Environmental Pollution Technician

  • Job Reference: R26575
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Lincolnshire
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Circa £30k dependent on skills and experience (+ standby and overtime) & Business use of Company Van

Location: Lincolnshire

Type: Full-time, permanent, 37 hours per week


  • 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Double Matched Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • An excellent Family Leave package - to help you support your family including fantastic maternity, paternity, and shared parental leave policies.

Embrace the Green Future with Anglian Water

Join us at Anglian Water and dive into a career that makes a real difference. As an Environmental Pollution Technician , you will be at the forefront of our mission to protect and restore our natural environment. This role is not just about doing a job it has a real purpose; it's about contributing to a sustainable future. Our natural environment is at the fore front of climate change and it's important that we protect it for our Region to flourish and for us to leave a legacy for future generations to enjoy.

Your Role

Your work will have a direct impact on the environment we serve, guiding our efforts to prevent any potential impacts to our precious natural environment and preventing future risks. In this vital position, you will be joining our operational front-line teams in responding to potential events, supporting us in learning lessons, improving our ways of working and engaging with key stakeholders and communities to share what we do every day.

You may not have a background in environmental management or water industry operations; we are interested in people who care as much as we do about wanting to make a real difference. We are looking for passion, curiosity and determination to continually improve.

No two days will be the same! The job will be varied and out in the field working with our front-line teams, communities and stakeholders. Some of your everyday activities could include:

  • Gathering data and samples to proactively monitor our watercourses as it's important we understand how healthy they are. Where needed, you'll work with others to improve them.
  • Being the first responder on potential issues to ensure we mitigate any risk of impact to the environment, coordinating response impact assessments: conducting sampling, taking photographs, and making detailed observations
  • Digging deep into root causes of issues by supporting investigations so we can gather key lessons to prevent reoccurrence and promote brilliant practice
  • Being the first port of call for stakeholder liaison during events maintaining relationships in a trusted and transparent way, such as our Regulators, so we can supply timely accurate and compliant data
  • Making sure pollution mitigation equipment is ready and available for use
  • Being available out of core hours, on standby, to maintain our excellent pollution response.
  • Working as an ambassador for Anglian Water you will protect and enhance the environments that we serve while looking for ways to engage with our community groups to support river health improvements.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Full UK driving licence is essential as you will be visiting lots of our brilliant region's places
  • A passion for wanting to protect the environment and the desire to learn about our industry.
  • Experience in the environmental field or water industry is not an imperative however could be beneficial
  • Being able to work independently, with the right training and support, would be a real plus as you'll be out and about a lot - but you will also get the opportunity to work with lots of different teams day to day too
  • We would love to hear from people that have a strong curious mindset, who enjoy solving problems, continually learning and adapting practices
  • Being excellent under pressure and capable of managing competing priorities would help you be really successful in this role

Why join Anglian Water?

At Anglian Water, we believe in caring for both our environment and our people. Our culture is built on flexibility, support, and a commitment to sustainability. We offer a competitive pension scheme where we double-match your contributions up to 6%, ensuring a secure future. Our comprehensive benefits package includes private healthcare, life assurance, personal accident cover, and a bonus scheme.

With 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy and sell additional days, you can balance work and life seamlessly. Enjoy great discounts on everyday products and services, making life a little easier.

Join Us in Making a Difference

At Anglian Water, we welcome everyone. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We value merit, passion for the environment, and a dedication to making positive impacts.

Join us not just for a job, but for a fulfilling career where your contributions matter. Be a part of a compassionate workplace that values every drop of potential.

Closing date: 16/06/2024

Interviews: WC 1st July 2024