Environment & Resources Authority

Environment Technical Officer II

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  31 May, 2024
  • Job Ref:  KMP-90990

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Environment Technical Officer II to join our team.

The main duties and responsibilities include:

  • General assistance to Environment Officers in carrying out the functions of the Biodiversity and Water Unit;
  • Implementing biodiversity, nature, and water-related surveillance and monitoring needs, through site visits and reporting, hence covering aspects such as species and habitats identification, assessment of pressures thereon, and surface water analyses;
  • Assisting with site visits and related fieldwork for data collection and interpretation, amongst others;
  • Assisting Environment Officers and other colleagues in preparing and implementing plans, policies, and reports on matters relating to administration, management, sampling, surveillance, and monitoring, particularly in relation to biodiversity, nature, and water-related aspects;
  • Assisting in setting up and maintenance of necessary databases and registers;
  • Interpreting of measures necessary to be taken for the protection of the environment;
  • Liaison between relevant teams and units within ERA on matters of mutual concern;
  • Making use of information technology tools to input and present data, and hence to formulate reports, including the creation and updating of spatial data;
  • Carrying out related subsidiary and ancillary tasks within the normal flexibility of the job as directed by the Unit Manager or other supervisor to whom the Environment Technical Officer is assigned;
  • Handling data with the strictest confidentiality as necessary;
  • Use of certain equipment, including the preparation of necessary calibration and other solutions for pertinent analyses;
  • Assist in performing periodic quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) work, including equipment adjustment and calibration as required.

Job entry requirements:
Qualifications: Four (4) O’ levels including Maltese, Maths and English and either a Science Subject or Geography (MQF level 3 Sec Grades 1-5); and

  • One (1) A’ level in a science subject or Geography (MQF Level 4);
  • Two (2) years working experience in the field of Environment;
  • Possess a category B driving licence.

Skills: interpersonal, report writing, communication and data collection and analysis skills and preferably computer literate.

Kindly quote Jobsplus permit no: 07/2024.