• Lisburn
  • £ 11.11 per hour
  • Temporary
  • SMC
  • stephanie.mccutcheon@premiere-agency.com

Water Quality Officers required in Lisburn

Post until March 2022

£11.11 per hour

Based in Lisburn – Travel required South Down (including the Newcastle, Warrenpoint, Kilkeel, Newry, Rathfriland, Banbridge and Newry areas) all of South Armagh and also the Craigavon, Markethill, Lurgan and Portadown areas

Based in Dungannon – travel required to Tyrone and Armagh


Job duties:

  • To take routine samples of water and effluent discharges from rivers, lakes and coastal waters, groundwater, water service waste water treatment works, private sewage treatment works, septic tanks, industrial discharges, landfill sites, water treatment works
  • Freshwater and effluent sampling in response to pollution incidents.
  • Other duties associated with consented discharges such as low flow inspections and visual inspections of discharges.Assist other staff with proactive site visits to industrial sites and other premises targeted as part of the pollution prevention campaign.
  • Support duties to assist other field staff
  • Agricultural site checks of rivers and lakes in places with a past history
  • Regular audits of vehicles, pollution trailers to ensure adequate stocks and up to date stock sheets.
  • Work under the supervision of Sampling Team staff to maintain conformance with the Quality System in compliance with the requirements of the ISO 17025 standard.
  • Driving vehicles from a vehicle pool to collect samples from pre-agreed sites

You will have:

  • A valid UK driving license
  • 4 GCSE’s including Maths, English and Science
  • 6 months experience in a relevant field