We have a diverse team of 14 staff, you will be working on river and coastal defences, to prevent and respond to flooding and pollution in all weather conditions, all year round. As a Team Member 3a in our Operations Field Team you will be expected to have a high level of skill in ground maintenance and operating tools and machinery. You will support our Lead Team Members by: • Overseeing Health & Safety on site.• Supporting the team on site. • Coaching and mentoring others.• Delivering work to a high standard.• Ensure work sites are operating legally and under Environment Agency policies and procedures We act quickly when there’s an emergency such as flooding or pollution. You will be asked to work in our 24-hour call-out rota, you have an opportunity to increase your SALARY with overtime and standby duties payments. You should show a positive, adaptable approach and a ‘can do’ attitude as a committed team player. You will be well organised keeping your tools and PPE in top condition. You will need good communication skills to work with customers and partners. You will need good time management and the ability to work alone in isolated locations. You will demonstrate a good level of understanding or experience in all or some of these skills:• Health & Safety awareness • Tree and vegetation management • Use of power tools• Use of ride on plant and equipment• Light construction projects• Legal requirements around the use of tools and equipment You will need some experience using tablet-style computers and mobile technology.The ideal candidate will be friendly, helpful, and willing to work with others. You will be assessed for these skills and behaviours over a six-month probational period.