Integrated Workforce Team Member

Closing date: 29 May 2022 | Location: Wrexham | Salary: £20,255-£23,008

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

Job Summary

Job Title

Integrated Workforce Team Member

Post Number

202668, 202623

Grade

2, £20,255 rising to £23,008 over three years

Location

Holt, Wrexham

Directorate

Operations

Team

Integrated Workforce North East

Reports to

Pete Ellis - Integrated Workforce Team Leader

Direct Reports

None

Welsh Language requirements

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

Desirable Level 3,  able to pronounce Welsh in some work situations.

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

Temporary role until 31 March 2023

Work pattern

Full time, 9 day fortnight, every other Friday off 

 

Application information

Application closing date

29 May 2022

Interview to take place on and where

Date to be confirmed, via Microsoft teams.

To apply send your CV to

Applications@naturalresourceswales.gov.uk   

If you have any queries, contact

Peter Ellis

Peter.ellis@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk

Job context

You will be part of the Integrated Workforce North East Wales who have a responsibility for the direct delivery of work on flood defence assets, in National Nature Reserves and in the Welsh Government Woodland Estate. You will provide a maintenance service and deliver a capital work programme for NRW assets which will include Flood risk assets and NRW managed Land. You will provide an appropriate emergency response which means you will be required to be part of a standby rota and provide out of hours cover.  You will have the ability to operate equipment such as hand-held tools which may include chainsaws. You will have the ability to operate as a banksman and slinger/signaller and understand technical and utility plans, operating in compliance with the Construction Design and Management Regulations.

Other information relevant to the job:

Incident Response requirements: Required to take part in incident response activities 

Applying for this post

The following competencies 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.

  • Essential Knowledge and Skills
  • Evaluation of Information
  • Communications and Relationships with Others
  • Responsibility for Resources
  • Before applying for this role please read the candidate guidance

 

Competencies

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrates the ability and willingness to attain NVQ Level 2 within 1 – 2 years of appointment. 
  • Previous relevant practical experience is desirable, but not essential; gained through an apprenticeship or similar work in another environment.
  • Reasonable literacy, numerical and communication skills.

Evaluation of Information

  • Ability to record work activities accurately.
  • Ability to follow H&S instructions and understand risk, is essential.

Communication and Relationships with Others

  • Able to communicate with colleagues and with the general public and third parties, providing information, asking questions or answering basic queries, politely and courteously.
  • Ability to complete basic written documents and records that may need to be reviewed and signed off by others.

Responsibility for Resources

  • Post holders will be responsible for the tools and equipment used out in the field to carry out their role. This may include vehicles and/ or large machinery, which may be of high value.
  • The post holder would be expected to take personal responsibility for their safe and legal use and keeping.

 

Role Description

Job Purpose:

The post holder will provide a maintenance service and deliver a capital work programme for NRW assets which will include Flood risk assets and NRW managed Land.   

The post holder will provide an appropriate emergency response which will be required to be part of a standby rota and provide out of hours cover. 

Key Job Accountabilities:

  • You will provide a manual labour service for the maintenance of NRW assets which include flood risk assets and NRW managed land. 
  • You will have the ability to operate equipment such as hand-held tools which may include chainsaws.
  • You will have the ability to operate as a banksman and slinger/signaller.
  • You will have the ability to understand technical and utility plans and operate in compliance with the Construction Design and Management Regulations.
  • You will be a user of small plant and machinery i.e. Aebi/Reform, pedestrian mowers, woodchippers etc.
  • You will be part of an incident response team.

Key Job Qualifications or Knowledge:

  1. Relevant Operators licences for tools, machinery and plant or work towards achieving. 
  2. IOSH Working Safely.
  3. ICT competence. (basic level) 
  4. Emergency First Aid +F.
  5. Previous forestry, construction, agricultural, environmental or plant operators experience is desirable. 
  6. This is a physically demanding role so reasonable levels of fitness are required.    
  7. Confident working in and near water. 
  8. Basic literacy and numeracy skills are required for the role. GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English and Maths are essential. 
  9. Full UK driving licence ideally to include cat B + E (trailer tow). 

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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