Trade effluent officer

Trade effluent officer

Closing date: 24/10/2018

Reference: REQ002380

Department: Environment and Assets

Location: South area

Starting salary: Salary £31,967 - £42,834

Category: Permanent

Package: Defined contribution pension scheme permanent 40 hours per week

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have previous experience in trade effluent or wastewater treatment processes? If so, we may have a fantastic opportunity within our trade effluent team.

Assets and compliance are looking for a trade effluent officer to join our trade effluent team. You will control trade effluent discharges, as well as issuing and reviewing consents when necessary. This will be done to maintain sewage treatment compliance and protect both the sewerage system and the environment.

As an area trade effluent officer, you will be the main contact for the management of enquiries and consent applications from approximately 200 businesses. You will also negotiate at a strategic level to develop relationships and outcomes with both retailers and traders, and advise on compliance issues. You will also work with our environmental monitoring department and laboratory to agree sampling programmes that will support trader compliance assessments.

You will liaise with other Wessex Water directorates as required and provide trade effluent technical expertise. You will be required to lead on trade effluent investigations, both planned and reactive, as necessary.

We are looking for someone with a degree (or equivalent) in a science related subject. You should have previous experience working in a trade effluent environment or similar, with the ability to produce accurate technical documents to be issued to customers. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel to an intermediate level is a must. This role offers a high level of autonomy, so you need to be able to organise your own work to meet customer demands, as well as providing flexible support to your colleagues as required. You must also be able to travel around various sites in the region.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including: 

* Defined contribution pension scheme. 
* 24 days' holiday rising to 28 with length of service. 
* Childcare vouchers. 
* Cycle2Work scheme. 
* Discounts and cashback scheme from more than 1,200 high street and online suppliers.

Sound interesting? Please apply by clicking APPLY below quoting job reference REQ002380. The closing date is 24 October 2018.

Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check.

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