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Senior Nuclear Waste Assessor

- £74,564 | Flexible

About the employer:

The Environment Agency is recruiting a Senior Nuclear Assessor to join our Nuclear Waste Assessment Team. We regulate the disposal of radioactive waste in the nuclear industry across England, providing specialist technical advice and support.

Why Choose Environment Agency:

  • Make a Real Difference: Contribute to a resilient, sustainable environment and combat climate change.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for career advancement and involvement in impactful projects.
  • Continuous Learning: Encouraged professional development and mentoring of staff.
  • Collaboration and Partnership: Work with experienced professionals in a supportive and inclusive environment.
  • Team Environment: Join a close-knit team passionate about the environment.
  • Champion Health, Safety, and Wellbeing: Lead initiatives promoting a positive culture.
  • Incident Response: Play a crucial role in responding to incidents.


  • Lead technical assessments for proposed and existing radioactive waste disposal facilities.
  • Contribute to nuclear waste management policy and guidance development.
  • Assess radioactive waste management for new reactor designs and nuclear power stations.


  • Scientific Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Significant experience in treating, conditioning, and disposing of solid radioactive waste.
  • Ability to analyze technical proposals and safety cases.
  • Strong decision-making and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent technical report writing and customer-facing skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders.
  • Full UK driving license for travel.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career development and flexible working options.
  • Inclusive culture welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Apply Now:

Interviews will be conducted w/c 24th June 2024.

Closing date: 28 May 2024