Brook Street are currently recruiting an Environmental Researcher to work as a summer assistant with the Environment Agency based in Bridgwater.
The Environmental Researcher will be working with the Field Monitoring Team who are responsible for the collection of samples for the revised Bathing Water Directive, the Water Framework Directive and other statutory requirements. They deliver work across a range of disciplines including Chemical, Ecology, Fisheries and Groundwater.
The samples collected by the Environmental Researcher provide key data for other teams within the wider business in the Wessex area. This data provides evidence for the investigation of failing bathing waters, help to provide data for compliance under the Environmental Permitting Regulations for discharges as well as providing core data for reporting and investigations.
The successful candidate will help us to deliver our bathing water-sampling programme, assist in fisheries monitoring surveys and potentially undertake water quality and ecological sampling. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate that they can meet the following criteria:
This Environmental Researcher role is a temporary position, ongoing until 30/09/20, 37 hours a week and some weekend/bank holiday cover work is required. This position requires a driver and someone who can swim and is paid at £9.56ph