Enforcement Officer - Air Quality RC00006H

Cheshire East Council
Grade 8 £25,951 to £30,153 per annum
Macclesfield Town Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire
26 July 2017

Cheshire East is an amazing place to live, work, visit and invest. We are proud to be one of the biggest employers in the area, employing around 4000 staff based in offices and other workplaces across the Borough. As a unitary council, we provide many different services and we offer a wide range of opportunities to job applicants from all backgrounds, ages, skills and interests. Our aim is to have a diverse workforce that understands and represents the communities they serve. 

We work hard to deliver on our promise to Put Residents First by asking our staff to live our values which we believe underpin our success. To us ‘Putting Residents First’ is about really listening and understanding what residents and businesses need and responding appropriately to provide the best possible Service. 

If you would like to be part of our team and want to contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate and are willing to work as part of a team we would like to hear from you for our current vacancy. 

This position requires you to declare any unspent convictions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions Order 1975), where prompted to do so within in the application process. You are not required to disclose any spent convictions.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post.

This post is within the specialist air quality team of Cheshire East Council where air quality management is a high priority. The post holder will be responsible for the full range of air quality functions carried out both within the Environmental Protection Team and in partnership with other internal and external services. This role also includes acting as a consultee for development control applications, liaising with partners and dealing with general enquiries on air quality matters.

The post holder will have a major role to play in the development of Annual Status Reports, Air Quality Action Plans and internal policy and procedure associated with the air quality management function. The role involves management of the air quality monitoring network, use of the Airviro dispersion modelling software and associated emissions database.

The post holder must have relevant qualification and experience in air quality and be qualified to a degree level in a relevant scientific discipline. The successful candidate will be conversant with the latest planning and policy guidance relating to local air quality management and be up to date with emerging policy and scientific knowledge in the subject area.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience of working within a multidisciplinary team, have excellent communication skills and be able to prioritise workloads.

For an informal discussion about the above post please contact Nick Kelly on 01270 686720.

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