Bi-Borough Environmental Quality Officer (Air Quality) Fixed Term until 31 March 2018

LB Hammersmith and Fulham
PO1-PO4 £32,157- £41,811
Hammersmith and Fulham
14 March 2016

The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and the Royal Borough of Kensington are vibrant places to live and work.  There are many notable regeneration projects including Earls Court, The White City Opportunity Area, the Tideway Tunnel and Crossrail, so you are never too far from new and exciting challenges. Both councils are Air Quality Management Areas and operate six air quality monitoring stations.  

The main focus of this post is to address air quality issues through the planning process and implement the councils’ Air Quality Action Plans. The team also deal with other duties including contaminated land, industrial processes, private water supplies and the enforcement of the ‘polluter pays’ principle ensuring the prevention and remediation of environmental damage.  

An opportunity now exists in the Environmental Quality Team for an experienced and motivated air quality specialist.   

The successful candidate should have relevant professional experience, detailed technical knowledge and a good understanding of environmental legislation and how it affects the work of the council.  Experience with the planning system is highly desirable.  The officers will be qualified at a minimum to a degree level in a relevant discipline (e.g. Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, or equivalent). Excellent verbal and written communication and IT skills are a must and experience of databases, GIS packages and quantitative risk assessment tools is required.

For further information about this post please see the Job Pack.  

Applicants must describe how they meet each section in the Selection 

Criteria/Person Specification document provided in Job Pack to be 

considered for this post (i.e. Qualification and Experience, Skills and Knowledge, etc.).

Closing Date: 14th March 2016

Shortlisting Date: 17th March 2016

Interview / Assessment Dates: w/c 21st March 2016

To apply for either of these roles, please visit; https://jobs.westminster.gov.uk/job-search.html

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