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Specialist Team Member

The Environment Agency
East of England, London, North East, North West, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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About our agency

If you’re part of the Environment Agency (EA), you’re part of the solution. Working with us means protecting and improving the environment for generations to come, tackling issues of national importance across a huge variety of disciplines. We’re based in over 14 areas across England, and our responsibilities span major industry regulation, flood defences, land contamination, water quality, fisheries and conservation. Such a broad scope of work calls for diverse, multi-skilled teams and exceptional leadership: together, we’ll promote sustainable growth, tackle climate change and secure a better future for everyone.

Your role with us

You’ll be at the heart of our efforts in responding to flooding and environmental incidents both day and night. With an emergency 24/7 rota in place, you’ll take part in the efforts our Field Operations Team take to protect the communities we serve across the country at all times.

As a Specialist Team Member, you’ll work closely with your Team Leader to plan, schedule and resource all relevant work to complete our busy maintenance programme. You’ll actively monitor the work we do to ensure its operational status is maintained to a high standard. As well as being responsible for all project paperwork you’ll work collaboratively across our sites to keep all operations compliant with legal requirements.

Who we’re looking for

With all the relevant qualifications and a full driving licence, we’re looking for a knowledgeable, organised and inclusive individual. Someone who can seamlessly come in an influence how we work. With strong experience managing health and safety on construction and maintenance sites, you’ll pair a firm understanding of Rick Assessment Method Statements with strong IT skills.

You’ll be taking on a busy, sometimes complex workload so you’ll need to possess composure when working to tight deadlines and/or in emergency situations.

Your benefits with us

We pride ourselves on a sense of community and support. That goes for our careers, too – whatever your goals, we’ll support you with exceptional coaching and mentoring while giving you opportunities to thrive. And, as a Civil Service employee, you’ll be able to take advantage of all kinds of benefits, including generous annual leave, flexible working, childcare and travel allowances, staff networks and clubs, onsite facilities and a Civil Service pension.


The Environment Agency work to create better places for people and wildlife and support sustainable development. We are an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

We are inspiring the people we work with to help the country to not only survive but thrive through the challenges of a changing climate. We want to keep people safe and protect the things that matter to us all – our natural spaces, our wildlife and our future.


Climate Change is the biggest challenge we face. Our Climate Ambition is to create a net zero nation that is resilient to climate change. Putting it at the heart of all we do will help us and the country become better prepared for the impacts of climate change whilst taking action to prevent further climate change from happening. t to action to prevent further climate change from happening.


 We are committed to making our organisation as diverse as the environment and represents the communities we serve. Our society and environment are changing, bringing us new challenges all the time. We know we need a diverse workforce to help us deliver better for the different communities we serve.


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