Company Profile

Environment Agency

Horizon House
Deanery Road
United Kingdom (UK)
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We work to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development.

Who we are

We were established in 1996 to protect and improve the environment. We have around 10,600 employees. Our head office is in Bristol and we have another office in London. We have offices across England, divided into 14 areas.


Within England we’re responsible for:

- regulating major industry and waste
- treatment of contaminated land
- water quality and resources
- fisheries
- inland river, estuary and harbour navigations
- conservation and ecology

We are also responsible for managing the risk of flooding from main rivers, reservoirs, estuaries and the sea.

Lead local flood authorities (LLFAs) are responsible for managing the risk of flooding from surface water, groundwater and ordinary watercourses and lead on community recovery.


Our priorities are to:

- work with businesses and other organisations to manage the use of resources
- increase the resilience of people, property and businesses to the risks of flooding and coastal erosion
- protect and improving water, land and biodiversity
- improve the way we work as a regulator to protect people and the environment and support sustainable growth


We employ around 10,600 people throughout England in a variety of roles.

What we offer you

There are a range of benefits available when you work with us.

Pay and pension

We offer:

- a competitive salary
- a generous career average pension scheme

Enhanced benefits

These include:

- holiday allowance related to grade and length of service, rising from 25 or 27 days to 30 days per year, plus 8 statutory public and bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time employees)
- maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme
- leave for examinations, approved studies, public duties, special or reserve forces, environmental work, trade union representatives and health and safety representatives
- a range of flexible working options, including flexi-time - these depend on business needs, but our aim is to help you achieve a positive work-life balance

Health and wellbeing

We offer:

- occupational health benefits, including counselling and advisory service, eye care service and access to Help (our employee assistance service)
- interest free loans for season tickets and/or bicycles and safety equipment
- childcare vouchers scheme
- subsidised sports and social clubs
- many other rewards, including shopping, leisure, fitness, finance and travel benefits and discounts

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