Environmental Assessment and Monitoring Officer

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Company: St Helena Government

Application Deadline: 30 November 2021


Salary: £14,138 per annum


Location: Environment, Natural Resources and Planning Portfolio


Job Description

Do you have an interest in protecting St Helena’s environment and would you like to contribute to ensuring that projects, policies and activities include an assessment of environmental impacts and ongoing environmental monitoring? An exciting opportunity exists to develop and implement an environmental assessment framework and environmental monitoring systems to support the implementation of the Environmental Protection Ordinance (EPO).

We offer the following:
Salary: £14,138 per annum
Leave: 30 days per annum
Pension: 15% pension contribution into approved defined contribution pension scheme
Paid Sickness Absence
Flexible working hours scheme

Applicants must have the following qualifications and/or equivalent level of experience:
 First Degree in an Environmental Subject (Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Monitoring) or relevant professional accreditation (through IEMA, CEnv, NEBOSH), or demonstrable level of achievement through work experience
 Valid Class C drivers licence
 A minimum of 3 years experience in environmental monitoring or compliance monitoring including using specialist monitoring equipment and undertaking data analysis
 A minimum of 3 years experience in undertaking environmental assessments including site based assessments.
 Prior experience in establishing systems and processes.
 A minimum of 2 years experience of working within a statutory framework
 Excellent IT skills including the ability to use specialist software and programmes for data entry and analysis including GIS software

Closing Date: 2021-11-30

Current Date: 2022-08-19

The closing date for applying for this position has now passed.