Assistant Water Quality Scientist

South West
Devon, Plymouth
Industry Sector:
Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Hydro Jobs, Wastewater Jobs, Environment Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Energy Jobs, Water Treatment Jobs
Job Category:
Science/Scientist, Environmental Scientist
Job Type:
Education Level:
Please see job description
£23,000 to £26,971 per annum
Salary Description:
23000-26971 Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date:
South West Water
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Are you an experienced Water Quality Scientist looking for a new challenge?

South West Water provide reliable, efficient and high quality drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join South West Water as an Assistant Water Quality Scientist based in Plymouth.

The Role

The role of the Assistant Water Quality Scientist is to provide technical support to Water Quality Scientists in all areas of water supply from source to tap, ensuring that the public health of the customer base is protected. You will assist in the optimisation of assets to water quality requirements as well as the identification of operational and asset deficiencies to enable the promotion of appropriate solutions within Operations and Asset Manager.

Additionally, the Assistant Water Quality Scientist will focus on the resolution of customer enquiries relating to water quality ensuring the needs and expectations of the customer, regulator and business are met.

Please note, the successful candidate will participate on the standby rota to provide operational support 24 hours a day

The Ideal Assistant Water Quality Scientist:

 *Previous relevant scientific and operational water industry experience *Educated to A Level standard, with minimum 5 GCSE in Mathematics, English and Science *Excellent customer service skills with the ability to act with tact and diplomacy *Committed to team working and self-development to optimise performance *Flexible approach to work and happy to work both indoors and outdoors in all weathers *Full UK Driving license

Rewards & Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Assistant Water Quality Scientist, we can offer a Competitive salary of £23,000 - £26,971 per annum and a range of excellent benefits, working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

If you have the skills and experience to join our team as an Assistant Water Quality Scientist, click apply today.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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