Celebrating and preserving the unique cultural and environmental character of the borough is a major focus of this department, which includes Planning and Borough Development, Transport and Highways, Libraries, Environmental Health, Community Safety and Cleaner, Greener and Cultural Services. Kensington and Chelsea is one of London’s most vibrant and densely populated boroughs, with a multitude of beautiful buildings, museums and parks. The planning team ensure any new building projects are undertaken with consideration to our residents, as well as our skyline.
An opportunity now exists in the Environmental Quality Team for two experienced and motivated air quality specialists. The main focus of these posts is to address air quality issues through the planning process and implement the councils’ Air Quality Action Plans. You will work as part of a larger team who also deal with other duties including contaminated land, industrial processes and the enforcement of the ‘polluter pays’ principle ensuring the prevention and remediation of environmental damage.
Applicants must describe how they meet each section in the Selection Criteria/Person Specification document provided to be considered for this post (i.e. Qualification and Experience, Skills, Experience and Attitude, etc.).
The successful candidates 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.
You 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.