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10 Aug 2020

Full-Time DE&S Environmental Protection Advisor (EPA)

Defence Equipment and Support – Posted by Defence Equipment and Support Beith, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description


£26,350 – £31,000 per annum (plus benefits). Internal candidates/existing Civil Servants should refer to the Further Information leaflet for salary details.

Job description

As a H&S professional, you will be required to act on behalf of the Head of Establishment (HoE) as OHSE Advisor at DM Beith, North Ayrshire KA15 1JT

The workforce at DM Beith is engaged in a wide range of tasks relating to explosive storage and the processing of ammunition; an understanding of working in this type of environment would be an advantage.

After the initial induction period there is a requirement to become part of the ‘on site’ Duty Officer rota.


To succeed in this assignment, you will need to:

• Support the delivery of OHSE effective management to support activity to ensure that the HoE meets his statutory compliance commitments whilst championing continuous improvement.
• Promote a single way of working to underpin the cohesive and coherent delivery of H&S management across the site.
• Ensure effective and compliant processes and procedures are integrated in daily business.
• Embed good behaviours and initiate activity to enhance the culture across all areas of health, safety and environmental protection.
• Conduct checks, support assurance reviews and deliver monitoring guidance.
• Deliver continuous improvement against corporate performance indicators.

What you will be assessed against

To be found successful you must demonstrate the following essential criteria:

• A relevant H&S qualification, such as a NEBOSH General Certificate (or equivalent)
• Relevant experience in a similar complex working environment.

In addition to key OHSE management principles, a demonstrable competency in the following areas:desirable criteria:

• Transport Management
• Major Incident Planning
• Fire Safety
• Explosive Safety

If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following technical competencies:
• Risk Assessment
• OHSEP Fundamentals

If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following behaviours:

• Communicating and influencing
• Working together

What’s in it for you?

You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.

Find out more about what we offer by clicking here or by using ‘The Little Book of Big Benefits’ booklet PDF at the bottom of this page.

Applicants should be aware that any move across the Civil Service may have implications on an employee’s ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.

About your team

Corporate Services Group (CSG) is pivotal in enabling effective business operations. We are a professional body of people who undertake a diverse range of challenging activities which are integral to Defence procurement and support. CSG are represented in every area of the organisation enabling the successes of DE&S.


Please find ‘The Little Book of Big Benefits’ attached or click here

This post is not eligible for relocation allowances.

How to Apply

Please click here to apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Advisor, DE&S, Defence, enivornmental, Protection, and Scotland. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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