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Team Member 4 - Integrated Workforce

Closing Date : 12 July 2020 | Location : Monmouth| Salary : £25,828 | 

Despite the current situation with regards COVID19 -  recruitment is still progressing and interviews will be undertaken by Skype

Job Summary 

Job Title

Team Member 4 - Integrated Workforce – South East

Post number



4, £25,828 rising to £29,352 over four years


Monmouth depot


South Ops


Integrated Workforce

Reports to

Team Leader

Direct reports


Welsh language requirements

Essential level 1 ,able to pronounce Welsh and use basic phrases

Please note: If you do not meet the Welsh Language Requirements specified i.e. ability to understand basic phrases and ability to pronounce Welsh names correctly, then NRW offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Contract type


Work pattern

37 Hours


Application information 

Application closing date

12th July 2020

Interview to take place on and where

Week commencing 27th July 2020 

To apply send your completed application form to

If you have any queries, contact

Rob Lane


Job Context     

Job Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an Integrated Workforce team within South Wales to deliver our commitment to SMNR and embed this principle in everything that we do.  As the Field Supervisor, you will be responsible for organising the delivery of on-site work of a small designated team, including the maintenance programme of NRW Assets i.e. Flood risk assets and work on our Forest Estates and National Nature Reserves. You will lead the on-site effective delivery of an emergency response for floods and environmental incidents to minimise the impact of an incident., this will include out of hours work. The Field Supervisor will assist in contract management and oversee the wellbeing, health and safety practice of their team and will support the Supervisor and Team Lead to create a safe productive working environment.

Applying for this post:

The following categories will be used to assess the quality of applications both at sift and interview. Please read the whole of the Role Description to ascertain at what level this information needs to be presented.

·         Managing people

·         Managing Resources (non-financial and/or financial)

·         Forward Thinking

·         Analysing and Judgement

·         Collaborating with others

·         Advising and Influencing

·         Customer Focus

·         Qualifications and Skills

Other information relevant to the job:

The role requires some of out of hours work during emergency response and to be on an appropriate standby rota.


Role Description

Job Purpose:

The post holder will be responsible for the supervision of staff, contractors and work. Ensuring that Health & Safety, environmental and quality standards are met and that tasks are delivered to an agreed cost and timescale.  Deliver an agreed programme of work and emergency response that is connected to the management of NRW assets which include flood risk assets and NRW managed land. 

Key Job Accountabilities:

  • You will be responsible for organising the delivery of on-site work of a small designated team  
  • You will provide effective leadership on health and safety matters by actively promoting health and safety awareness and ensuring that Team Members comply with H+S requirements as per the Construction Design and Management Regulations and other relevant H+S legislation, e.g. LOLER, PUWER. 
  • You will be responsible for ensuring that the on-site work fully complies with NRW’s conservation and environmental policies and procedures to minimise the risk of environmental damage 
  • You will lead the on-site effective delivery of an emergency response capability for floods and environmental incidents to minimise the impact of an incident. 
  • You will assist the Team Leader in identifying the development needs for team members and to ensure that each Team member has capabilities for the task that they have been assigned to 
  • You will be responsible for organising and arranging for all equipment and materials to be available on site as specified so that work can be completed in line with required standards and to time scales.  You will ensure full compliance with procurement guidelines. 
  • You will be responsible for ensuring all plant and equipment is operated as per the relevant legislation and that it is maintained, and defects are reported as required. 
  • You will support the management of the budget. 
  • You will build relationships with key stakeholders to ensure delivery of works. 
  • Where standards fall below what is expected, you will, in the first instance, deal with this directly with the individual(s). If a resolution cannot be reached, evidence must be gathered. You must then work with the Supervisor and/or Team Leader to resolve the issue. You are accountable for the standards of those you supervise and their work 

Key Job Qualifications or Knowledge:

  • Safety qualification such as: 
    • IOSH Managing Safely, 
    • CITB site supervisor or similar 
  • Knowledge and experience of a variety of operational plant and equipment 
  • First Aid at Work +F 
  • Full UK driving licence ideally to include cat B + E (trailer towing). 
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills are required for the role.  GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English and Maths are essential.   

What you will do

You will undertake a range of technical work and activities to deliver the ongoing management and maintenance of land and assets.

You will manage small projects which may include involvement in contract design, tendering, management and project appraisal.

You will undertake health and safety surveys and inspections.

You will monitor and measure contracts to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.

You will refer to procedure manuals and relevant statutory codes in undertaking the work, undertaking analysis and interpreting requirements as necessary.

You will be responsible for the safe use and keeping of tools and equipment required to undertake your role, which will generally be of a high value and which will include use out in the field.

Who you will be working with

You will supervise NRW colleagues who are involved in the projects that you have responsibility for.

You will work with third parties which will involve briefing and advising and supervising contracts and contractors ensuring compliance with health and safety practices.

You will have a high level of interaction with customers and stakeholders which may involve dealing with complaints.

Where you will be working

You will travel to and work at different sites and NRW offices working both within offices and out in the field.

You will undertake surveys and inspections which will involve some moderate physical activity and may include, for example, lifting, carrying and climbing.

You will from time to time be exposed to unpleasant working conditions and environments and will be provided with relevant PPE.

What knowledge and skills you need

You will have a good level of prior practical experience in a technical discipline that enables you to provide guidance and supervision to others.

You will be technically competent to undertake surveys and inspections in relation to your discipline.

You will have project management skills and experience.

You will have a Level 4 qualification of the Credit & Qualifications Framework for Wales (or equivalent), or equivalent knowledge and experience.

You will have good literacy, numeracy and communication skills with well-developed customer facing skills enabling you to deal sensitively and tactfully with complaints.

You will have the skills to manage contractors to ensure compliance with contractual arrangements and the ability to sustain working relationships.

You will have a high level of knowledge and experience of health, safety and well-being as well as public safety and public liability, and able to undertake health and safety surveys.

You will have good IT skills and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office and, ideally, experience of CAD and GIS.

You will have undertaken the relevant statutory training certificates or operator licences or will be willing and able to attain such certificates with appropriate training.

What other information is relevant to your job

You will realise your contribution by applying the principles of Sustainable Management of Natural Resources (SMNR) to your work; in how you think, plan and deliver activities.

You will be expected to work with teams and individuals from across NRW, sharing your expertise and insight to solve complex problems. You will support collaborative working with partners and sector organisations, focussing on shared priorities.

You are responsible for complying with the policies, procedures and processes that relate to your role.

You are responsible for ensuring that all financial transactions undertaken by yourself represent value for money and meet the requirements of the organisation.

NRW is a Category 1 responder under the Civil Contingencies Act (2004), and this means we have a duty to work with partners to prepare for and respond to emergencies and incidents covered by the Act.  All staff may be required to undertake activities, at a level commensurate with the skills and experience required by their role, to assist in ensuring this duty is undertaken.

Before applying for this role please read the candidate guidance

Natural Resources Wales embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunity. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition. We welcome and encourage applications from groups currently underrepresented including women, black and ethnic minority groups and people with a disability and we have a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

We are an employer of choice because we put the principles of human rights, equality, fairness, dignity and respect at the heart of our values.

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