Noise Nuisance Officer x2

London (East), London (Greater)
06 Nov 2017
06 Dec 2017
Contract Type

Our client in East London is looking to appoint two officers to deal with a range of noise complaints from construction sites to domestic noise to start asap initially for till the end of March 2018.


Main duties


  • To undertake acoustic assessments and noisesurveys with reference to relevant British and Industry Standards. Authoring expert acoustic reports for the purpose of providing evidence in support of criminal and civil proceedings.


  • To act as a profession and expert witness in the field of acoustics and noisenuisance


  • To review and critically assess third party acoustic reports and assessments


Key Accountabilities 


  1. Work within and contribute to the NoiseandNuisance/Response team’s advisory and front-line enforcement duties aligned with the Council’s strategic plans, vision, objectives and service delivery standards.


  • Prepare relevant legal documentation for presentation at the relevant Court (e.g civil, criminal) or tribunal or hearing, including the licensing sub-committees.


  • Undertake and self-manage within delegated parameters and authority lead responsibility for specific areas of service delivery in noisenuisanceand acoustics.


Essential knowledge and skills


  1. Ability and application to acquire the practical and theoretical knowledge and skills sufficient to effectively carry out duties commensurate with the post.
  2. The ability to undertake work programmes and meet targets.
  3. Ability to work in partnership with others and achieve shared outcomes..
  4. Ability to undertake in situ risk assessments on personal safety.
  5. Ability to manage casework.
  6. Good interpersonal skills relevant to duties.
  7. Good negotiating and influencing skills
  8. Creative and practical approach to problem solving
  9. Practical and theoretical knowledge and skills sufficient to effectively carry out the duties within the NoiseandNuisance/Response Team within Regulatory Services.
  10. Ability to prepare and quality check letters, reports and service related legal documents.



  • A minimum of 5 GCSE “O” level qualifications or equivalent ( to include Maths and

English), and a minimum of 2 “ A” level qualifications or equivalent.

  • Post graduate diploma in acoustics of equivalent qualification·Significant experience of working in a customer focused service
  • Significant experience in criminal and civil enforcement
  • Significant experience in authoring witness statements, legal files and expert acoustic reports.
  • Significant experience in undertaking and managing complex and technical investigations and problem solving
  • Experience in undertaking technical appraisals of acoustic reports and assessments
  • Experience undertaking environmental noisesurveys and assessments
  • Experience presenting complex acoustic evidence in court and public hearings acting as an expert witness.


To register your interest please email or call us on 020 8732 5450.

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