Graduate Environmental Scientist in Sittingbourne

Job description

Ecologia part of the RSK Group Ltd is a multi-disciplinary, specialist contaminated land consultant/contractor that provides advice and undertakes site investigation and remediation projects across the UK and Europe.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Environmental Scientist to join our busy and growing team in the South East.

Graduate Environmental Scientist – Sittingbourne, Kent

The Role

We are seeking a motivated and ambitious individual as a Graduate Environmental Scientist with a focus on contaminated land to join our Remediation Service Line in our Sittingbourne office, Kent.


The successful candidate will be required to assist our Project Managers with the organisation of projects, procure materials and contractors, prepare reports and provide feedback from sites, whilst ensuring compliance with Company procedures.

Site duties will include:

  • Undertaking Phase I and Phase II site investigations,
  • Soil and Groundwater sampling & soil logging,
  • Supervise excavations,
  • Prepare & send samples to accredited laboratories,
  • Assistance in the preparation of Health and Safety documentation in relation to site work 
  • Undertake remediation site inspections,
  • Liaise with contractors,
  • Operate scientific equipment.
  • Knowledge Skills & Experience Required

    We will generally expect candidates to be qualified to degree level in an environment/land related subject; however, candidates from a more practical background with experience dealing with oil spills for insurance companies may also be considered. Candidates with CSCS card are encouraged to apply albeit the company will provide the necessary training.

    The successful candidate will have good literacy and reporting skills, a flexible attitude to work, and possess the enthusiasm and drive to deliver the requirements of this role.

    The ability to work as an effective member of a team and on your own initiative will be essential, along with excellent communication, organisational and problem-solving skills.

    The job will require a willingness to travel across the South East of England; a full UK/EC driving license is essential.

    Salary and benefits:

  • £18,00 - £20,000 depending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, Healthshield cash plan, payroll giving and cycle-to-work scheme 
  • Training and Development
  • We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

    As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

    Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

    The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Listed a being as one of the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 

    Extra information

    Education Level
    Working hours per week
    4 - 40
    Type of Contract
    Casual / Part Time Jobs
    Published at
    Profession Sub-category
    Customer Service
    Full UK/EU driving license preferred
    Car Preferred
    Must be eligible to work in the EU
    Cover Letter Required

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