Bi-Borough Environmental Quality Officer (Contaminated Land)

Posted over 2 years ago
Location London (West)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £28,845 - £41,811
Sector Construction / Civil Engineering, Engineering, EIA, Environment Management
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 26 June 2015
Bi-Borough Environmental Quality Officer (Contaminated Land) £28,845 - £41,811 Permanent Full Time 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 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 the Environmental Quality Team is to address potentially contaminated land issues and air quality and through the planning process and to implement the councils' Contaminated Land Strategy and Air Quality Action Plans. The team also deal with other duties such as the regulation and enforcement of industrial processes, the regulation of 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 and experienced and motivated contaminated land specialist to develop and assist us in driving this work forward. You should have relevant professional experience, detailed technical knowledge and a good understanding of environmental legislation and how it affects the work of the council. A minimum of one year's experience undertaking intrusive site investigations is required and experience with the planning system is highly desirable. The candidate will be qualified as a minimum to a degree level in a relevant discipline (e.g. Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Hydrogeology, Geology, Civil Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineer and Contaminated Land 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 Description and Specification. 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 and Knowledge, etc.). Closing Date: 26th June 2015 Interview date: w/c 6th July 2015