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Environmental Consultant


Shrewsbury, Shropshire
dependent on experience
Quoting vacancy reference GVAC006, send your CV and covering letter to Lily Jordan

GeoSmart are seeking a candidate with a strong academic background to support our expanding reports business. You will support and assist with the preparation of our flood risk, sustainable drainage and land quality assessments, and ideally will specialise in one of these areas. Experience of working in industry would be an advantage, but high quality graduates will also be considered. With a commitment to deliver work of the highest standard to demanding deadlines, an ambitious candidate will excel in our growing, dynamic, consultancy environment.

Role competencies and experience:

  • An appropriate earth or geoscience/geography based degree.
  • A post graduate qualification in a related science would be advantageous, particularly if water/hydrology related.
  • Strong communicator with an excellent telephone manner and written skills.
  • Willingness to deal with client enquiries over the telephone and via email and undertake regular consultation with regulatory bodies.
  • Experience in technical report writing.
  • Enthusiastic and willing, with a strong team player attitude.
  • Good administration and organisation skills to coordinate own time.
  • Hold a current driving license and be prepared to drive for business purposes on occasion.
Responsibilities and duties:

  • Support projects that deliver high quality, pragmatic advice and solutions to environmental problems.
  • Write technical interpretative reports on flood risk, sustainable drainage and contaminated land (a base of knowledge in at least one of these areas is required, but training will be provided).
  • Undertaking external consultations with regulatory bodies (such as local authorities).
  • Understanding required time inputs and delivery on budget.
  • Taking an active role in managing client accounts, understanding their requirements and taking responsibility to deliver these.
  • Understand the role of technical consultants in securing work, identifying opportunities and assisting with queries.
  • Support GeoSmart’s commercial development plans and as required undertake training in new technical areas.
  • Adhere to GeoSmart’s quality assurance and health and safety procedures.

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