Industry and Waste Regulation Officer
Contract type: Permanent
Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours a week
Post number: 202109
As an organisation we support flexible working. This role allows hybrid working (a mix of home and office working) and a working pattern suitable for you can be discussed on appointment if you are successful.
You will be contracted to the NRW location stated in this advert, of which you will be required to attend for regular meetings, training and for one-to-one meetings with your manager. These will be planned in advance.
The post holder will protect and enhance the environment by effective and efficient regulation of waste sites. Respond safely, timely and efficiently to environmental incidents/reports and undertake appropriate investigation work. Through application of our Regulatory Principles - ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, undertake proportionate enforcement action and achieve tangible multiple benefits from our regulatory interventions.
Your responsibilities include:
- Assess compliance at installations and waste sites.
- Take appropriate actions to collect evidence for enforcement purposes, in accordance with defined procedures.
- Where non-compliance is identified, recommend the most appropriate intervention option to ensure operators return to compliance as quickly as possible, with minimum environmental impact and consideration of the economic impacts.
- Assist in the development of medium-term regulatory strategies for regulated sites.
- Respond to incidents and complaints.
- Contribute to a positive health, safety and well-being culture
- Incident Response requirements: Required to take part in incident response activities
Qualifications, experience and knowledge
Knowledge and experience of the following:
- Knowledge and experience of either working in a regulated industry or as a regulator.
- Good understanding of commercial business processes and pressures.
- Ability to communicate effectively with regulated business and the public, explaining issues and gaining support by influencing.
Welsh language requirements:
Essential Level 1 – Able to pronounce Welsh and use basic phrases
Desirable Level 4 – Fluent in spoken Welsh
Please note if you do not meet the level 1 requirement 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.
Please note - Applications to this role will be assessed based on the following competencies, both at shortlisting and interview. Please give examples of how you demonstrate these competencies when completing your application form.
Essential Knowledge and Skills
Evaluation of Information
Demonstrates the ability to understand information, procedure manuals, statutory codes and legislation and interpret and apply the requirements to undertake their role.
Able to analyse and process non-routine technical information, containing a degree of complexity.
Decision Making and Autonomy Requirements
Communication and Relationships with Others
Benefits of working for us
This role will offer a range of benefits, including:
- agile and flexible working (role dependent)
- Civil Service Pension Scheme offering employer contributions of 26.6% to 30.3%
- 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days
- generous leave entitlements for all your life needs
- health and wellbeing benefits and support
- weekly well-being hour to use at your choice
See full details for all the employee benefits you will receive.
How to apply
Send completed applications forms to Applications@naturalresourceswales.gov.uk
Application closing date 10 July 2022
Interviews will take place through Microsoft Teams.
If you have any queries about the role, please contact Gareth Davies at firstname.lastname@example.org or 03000 653226
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. We have a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
We put the principles of human rights, equality, fairness, dignity and respect at the heart of our values.