Enviorment Technician

6 days left

Recruiter
Interpersonnel UK Limited
Location
Dover
Salary
£18000 - £24000/annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
28 Sep 2020
Closes
05 Oct 2020
Ref
1705080498
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Environment Technician Reporting to: Head of Safety £18-24K DOE Dover Interpersonnel Recruitment are pleased to be recruiting for our client based in Dover who are seeking an experienced Environment Technician to join their team at the earliest opportunity Job Purpose To assist with the management of the Board’s Environmental Management System and undertake environmental monitoring within the Harbour and it’s approaches in order to provide satisfactory and safe environmental service. Duties of the Post Holder  To assist with the management of the ISO14001 Environmental Management System and carrying out environmental audits and inspections.  To monitor all environmental occurrences, investigate where required and contribute to monthly statistical reports.  To undertake or assist with routine, regular and periodic environmental surveys using the established procedures and techniques to obtain data on water quality, trawling, benthic fauna, algae, ornithology, terrestrial ecology, littoral surveying and air monitoring from designated sites within the port to ensure that environmental baselines are being complied with.  To work with Cruise department to ensure monitoring of their waste and other activities is within guidelines.  To visit cruise ships and liaise with their Environment officer and quayside staff to inspect waste offloading and support following waste handling best practice to promote recycling and reduce landfill waste.  To monitor the Board’s established environmental baselines, report against these and to revise them from time-to-time in accordance with legislative changes.  To check and control waste paperwork to ensure compliance with waste laws.  To respond to environmental incidents, emergencies or adhoc needs within the port by undertaking additional sampling and analysis as required.  To maintain in a methodical, efficient and up-to-date state, the GIS database and filing system, ensuring that all items are correctly logged and cross-referenced and that the data is inputted in the manner laid down in the operating manual.  To have a good working knowledge of marine related laws, to be conversant with the Health and Safety at Work and other such legislation as are appropriate to the working environment.  To take part in the Environment team’s environmental awareness training and public engagement activities as and when required.  To assist with updating managers on changes in environmental legislation which are relevant to their responsibilities and activities in order to ensure compliance with statutory environmental requirements and best practice.  To ensure that all personnel working with the post-holder carry out their duties safely, reliably and efficiently.  To prepare reports and publications as directed.  To assess and write risk assessments.  In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to perform other duties assigned by SHEQ managers from time-to-time. Such duties will, however, be reasonable in relation to the jobholder’s skills, ability and status.  To comply with environmental instructions and to identify potential risks to the environment, or areas where environmental impact can be reduced.  To comply with all the safety instructions and to accept responsibility for your own safety and the safety of other who may be affected by what you do. To identify potential risks in the work area, and to report such risks promptly to management.  To be part of the on call rota ESSENTIAL DESIRABLE Relevant Qualifications BSc in Environmental, Marine Environmental or Science Discipline. PIEMA or willing to work towards it. Field and practical experience in environmental monitoring Experience of auditing To be familiar with and have knowledge of marine environmental management and monitoring techniques. To have an understanding of the relationships between species, ecosystems, habitats and the natural and anthropogenic causes and influences on them. To be familiar with environmental law Have a general knowledge and understanding of GIS. To have an understanding of the relationship between the weather and ocean conditions. To have a background knowledge of coastal hydrography. Experience of waste compliance Experience of water sampling and analysis of results General Skills and Abilities General computer skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Ability to work near/on the water and on floating craft. Ability to communicate easily and with confidence. Ability to work methodically and with attention to detail. Ability to conduct statistical analysis for reporting Ability to write reports Ability to meet deadlines Full UK Driving Licence Good public speaker with the ability to deliver training courses/presentations. Physically able to climb in and out of small vessels To have a flexible approach to work and the working environment. For further information regarding this role please call Martine Cripps at Interpersonnel Recruitment Interpersonnel are operating as an Employment Agency for our client for this particular role. By applying you give consent for your data to be handled and processed under GDPR Legislation for the purpose of your current employment search. We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. Interpersonnel is an equal opportunities employer. Our all current vacancies are on our website

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