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Senior Industry & Waste Regulation Officer

£35,994 to £39,369
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Senior Industry & Waste Regulation Officer
• Location: North-West Wales - Flexible within place or otherwise by agreement with line manager • Grade & Salary: £35,994-£39,369 (Grade 6) • Post number: 200206 • Type of contract: Permanent • Work pattern: 37 Hours a week, Monday to Friday
Closing date: 2 October 2022
Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.
Role Purpose
The post holder will be based in the North-West Wales Industry & Waste Regulation Team and will lead on all aspects of waste regulation across Anglesey, Conwy and Gwynedd.
We are looking for an experienced environmental regulator who will be responsible for the regulation of waste industry sites. As the Senior Waste Regulation Officer, you will be expected to have a strong focus on complex regulatory delivery and technical compliance work. You will be expected to show technical leadership including leading on waste sector(s) and providing advice and guidance to both internal and external customers.
You will ensure regulated industry in the area comply with their permit conditions to protect the local environment. You will demonstrate and role model the behaviours and cultures of Natural Resources Wales (NRW) in all you do.
You will undertake a range of technical compliance assessment activities, including auditing, at a wide range of waste sites, using your influencing and negotiating skills to ensure improved permit compliance. You will make complex assessments of operators' ability to protect the environment, prevent pollution, and optimise use of resources, as well as undertaking enforcement action where necessary.
You will also respond to and investigate environmental incidents making sure suitable preventative and protective action is implemented, as well as being a technical mentor and coach to less experienced officers.
For many of Wales's waste producers this will be their only contact with NRW and it will provide an opportunity to advise and influence them on issues such as waste prevention and pollution prevention to help deliver SMNR principles.
As part of NRW's role as a Category 1 responder under the Civil Contingencies Act the post holder will play an active role in incident response and participate in rotas and cascade arrangements.
Qualifications and Skills
1. Extensive knowledge and experience of either working in a regulated industry or as a regulator. 2. Good understanding of commercial business processes and pressures. 3. Ability to communicate effectively with regulated business and the public, explaining complex issues and gaining support by influencing.
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  • Job Reference: 704957631-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Natural Resources Wales
    Natural Resources Wales
  • Location: North
  • Salary: £35,994 to £39,369
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent