Senior Water Quality Consultant

Posted 24 May 2023
Salary £36k - 40k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameLibby Horner

Job description

Role: Senior Water Quality Consultant
Location: Wokingham
Salary: Up to £40,000 p/a depending on experience + company car or car allowance
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Are you a Water Quality Consultant looking for your next challenge within a leading Water & Ecology team?
Reporting to the Water Quality Manager, you will be supporting the coordination and delivery of routine and ad hoc water quality monitoring programmes and overseeing field-based sampling and collection of environmental samples for laboratory analysis.
You will also be supporting the wider team to deliver a range of ecological projects, including field surveys and reporting duties, as well as responding to pollution incidents as and when needed.
The ideal candidate will be based within 3 hours of Wokingham as projects are based across the Midlands and the South of England.
Weekly contractual hours are 35 per week, with daily hours being 9am - 5pm, 5 days per week, with a 1 hour lunch break each day.
·Hold a degree in a relevant science-related discipline;
·Understanding of water chemistry;
·Awareness of the available water pollution remediation techniques;
·Knowledgeable & experienced in scientific fieldwork.
·A willingness to travel throughout the UK and Ireland, to work away and to work long days when required;
·Knowledge & experience of biological water quality indicators such as aquatic macroinvertebrate and/or fisheries surveys;
·Understanding of the role of regulators such as the Environment Agency;
·An understanding of the role of laboratory analysis in environmental monitoring
·A full and clean UK Driver's License is essential.
What they offer:
·25 days' annual leave + Bank Holidays;
·Company Pension Scheme (5% employee contribution, 4% employer contribution);
·Company vehicle or car allowance (employees' car must be comply with policy to qualify);
·Flexible working;
·Life assurance scheme;
·Refer a friend scheme;
·Employee assistance programme (with access to GP appointments, physio appointments and mental health support).
Apply today and if successful, I will be in touch. You can contact me at / 02394 314919.
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