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Environmental Officer

Based in Whitby

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Sirius Minerals is seeking an environment officer to work within the environment team of its US$2.9 billion multi-discipline engineering, procurement and construction project.

The role

Sirius Minerals is seeking an environment officer to work within the environment team of its US$2.9 billion multi-discipline engineering, procurement and construction project.  Reporting to the environment manager, you will undertake on-site environmental monitoring, auditing and reporting.

Key responsibilities

  • Carry out environmental monitoring in accordance with the Project’s requirements (such as groundwater, surface water and soil sampling)
  • Implement environmental policies and procedures to ensure environmental compliance for the Company
  • Coordinate aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, energy and carbon reporting
  • Produce, review and implement CEMPS, SWMP and emergency response plans
  • Audit, analyse and report the environmental performance of all Sirius Minerals sites
  • Monitor legislative activity and communicate potential impact to Sirius Minerals
  • Assist in the discharge of environmental aspects of planning conditions.

Skills, experience and attributes

  • An honours degree in relevant scientific or engineering discipline
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrable experience of undertaking and reporting on environmental monitoring in accordance with compliance requirements
  • A trained environmental auditor, possessing a good understanding on a wide range of environmental issues
  • The ability to effectively audit the environmental compliance of sites and give technical and policy advice to sites on environmental matters
  • Computer literate and proficient IT skills
  • Proactive and motivated person who will identify and promote environmental improvements
  • Regular travel between Project sites in North Yorkshire will be required, therefore a clean UK driving licence is essential


Salary — competitive depending on experience

Closing date

26 March 2018


To cover Scarborough, Whitby and Wilton areas

How to apply

Please apply via

We do not accept applications from agencies.

About us

Sirius Minerals Plc is a publicly listed company on the London Stock Exchange’s MAIN market. Through the development of its North Yorkshire polyhalite project it will become a world leading producer of multi-nutrient fertilizer.

The Project involves the construction of a state-of-the-art underground mine to enable the extraction of polyhalite – a unique multi-nutrient fertilizer – along with the necessary infrastructure both above and below ground that will be required for transport, processing and distribution.

The Company is headquartered in Scarborough, with a small London presence, and has an increasingly growing team. To work at Sirius, you must share the Company’s values and determination to reach our goals quickly, efficiently and with the highest safety standards.

Sirius Minerals is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Corporate values

Our values are central to the way we think and behave and are all of equal importance. Our objectives may evolve through each phase of the project, but our values will always remain at the heart of what we do:

Responsibility: leadership by everyone — acting with accountability and integrity

Ownership: pride in our Company and everything we do — look after it like it is yours

Belief: uncompromising determination that we will succeed no matter what the challenge

Urgency: a bias for action — a restless need to find solutions, overcome hurdles and move forward

Safety: looking after each other all the time — making every day a good day

Team: success comes from working together and not alone

Your information

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Closing Date:
26th March 2018
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