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Planning and Biodiversity Adviser - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Remuneration: up to £27,000pa 
Location: Brooke House, The Green, Ashbocking, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 9JY
Closing Date: 31 July
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


We have an exciting new opportunity to play a key role in influencing the planning system in Suffolk, to ensure the best outcomes for biodiversity.

There are currently a number of Nationally Important Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) associated with the Suffolk coast relating to energy generation and transfer into the grid. These include the proposal for a new nuclear power station at Sizewell and offshore wind installations and their onshore infrastructure, as well as opportunities for electricity exchange with other parts of Europe; there are also plans to upgrade the grid in other parts of Suffolk.

Responding to Local Plan consultations is a key area of our work. This post will ensure that plan policies are robust in protecting and enhancing biodiversity and that site allocations avoid sites of biodiversity interest and maximise opportunities for biodiversity gain. Reviewing and responding to large planning applications will also form part of the role.

Working in the Conservation team, the Planning and Biodiversity Adviser will play a key part in assisting with the delivery of a range conservation projects and will be actively encouraged to develop expertise in one or more specific areas.

The nature of this role means that a full driving licence is essential.

Contact details

If you are interested in applying then please email your application form to

Unfortunately due to the volume of applicants we are unable to respond individually.

Interview date: 5pm, Monday 5th August, 2019


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Ecologist - Bord Na Mona (New Business Unit)

Remuneration: not disclosed 
Location: Bord Na Mona, Leabeg, Boora, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, Ireland 
Closing Date: 1 August
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


Company details: 
Bord na Móna is developing new sustainable businesses, that will deliver greater returns for its employees and the wider community.  Eighty years ago Bord na Móna committed itself to delivering a new industry for Ireland using our indigenous resources. We are now looking for you to help us deploy 21st Century technologies as our company fulfils its original mission as it delivers a new sustainable future.

Our new business unit is committed to creating and supporting a sustainable business and supporting jobs in the Midlands. Currently, we are working with Bord Iascaigh Mhara and UCC, piloting a fish farm in Mountlucas and working with other partners on ingredients growing opportunities.It is also committed to balancing and optimising the commercial, social and environmental value of our land bank.

Job Description: 
Our New Business and Land Development Business Unit currently has a need for an Ecologist on a permanent basis. This role will be multi-location but primarily based in Boora and will report to the Rehabilitation & Biodiversity Lead. The successful candidate will work as part of the ecology team to update the baseline ecological survey data, prepare such plans and undertake such ecological survey’s and research as may be required as part of the company’s rehabilitation and biodiversity programmes.

The Role:

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

Develop and update site-specific rehabilitation plans for all bogs and update, amend and revise annually or as required to reflect the company’s proposed future land uses as they evolve and develop from time to time; verify the implementation of the rehabilitation works and measures in accordance with the agreed rehabilitation plans; monitor and track the success of rehabilitation projects;

Carry out ecological surveys to contribute to the Bord na Mona eco-baseline dataset. Update and maintain a central database and reporting structure, for the capture of all the outputs relating to ecological studies of the bogs including any recommendations for future land management;

Undertake appropriate assessment screening for the purpose of the requirements of the Habitats Directive and advise the company with respect to its obligations under the Habitats Directive and other relevant ecological and environmental legislation;

Engage with internal stakeholders to consult on and raise awareness of the Biodiversity Action Plan. Identify new projects that will facilitate delivery of the Bord na Mona biodiversity objective;

Work with the wider ecology team to identify research initiatives and programmes which may assist in the fulfilment of the company’s rehabilitation programme and/or in furtherance of the objectives of the company’s biodiversity action plan and wider corporate strategy;

Conduct such research initiatives and programmes as have been approved by the company; provide regular progress reports and reviews as may be required and report the findings of same to the company;
Provide such information and assistance as may be required for the company to fulfil its statutory and legal reporting obligations such as AER’s and for the communication and agreement of bog rehabilitation plans with the Environmental Protection Agency;

Proactively participate in the preparation of weekly updates and status reports, time management reporting, and the recording and reporting of key performance indicators;
All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public using the premises;
Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team’s objectives.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes:

Level 8+ qualification in ecology or related scientific subject or equivalent;
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role with comparable responsibility;
Experience in the planning and/or oversight of peatland rehabilitation highly desirable;
Proficiency in the conduct of ecological field surveys (peatland experience desirable);
Experience in Appropriate Assessment desirable;
Excellent report writing and communication skills;
Proficiency in the use of GIS desirable;
Proficiency in word-processing, the use of spreadsheets and databases.
The selection process for this role will include candidate screening from application.


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Management Level Consultant/Ecologist - North East based ecological consultancy

Remuneration: Competitive 
Location: North East England
Closing Date: 29 July
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


A specialist ecological consultancy established in 2002, owned and run by ecologists, we provide survey and research for business, the public sector and NGOs mainly in the north east of England but extending to the Midlands and throughout Scotland. We have established an excellent local reputation for providing professional, high quality work in an efficient and competitive manner.  The strong, supportive and friendly team enjoy providing nature conservation input into multi-disciplinary teams for the production of EIAs and planning applications as well as developing innovative schemes for habitat creation and biodiversity enhancement.

Projects range from small private developments to quarries, large housing schemes and power lines and as well as ecological appraisals and specialist field surveys, provides impact and mitigation assessments, management plans, ecological clerk of works, habitat creation advice and ecological expertise at public inquiries.

We offer:
A competitive salary package
Paid overtime and/or time off in lieu
Flexitime and the ability to work from home when suitable
A generous training package
A supportive and friendly environment
Structured career progression
23 days holiday with additional increments depending on years worked, plus bank holidays
Pension contributions

Job Description
Management level Consultant with development licencing for bats and newts and good business connections and the ambition to run their own office or Senior Ecologist with ambition.  Licences for other species an advantage.  Location: North Yorkshire, Northumberland or Scottish Borders.  Package £30-£75k depending on experience and connections.

The ideal candidate will have:

Bat and newt mitigation licences
Ability to bring in work to the practice
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
Confident communication skills, both written and verbal
Bat (ideally class 2 or above) and newt licences
Good botanical skills, at least to phase 1 level
Fresh water survey experience (licences a distinct advantage)
Be a strong team player
An appropriate degree qualification (BSc/MSc)
Full CIEEM Membership
Full clean UK driving licence


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Carbon Energy and Water Manager - Ministry of Justice

Remuneration: £30,531 - £46,888 (Salary will depend on location)
Location: London, Yorkshire and the Humber
Closing Date: 22 July
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


MoJ Estates Directorate (ED) manages property and facilities management interests on behalf of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) including Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS),Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service, and a number of other Government Departments (Home Office (HO), Crown Prosecution service (CPS), Department for Education (DfE), Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MCLG), Department for International Trade (DIT), Department for Exiting the EU (DExEU) and a number of Arm’s Length Bodies (ALBs)). It comprises a diverse range of assets that include: prisons, training centres, courts, tribunal buildings operational buildings, approved premises and an office estate that supports the wider operational activities.

About the team:

The MoJ Sustainability Team is responsible for promoting and delivering sustainability across ED’s responsibilities including the Greening Government Commitments and embedding sustainability in MoJ. It provides advice and support to Facilities Management, Project Delivery, technical standards, Commercial, etc.

Purpose of the role:

To be the focal point for energy, waste and water management across HMCTS providing good quality technical advice using tools to monitor performance and deliver solutions, working closely with Facilities Management teams, and others, to reduce costs and consumption of utilities and reduce the carbon footprint of HMCTS and to help MoJ meet the Greening Government Commitments.

To provide analysis of the HMCTS data from the Arcadis/Carbon Smart sustainability data capture and analysis contract or from other sources and report to senior managers.



Help deliver effective carbon, energy, waste and water management programmes. provide advice and support.

Work with stakeholders to drive performance by identifying and delivering energy, waste and water proposals and programmes. Tracking these projects to show benefits demonstrated (e.g. through savings) and sharing good practice.

Understand the benefits of AMR and associated data analysis, including identifying good and bad practice, and no-cost and low-cost energy and water saving opportunities.

Be familiar with the purpose and operation of Building Management Systems - not to a level to work a BMS but to be able to look over an operator’s shoulder and understand what is being viewed

Work with the FM suppliers to ensure that they act to remedy instances of poor energy management

Liaise with finance and the utility suppliers to resolve queries about meters and sites

Understand utility billing and be able to liaise with finance to resolve billing queries

Interface with the future bill validation supplier (when this is let) to resolve any queries and to ensure that we get best value

Identify measures including no-cost and low-cost waste saving opportunities through, for example, waste data analysis

Manage HMCTS data capability to ensure accurate and timely sustainability reporting for senior managers in HMCTS and the MoJ Sustainability Team etc.

Deliver internal reports as required to show HMCTS progress towards delivering Greening Government Commitments (GGC), trend analysis and identification of risk

Monitor and benchmark performance at site and business unit level

Help to ensure compliance with statutory environmental requirements: CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme and Display Energy Certificates etc.

Support Commercial to let suitable utility contracts and help deliver utility based savings in particular associated with bill verification, water deregulation and opportunities in the electricity market including, but not limited to, demand side response

Identify opportunities for improving FM contract delivery. Advise and support Head of Sustainability in agreeing new GGC targets for carbon and other areas with Defra and BEIS. Support re baselining of GGC where required

Work with the Sustainability Team’s Communication lead to promote, and align, sustainability messaging to staff

Provide information and where required briefing for Ministers’ Cases, PQs, FOIs and TOs, reports as required

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, all employees must be flexible in their approach to undertake other duties that are commensurate with the post holder’s level, wherever they may be, to achieve the objectives of the Cluster

Innovation will be expected.


Core Competence Profile:

Essential Civil Service Competency (Level 3, SEO)

Setting Direction:

Changing and Improving
Engaging People

Collaborating and Partnering
Delivering Value for Money
Delivering Results

Achieving commercial outcomes
GPP Competency’s (Practitioner Level)

Interpretation and analysis of data to inform decision making: Interpreting and presenting clearly to colleagues and stakeholders diverse and detailed information from a wide range of sources and making reasoned recommendations. Identifying options for action, providing an evaluation of options and making reasoned decisions

Interpretation and analysis of data to inform decision making:  Actively participating in external and cross-government professional communities


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Ecologist / Senior Ecologist - Ecological Survey & Assessment Ltd (ECOSA)

Remuneration: Competitive 
Location: SE England
Closing Date: 23 July
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


ECOSA are a leading ecological consultancy based in Hampshire and Gloucestershire. Our team of expert ecologists work on a range of projects across the UK, including small to large scale housing, public sector and infrastructure developments. Our regular client list includes local authorities, architects, developers, construction companies and planning consultants.

Whether our clients need a bat survey or a detailed assessment in aid of achieving biodiversity net gain on site, we provide a complete range of ecological survey and assessment services to support planning applications, conservation projects or habitat management planning. Our fully licensed ecological contracting team also install on-site mitigation, and provide habitat creation, management and monitoring services.

ECOSA has a dedicated team who are committed to the success of the business. We are therefore committed to the development of our staff and as part of our team you will have access to:

Contributory pension;
Childcare voucher scheme (where eligible);
A mentoring system to promote your development, with reference to the CIEEM Competency Framework;
A generous structured training budget and regular in-house training;
An extensive support network within the company to provide guidance and specialist advice;
A relaxed office environment; and
A rural office location with free car parking, large garden, wildlife ponds and lunch area (head office).
ECOSA is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a safe working environment where our staff can thrive. Why not find out how you can grow your career with ECOSA today!

Job Description: 
ECOSA are seeking an Ecologist and a Senior Ecologist to join our consultancy team at our head office in rural Hampshire.

You will use your expertise to deliver survey and mitigation solutions that ensure our clients’ development and conservation goals are successful in respect of ecology. You will be customer focussed and comfortable managing a range of projects and budgets.

You will have a minimum of two years (Ecologist) or five years (Senior Ecologist) relevant experience gained in ecological consultancy, local authority or a planning environment.

As well as undertaking field surveys, you will work on Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, designing and implementing ecological mitigation, compensation and enhancement schemes, habitat management and monitoring plans, and preparing and submitting applications for Natural England EPS licences.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:
CIEEM membership, or be eligible;
Degree in a relevant subject;
Hold a minimum of one Natural England protected species licence (minimum of a Level 2 bat licence for Senior Ecologist);
Proven experience of undertaking a range of ecological surveys and assessments and producing high quality reports;
Strong knowledge of relevant legislation, policy and guidance;
Project management experience;
Be a team player with exceptional communications skills;
Sound MS Outlook, Word and Excel skills;
A full driving licence; and
Legal entitlement to work in the UK.

Desirable Skills:

Hold additional protected species licences;
Botanical survey skills;
Have recently obtained a Natural England Development Licence;
Habitats Regulations Assessment experience; and/or
Tree climbing qualification.

We offer:

A mentoring system and professional support network;
Generous training budget;
Contributory pension; and
A rural office location with free car parking, large garden, wildlife ponds and lunch area.

How to Apply:
Please email your Curriculum Vitae, ensuring to highlight all relevant knowledge, experience and skills, and a covering letter providing evidence of how you meet the above requirements, for the attention of Alexandra Nicholls, Company Administrator at

Please let us know how you found out about this vacancy and title your email in the subject line clearly as to which role you are applying for, i.e. ‘Senior Ecologist Vacancy’ or ‘Ecologist Vacancy’.

If you would like to informally discuss any of the ecologist roles available, please email in the first instance.

Closing date:
Opportunities are open until positions have been filled.

ECOSA is an equal opportunities employer. Please note ecologist roles are only open to direct applicants; applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.


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Environmental Assistant - Ferrovial Agroman

Remuneration: Competitive
Location: London
Closing Date: 28 July
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


Ferrovial Agroman is the engineering and construction arm of the Ferrovial Group, the largest private transport infrastructure operator in the world in terms of capital invested with a workforce of approximately 96,000 employees and a presence in over 15 countries, with over 60 years’ experience since it was founded.

Ferrovial Agroman delivers value-driven, complex multi-disciplinary design and construction solutions across varied sectors worldwide, including transport, energy and water. Our people make this happen, bringing a diverse range of experiences, prospectives and backgrounds to fuel fresh thinking as we meet the unique needs of the clients and communities we serve. We are dedicated to exceeding expectations and leaving a sustainable legacy.

We have an established presence in the UK and Ireland with the support of our global resource pool.

Ferrovial is a world-leading provider of infrastructure services delivering end to end capabilities over the entire asset lifecycle. This provides our diverse range of clients with a positive legacy through our integrated approach, ensuring consistently high standards of excellence in delivery. Value creation is at the heart of everything we do.

We have a fantastic opportunity within our business for an ambitious and talented Environmental Assistant.


Contribute to the achievement of the Environmental objectives in accordance with company policy and procedures
Promote company values in all dealings with other employees, clients, subcontractors and other external contacts
Promote continuous improvement of environmental performance on specific projects
Be familiar with and promote current environmental legislation best practices
Participate in the development, regular review and update of the Environmental Management System
Monitor and report Environmental performance and KPI’s
Provide advice, support and assistance to all project personnel to enable them to manage their environmental and sustainable responsibilities
Assist the Environmental Manager in preparations for meetings, workshops, management reviews and forums and attend in their absence
Liaise with clients and external bodies on environmental matters as required
Contribute to site environmental inspections and reports
Monitor close out of Environmental Reviews and audits of projects within prescribed timescales
Participate in and support training to project members and subcontractors and other initiatives to facilitate consistent standards and spread best practice
Identify possible operational risks or opportunities and work with central HSQE Team to ensure an appropriate and effective response
Carry out or contribute to incident investigations, ensuring the comprehensive gathering of supporting evidence material
Assist in producing, maintaining & ensuring compliance of the all Environmental Management Plans
Assist in the management of effective waste control through reducing, reusing, recycling & responsible disposal
Ensure all environmental documentation is present and correct to conform to current legislation



Good knowledge of Environment Legislation
Good communication skills and ability to interact at a variety of levels throughout the project
Ability to carry out detailed, thorough and systematic analysis
Skilled in questioning and investigating to identify immediate, root or systematic facets of situations and root causes
Technical knowledge of the construction process in general and awareness of their own limitations
Accident Investigation knowledge
Existing knowledge of Carbon Management and contaminated land and water


Ability to carry out Environmental Audits
Environmental Qualification
Knowledge of working in airports
CSCS card
Experience using Smartwaste
Ferrovial Agroman UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and as such treats applications equally and recruits purely based on skills and experience.


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Environmental & Chemical Compliance Specialist - Acre

Remuneration: Highly competitive + bonus + benefits
Location: London
Closing Date: 28 July
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


Acre is pleased to be working with the sustainability function of a well-known British retailer to deliver a new Environmental and Chemical Compliance Specialist. This role will manage all chemical compliance requirements across the textile business, support buying teams with technical guidance and engage with external sustainability initiatives like ZHC, Higg Index and Changing Markets.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a top brand and their suppliers to measure and improve environmental sustainability performance. Your chemical and environmental expertise will ensure that compliance issues are resolved, and innovative new methods and technologies are adopted.

You'll be responsible for:

Managing product environmental and chemical legislation; working with relevant teams to ensure issues are resolved and policies such as REACH are adhered to
Keeping abreast of technology trends in materials, fabrics and the like and then feeding this back into product development processes
Providing specialist technical knowledge as needed across the textile business and sharing knowledge and training throughout the company and its suppliers
Managing engagement with external initiatives like ZHDC and Higg Index, and external stakeholders such as Changing Markets
Acting as a business ambassador both internally and externally for sustainability and the environment and promoting positive engagement around these topics
This position sits within a function dedicated to creating long-term sustainable business value and setting a leading example for the rest of the industry. You'll enjoy a demanding role which involves both technical application and engaging with buyers, designers, NGOs and media.

To succeed, you'll need:

Technical expertise in chemical compliance and relevant environmental legislation
Good understanding of and competence in textile- and leather-related chemistry and wet processing
Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage positively and relay information effectively
Demonstrable track record of creativity and innovating strategically, for example through interpreting customer data to shape thinking
If you're excited by the opportunity to join a leading brand and to further your own development and expertise within a driven and ambitious team, don't hesitate - apply now!


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Environmental Advisor (Part Time 18 Month FTC) - Acre

Remuneration: Competitive
Location: London
Closing Date: 26 July
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


Acre have partnered up with a prestigious "magic circle" law firm based in Central London, who are looking to add an Environmental Advisor to their team on a part time basis for an 18-month fixed term contract. You will be reporting directly to the Environmental Manager, to work 3 days per week minimum. To be considered for this role you will need to have a proven track record of working within the professional services, property or facilities sector's, have qualifications and demonstrable experience with ISO14001 and ISO50001 management auditing systems.

Role Purpose:

To support the Environmental Manager in providing an effective environmental management service. This will include assisting with the delivery of the environmental policy and London's EEMS procedures, developing and maintaining partnerships with key stakeholders and coaching staff to enable and assist them in meeting their responsibilities in line with all relevant legislative guidance and best practice.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:

Assist with the London Environmental and Energy Management System by carrying out environmental inspections and internal audits as per agreed schedule;
Collate London environmental statistics and produce monthly reports with agreed KPIs;
Carry out internal environmental training for resident contractors in the facilities management department;
Log tasks on the CAFM (computer aided facilities management system) as required, monitor progress and follow up for effective closure;
Prepare communications about London office environmental performance and release information using internal communication tools;
Minute environmental meetings as required;
Cover the review of contractor environmental impacts for works onsite and advise on appropriate controls when the Environmental Manager is absent;
Verify utility bills and invoices as required;
Maintain document control and record keeping for ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 50001:2011 management systems.

Key Requirements:

Driven interest in the sustainability and environmental issues;
Systematic about record keeping;
Demonstrable communication skills - through various media;
Maintenance of technical and non-technical knowledge;
Confidence to work unsupervised and under guidance of the Environmental; Manager as well as engage in open discussion of topics;
Ability to prioritise and use initiative;
Positive approach and ability to remain calm under pressure.


Demonstrable experience with environmental management systems;
Internal environmental auditor qualification;
Experience in presenting and delivery of training;
Strong IT skills, especially experience with CAFM (computer aided facilities management), document control and record keeping software (e.g. SharePoint) and advanced Excel for data analysis and reporting;
Able to manage concurrent activities and multiple projects efficiently and effectively;
Able to communicate at all levels.


IEMA membership;
Knowledge of the facilities management;
Experience in a corporate environment;
Able to interpret environmental legislation in the context of the companies activities.
In this newly formed role, you will be a key member of an expert team of specialists.This is a great opportunity for somebody looking to work in a fast paced organisation on a part time basis. If you match up well to the above position, please apply now where you will be contacted to discuss the role in more detail.


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Environmental Sustainability Expert, International Programmes - Acre

Remuneration: Competitive + Benefits
Location: London
Closing Date: 28 July
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


Acre is supporting an exciting and impactful international NGO that drive to advance children's rights and equality in more than seventy countries, in their search for an experienced Environmental Sustainability Adviser. This individual will provide technical leadership across international programmes and support the development and implementation of green projects. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to represent the organisation's work on green programmes externally, networking with appropriate donors and stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

Influence a wide range of stakeholders to support organisational change processes
Provide technical advice to Country Offices, reviewing the environmental sustainability of proposals
Design and deliver bespoke training to support staff capacity to implement environmental concerns within programmes
Revive and oversee a network of Sustainability Champions, to raise the organisation's profile across Environmental Sustainability
Develop new tools, resources to mainstream sustainability across the organisation
The Environmental Adviser will be the go-to sustainability expert within the organisation, advising on Environmental Sustainability across various programmes of work, proposals, and new ventures and enabling better sustainability practices across the organisation. As such, the ideal candidate should be a confident and credible communicator.

Experience Required:

Experience of implementing and/or advising on programmes in developing countries aimed at promoting environmental sustainability
Knowledge of integrating sustainability within fundraising proposals and monitoring and evaluating a diverse range of programmes including livelihoods, education, WASH and economic security, for their environmental impact
Ability to communicate technical and specialist issues to non-specialist audiences
Fostering a flexible and adaptable working style, able to manage a wide and varied workload while prioritizing key deliverables
Educated to degree level (ideally Masters level or above) in a relevant discipline
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to influence the entire Environmental Sustainability agenda across a global NGO, making critical paths in the children's rights and livelihoods space.


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Senior Environmental Commissioning Officer (recruited by Choice Recruitment)

Remuneration: £25/hour
Location: London
Closing Date: 28 July
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


Senior Environmental Commissioning Officer to take a lead role in the development and implementation of strategies and policies covering environmental services, including sustainable waste management, cleansing and other associated services.

The role will require research and critical analysis of information and intelligence, options design and appraisal, as well as provider improvement, monitoring and evaluation.

As part of the Environmental Services team, the post holder will drive all phases projects being delivered, creatively drawing on a wide range of resources and assets across the organisation, community and relevant stakeholders.


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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist - Adecco

Remuneration: Competitive
Location: Puerto Rico
Closing Date: 28 July
Professional Registration Required? Not specified


Maintains safe operations by conducting inspections; observing and repairing monitoring equipment; conducting safety and health training; investigating accidents; improving safety preparedness.

* Determines safety status by conducting inspections; calibrating, repairing, and observing environmental monitoring equipment, including air sampling, vapor analyzers, noise dosimeters, sound level meters, photoionization detectors, combustible gas indicators; returning equipment to manufacturers for performance checks and calibrations.

* Resolves emergencies by responding to warnings and calls; calling for additional help.

* Develops safety preparedness by developing and presenting safety training, including electrical, personal protective equipment, welding and cutting, trenching, evacuation, falls, lock-out and tag-out, machine guarding, hand tools, pressure vessels, water and wastewater operations, radiation, confined space entry; writing safety procedures; handling, storing, and disposing of hazardous materials, conducting safety orientations; maintaining a safety reference library; fulfilling requests for information; maintaining operator certification currency and records; evaluating new equipment proposals.

* Improves safety conditions by investigating accidents, injuries, and hazards; builds rapport with and supports investigating and monitoring agencies; serving as technical expert on safety committees; developing and recommending new safety and health policies.

* Assembles financial planning data by collecting, summarizing, and consolidating safety and health data; recommending expenditures.

* Prepares safety and hazard reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

* Updates job knowledge by tracking updates in Federal (especially Occupational Safety and Health Administration), state, and local safety and health regulations and guidelines; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

* Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Environmental Technology, Quality, or Science.
Minimum of 2 years of EHS experience in a manufacturing environment
Considerable knowledge state and federal EHS rules and regulations
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports, procedures and correspondence 
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Computer proficient with Microsoft Office applications
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP and lean manufacturing processes.
Bilingual (English and Spanish)


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Professional bodies licensed to award the Chartered Environmentalist registration:

Society for the Environment
EC1.1 Enterprise Centre, Puma Way 
Coventry, West Midlands CV1 2TT.
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