Integrated Workforce Team Member x 2
- 200917: Fixed Term Appointment until 31 March 2023, with the possibility of the appointment being made permanent in the future
- 200919: Permanent
Work pattern: 9-Day fortnight
Post number: 200917, 200919
You will be contracted to the NRW location stated in this advert, of which you will be required to attend for regular meetings, training and for one-to-one meetings with your manager. These will be planned in advance. The geographical area for the day to day work is Bridgend and the Vale of Glamorgan.
We have an exciting opportunity to join the Integrated Workforce team in South Central Wales.
You will join a team that are passionate about what they do. You’ll help to deliver maintenance and capital works on NRW assets. These assets include flood risk assets like flood embankments, and you’ll be helping to keep the rivers in South Central Wales free of obstructions that can increase the risk of flooding. You’ll also work on other assets managed by NRW. The ability to operate equipment such as hand-held tools, which may include chainsaws, is an important element of the role.
As part of the team, you’ll take part in an incident response standby rota and provide out of hours cover.
Your responsibilities include:
- 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.
- Required to take part in incident response activities
Qualifications, experience and knowledge
You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of the following:
- Relevant Operators licences for tools, machinery and plant or work towards achieving.
- IOSH Working Safely.
- ICT competence (Basic level)
- Emergency First Aid +F.
- Previous forestry, construction, agricultural, environmental or plant operators experience is desirable.
- This is a physically demanding role so reasonable levels of fitness are required.
- Confident working in and near water.
- Basic literacy and numeracy skills are required for the role. GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English and Maths are essential.
- Full UK driving licence ideally to include cat B + E. (trailer tow)
Welsh language requirements
Essential Level 1 – Able to pronounce Welsh and use basic phrases
Please note if you do not meet the level 1 requirement 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.
Please note - Applications to this role will be assessed based on the following competencies, both at shortlisting and interview. Please give examples of how you demonstrate these competencies when completing your application form.
Essential Knowledge and Skills
Evaluation of Information
Communication and Relationships with Others
Responsibility for Resources
Benefits of working for us
This role will offer a range of benefits, including:
- Agile and flexible working (role dependent)
- Civil Service Pension Scheme offering employer contributions of 26.6% to 30.3%
- 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days
- Generous leave entitlements for all your life needs
- Health and wellbeing benefits and support
- Weekly well-being hour to use as you choose
See full details for all the employee benefits you will receive.
How to apply
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Application closing date: 11 October 2022
Interviews will be confirmed after shortlisting take place.
If you have any queries about the role, please contact Gareth Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07468742614
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