbal and written communication skills, show attention to detail when recording information to support the investigation, deal with working under pressure and prioritize a varied workload, integrate into a team and demonstrate a strong health, safety and wellbeing principles.
Team Leader of The Major Investigation Room is Ashley Rose.
Contact details are email- ashley.rose@environment-agency.gov.uk and telephone-07789 618 113

22/09/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Communicates Effectively
Able to communicate effectively both verbally and written to a high standard,displaying a high degree of attention to detail.
Legislative Knowledge
Have a practical understanding of the functionality of a Major Investigation Room including the provisions of the Criminal Procedures and Investigation Act 1996.
Uses Initiative
Able to work with a minimum of supervision and make decisions relating to taking the investigation forward.
Full United Kingdom driving licence preferred.
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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