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Natural Resources Wales

Integrated Workforce Team Member x 3

Location: Cross Hands
Grade & Salary: £21,065 - £23,008 (Grade 2)
Post number: 200685, 200372, 200687
Type of contract:
200685: Permanent
200372: Permanent
200687: Fixed Term Appointment until 31 March 2023 with the potential for extension and the possibility of permanency subject to appropriate funding
Work pattern: 9-Day fortnight

Closing date: 29 November 2022

Role Purpose

We have a great opportunity to join the Integrated Workforce team in South West Wales. The geographical area for the day-to-day work is in the South West Area covers Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea & Neath Port Talbot. Ideally you will live within 30 - 45 minutes from our operational hub in Crosshands in Carmarthenshire. You will be field based and will be provided with a vehicle or collected from an agreed location within the South West area to get to the work site across the South West Wales area

You will join a team that are passionate about what they do. You’ll help to deliver maintenance and capital works on NRW assets. These assets include flood risk assets like flood embankments, and you’ll be helping to keep the rivers in South West Wales free of obstructions that can increase the risk of flooding. You’ll also work on other assets managed by NRW. The role is outdoors in all types of weather and physically demanding. The ability to operate equipment such as hand-held tools, which may include mowers, strimmer’s, chainsaws & other vegetation management equipment is an important element of the role. Experience in these areas of work will be an advantage.

You will have to follow work plans relating to your work and use IT equipment and complete site related documents and daily check forms electronically or manually.

As part of the team, you’ll take part in an incident response standby rota and provide out of hours cover. 

Qualifications and Skills

  1. Relevant Operators licences for tools, machinery and plant or work towards achieving.
  2. IOSH Working Safely.
  3. ICT competence (Basic level)
  4. Emergency First Aid +F.
  5. Previous forestry, construction, agricultural, environmental or plant operators experience is desirable.
  6. This is a physically demanding role so reasonable levels of fitness are required.
  7. Confident working in and near water.
  8. Basic literacy and numeracy skills are required for the role. GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English and Maths are essential.
  9. Full UK driving licence ideally to include cat B + E. (trailer tow)

This role will offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Agile and flexible working
  • Civil Service Pension Scheme offering employer contributions of 26.6% to 30.3%
  • 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days
  • Generous leave entitlements for all your life needs
  • Health and wellbeing benefits and support
  • Weekly well-being hour to use as you choose

To apply, please visit our website.

Closing Date: 29/11/2022  Location: Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

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