Environmental Health Officer / Technical Officer (Environmental protection)

Location
South London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Ref
BF5002
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Ref: BF5002

 

Our client in South London is recruiting for an Environmental Health Officer / Technical Officer to undertake environmental protection and public health duties to start asap initially for 3 months.

 

Primary Objectives

 

 

  • Ensure that the Council’s duties in respect of requests for service relating tonoise, atmospheric pollution andcontaminated land are dealt with promptly and efficiently.
  • Assist in carrying out the Council’s EnvironmentalProtectionduties including (but not exclusively) noise, air pollution, contaminated land, integrated pollution and prevention control (IPPC), and air quality.

 

 

Main Duties

 

  • Assist in the day-to-day operation of the Pollution Control section of Environmental
  • Health, along with the provision of guidance and advice when required.
  • Ensure that any strategies are implemented and reviewed, together with any monitoring programme.
  • Ensure the investigation ofnoiseand atmospheric pollution complaints together with appropriate action.
  • Assist in the EnvironmentalHealth Service’s responses to planning applications,contaminated land consultations and landfill gas issues.
  • Prepare reports, monitor performance indicators and produce benchmarking statistics as and whenrequired.

 

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING/QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • A degree (MSc or BSc) in Environmental Health together with Certificate of Registration with the Environmental Health Officers Registration Board EHORB (or equivalent qualification or extensive experience).
  • Institute of Acoustics - Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control or Certificate of Competence in Environmental Noise Measurement.
  • Completion of continued professional development (CPD) related to Environmental protection in order to maintain skills.
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (MCIEH or MCIEH CEnvH) or undertaking to complete membership prior to appointment (including meeting the necessary CIEH requirements).
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications within the field of Environmental
  • Protection such as environmental permitting contaminated land, pest management, air quality or similar.

EXPERIENCE

  • Recent experience working within an Environmental Protection Team at  senior level.
  • Experience of carrying out a significant caseload of investigations and inspections specifically related to Environmental Protection, Planning Consultations Contaminated Land, Permitted Processes, Air Quality and Noise Management.

 

 

 

If you have the right skills, experience and qualifications for these roles and feel you match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on 020 8732 5450 or email info@buckinghamfutures.com

Should your application be successful, you will be contacted shortly.

Thank you for your interest in our role. Buckingham Futures endeavours to respond to all applications; however, due to the volume of CVs received, this may not always be possible.