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Technical Officer - Groundwater and Contaminated Land

Recruiter
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Salary
£13.97 per hour
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Ref
BSTECHSEP17
Contact
Newcastle CL
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Are you looking for a new technical role in the Newcastle area? Do you have a background in hydrogeology, land contamination or environmental health?

If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about this excellent opportunity!

This role is to work within a well regarded and forward thinking public sector organisation and is based at Newcastle Business Park.

As a skilled Technical Officer you will be a key member of a multi-functional team focused on protecting groundwater resources in the North East, improving water quality and dealing with the legacy of land contamination.

You'll primarily concentrate on the protection of groundwater quality and resources along with providing expertise on land contamination. Your daily duties will include, but not be limited to;

  • Assessing the impact of planning applications on groundwater
  • Responding to planning applications
  • Conducting site visits to inspect groundwater, taking into account Health and Safety
  • Checking quality and quantity of groundwater and ensuring aquifers are in good condition
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

To succeed in this role, you will;

  • Have a background in hydrogeology, land contamination or environmental health
  • Have a conceptual understanding of groundwater and be able to apply a risk based approach
  • Be confident liaising with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

Holding a degree in a Geoscience or related discipline would be desirable, although not essential.

This is a full time temporary role with an expected duration of 6 months, and we are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

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