Number of jobs available: 2
Region: West Midlands
City/Town: Kidderminster, Shrewsbury, Fradley
Grade: Staff Grade 4
Post Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
Role Type: Operational Delivery
Salary Minimum: £28,785
Do you have a good knowledge of agriculture regulations and want to improve our environment? Are you able to come up with new ideas?
We are looking for Agricultural Regulatory Inspection Officers to Test Approaches to Regulation of Agriculture, (Project TARA). You will be part of a national project but based in the West Midlands Agricultural Team.
We are looking for dynamic individuals with understanding of agriculture. You will undertake regulatory inspections using established Environment Agency methods and trialling new methods. These could include remote sensing and working with other organisations.
You will use advice led regulation but be willing to take stronger enforcement action when necessary, such as seeking a prosecution. Our focus is on regulation of the Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil Regulations, the Farming Rules for Water Regulations to drive improvements in water quality.
In this role you will be:
As a team member in the Environment Agency’s Area Agricultural Regulation Team, based at various locations in the West Midlands, you will carry out targeted farm inspections to help improve farmer behaviours with respect to their local environment. You will be part of an operational team that is integral to delivering environmental improvements. Your work will be field based and desk based, you will also respond to environmental incidents.
The following skills are essential:
Experience of regulating farms is desirable.
You must have:
We welcome applications for part-time hours to support flexible working.
Contact and additional information
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These roles will be based at Environment Agency locations in the West Midlands. Please specify which local office you would prefer to be based in. Vehicle transport (e.g., hire car) will be provided to allow site inspections.
The Environment Agency values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community who wish to join a workforce which embraces difference and welcomes everyone.
For enquires please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 11/08/2022, 23:55 hours
Interviews will be hosted by video in August/September.
Closing Date: 11/08/2022 Location: Kidderminster, Shrewsbury, Fradley