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£41,496 - £43,516 a year | Permanent
- Job title:
- Environmental Co-ordinator
- North and Mid Wales Trunk Road Agent
- Business and Statutory Unit
- Closing date:
- 28/09/2023 10:00
- Job type/Hours:
- Permanent | 37 Hour
- £41,496 - £43,516 a year
- Pay Scale:
- See Job Advertisement
The Environmental Co-ordinator will be responsible for developing and maintaining systems for environmental management on behalf of the Agency and lead on the coordination of environmental matters for the Agency in the Mid Wales region.
The post will be based at one of the following locations - Bangor, Halkyn, Dolgellau, Conwy, Llandrindod, Aberaeron, Newtown
Gwynedd Council offers an attractive employment package, for more information please click on this Information Pack
For these posts, the ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable. Gwynedd Council operates internally through the medium of Welsh, and offers all its services bilingually. The applicant will be required to reach the linguistic level noted as one of the essential skills in the Person Specification.
We encourage everyone who applies for a job with Gwynedd Council to submit job applications in Welsh or bilingually.
(Applications submitted in English only or Welsh only will always be treated equally, but we ask applicants to consider carefully what the linguistic requirements of the job in question is and if it would be more appropriate to submit an application in Welsh.)
For further information about this post please contact Ian Kenrick Hughes on 01286 65188
Application forms and further details available from, Support Service, Gwynedd Council, Council Offices, Caernarfon, LL55 1SH Tel: 01286 679076 E-Mail: email@example.com
CLOSING DATE: 28/09/2023
If you are successful to be short listed for an interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address provided on your application form. You need to ensure that you check your email regularly.
• Leadership skills.
• Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
• Decision making and negotiation skills.
• Good report writing and presentational skills.
• Self-motivation, enthusiasm and commitment.
• High degree of interpersonal skills.
• Innovation and generation of ideas.
QUALIFICATIONS AND RELEVANT TRAINING
• Degree in environmental management or relevant specialist field plus relevant professional qualification.
• Membership of relevant professional body.
• Qualifications in related specialist fields.
• Extensive experience of the management of environmental studies, reports, management plans, etc., in connection with highway schemes or other major civil engineering projects.
• Experience of working with a highway maintenance and improvement organisation with regard to environmental and ecological issues.
• Experience of implementation and enforcement of European and UK legislation and regulations.
• Experience of development of environmental programmes of work.
• Commissioning and supervision of a variety of ecological studies, surveys and management plans.
• Experience of dealing with trunk road stakeholders, including representatives of the Welsh Government, local authorities, other public and private bodies, landowners and the public in general.
• Experience of staff / team management
• Management of contracts for soft estate management activities.
• Supervision of various specialist environmental skills.
• Involvement in generation of environmental policies / strategies for public bodies.
• Operation of ISO 14001 systems.
SKILLS AND SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE
• High level of environmental and ecological expertise.
• Considerable knowledge of European and UK environmental regulations and legislation.
• IT literate.
• Health & Safety Awareness.
• Knowledge of WG and LA requirements and procedures.
• ISO 14001 requirements.
• Familiarity with computer based environmental management systems.
• Familiarity with GIS.
• Staff Management experience
• Ability to provide advice on climate change issues
Listening and speaking
Welsh – desirable
Reading and understanding
Welsh – desirable
Welsh – desirable
Purpose of the Post
To coordinate environmental matters for the North & Mid Wales Trunk Road Agency, and on behalf of the Welsh Government (WG), in order to ensure that such matters are given due consideration in all aspects of the Agency’s work.
Responsibility for functions . e.g. staff, budgets, equipment
Responsible for developing and maintaining systems for environmental management on behalf of the Agency.
Responsible for budgets relating to the management of the trunk road soft estate and other environmental management programmes.
Responsible for liaising and working with others in the Environmental Team and Welsh Government in relation to environmental matters on the trunk road network.
Responsible for items of environmental equipment including a laptop, mobile phone, Welsh Government asset management information and survey equipment
Main Duties .
To lead on the coordination of environmental matters for the Agency in the Mid Wales region.
To manage the trunk road soft estate, and ensure that environmental aspects are given due consideration in all of the Agency’s activities.
To develop, implement and maintain an inventory of the trunk road soft estate, together with an appropriate management system to ensure effective environmental management in accordance with WG requirements.
To be aware of, and fully conversant with, existing and future relevant environmental and associated legislation, to advise Agency and WG staff as appropriate, and to coordinate any necessary action required.
To procure, manage and supervise specialist environmental or ecological consultants and contractors on trunk road matters.
To develop, implement and maintain an environmental calendar and works programme for the Agency in accordance with WG requirements, and taking into account the particular requirements of documents such as WG Trunk Road Maintenance Manual (WGTRMM), Manual of Contract Documents for Highways Works (MCHW), National Highway Sector Scheme (NHSS) 18 and Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DRMB)
Assist the CC and EM with the development and implementation of the Agencies CC strategy
Manage environmental officers and trainees
To assist in the development of a Quality Management System for the Agency, and in particular, to lead and advise on ensuring compliance with ISO 14001, Environmental Management Systems, in accordance with the requirements of the Welsh Government Managing Agency Agreement (WGMAA).
To advise and liaise with Partner Authorities with regard to environmental issues with the aim of harmonising arrangements throughout the Agency and across the whole range of operations and activities.
To assist the Route Management, Technology, Delivery Teams and others in the development of appropriate processes and work programmes, with the aim of ensuring that environmental matters are fully taken into account.
To enable and implement ongoing prioritised environmental management programmes for the Agency trunk road network, to assist in the brief, allocation, bid process, and to manage budgets as appropriate.
To be responsible for ensuring that any necessary training on environmental issues is arranged for Agency and Partner Authority staff as appropriate.
To establish arrangements to ensure that the Agency has access to specialist environmental advisors and contractors as and when required.
To ensure that WG environmental reporting requirements are met.
On behalf of the Agency, to provide environmental input into the review of policies and standards pertinent to the business of the Agency, and to establish and monitor performance targets as required.
To provide advice on the direction and content of environmental and other documents produced with regard to the operation and improvement of the North & Mid Wales trunk road network as and when required.
Health & Safety and Environment
• It is the responsibility of every employee within the Agency to comply with the Health and Safety, environmental and quality policies as defined within the Agency Integrated Business Management System.
• Ensure that Health and Safety at Work and environmental legislation and policies are strictly adhered to.
• Undertake personal Health and Safety responsibility at all times
To liaise as appropriate with Agency officers, WG Officers, Partner Authorities and other relevant bodies.
To foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. In this context, to monitor technological, contractual and other developments in the industry, including new methods, with the aim of adopting best practice wherever appropriate.
To assist and support the Environmental Team. Provide support to other Agency officers in the fulfilment of their duties.
To represent the interests of the Agency generally at meetings with stakeholders.
Managerial, administrative, technical and professional duties commensurate with the status of the post.
Responsibility for self-development.
Ensure compliance with Health and Safety rules in the workplace in accordance with the responsibilities noted in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Council’s Health and Safety Policy.
Operate within the Council’s policies and procedures in relation to equal opportunities and equality.
Responsibility for information management in accordance with the Council’s information management standards and guidelines. Ensure that personal information is handled in compliance with Data Protection legislation
The above list of duties is only an outline. The post holder will be expected to undertake any other duties relevant to the nature and scale of the post, in accordance with reasonable requests from the Line Manager.
Special Circumstances . e.g. the need to work unsociable hours, special working arrangements etc.
• Willingness to work occasional hours which are outside normal working hours (08:00 to 18:00hrs) as required
• to assist the Network Manager in dealing with emergencies if required.
• Visit construction sites.
• Attend meetings in other parts of the UK (e.g. Conwy, Cardiff).