RSK Group plc

  • Environmental Incident Response Technician

    Contract Type
  • Overview

    RSK Response is a business unit within the RSK Group that specialises in the provision of 24/7 environmental incident response services to a variety of clients and sectors across the UK. Due to increased workload, RSK Response is looking for an environmental incident and oil spill responder to join our growing team in Sussex.


    Successful candidates will preferably have experience in responding to and managing the clean up of environmental incidents, including oil spills, from environmental or industrial sectors. Broader experience or knowledge of environmental monitoring techniques is also welcomed. There will be opportunity for long term career progression within RSK Response and the wider RSK Group.


    This is a full-time role that will require frequent travel in the South East, infrequent stays away from home and working on an ‘On-Call’ rota basis.


    Environmental Incident Response Technician – Uckfield




    The types of activities that the successful candidate could expect to be involved with include:


    • Development and adherence to specific and point of work health & safety risk assessments
    • Rapid response to environmental incidents in a variety of urban and rural settings
    • Pro-active assessment of risks to the environment and human health from incidents and spills to ground & water
    • Application of a variety of in-situ techniques for recovering oils or other contaminants of concern
    • Self confident liaison with client and co-contractors in determining a most appropriate technical response to incidents
    • Liaison with technical and managerial support regarding all incidents
    • Provision of waste management services to clients

    Person specification:


    These posts would ideally suit practically minded individuals with a mature and pro-active approach to work with a background in environmental or similar sectors. Ultimately, the individual must want to pursue a career within the Environmental Sector. Desirable qualities and skills include:


    • A strong focus on safety management
    • Excellent communication skills with co-workers, co-contractors and clients
    • Willingness to undertake additional training as business requirements dictate
    • Full clean HGV class 2 driving licence
    • Ability to work independently on your own and on site
    • Happy to work across the UK from time to time to suit business needs
    • Flexible as regards to out of hours and weekend work.

    Salary and benefits:


    • Salary commensurate with experience
    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
    • Regular training and career development

    All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.


    For more information, please call Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor on 0117 300 4280.


    RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.


    RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.





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