Scientific Officer

£30,451 - £32,234
13 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Scientific Officer

Job Reference: PEV019

Department: Place Services

Grade: SCP 26-28

Hours Worked: 37 hours per week

Salary: From £30,451 To £32,234 per annum

Closing date: 28 October 2020

An appropriately qualified Officer is required for this post in our busy Environmental Control Team. Taking a leading role in dealing with Air Quality Management and Environmental Permitting the successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to the Planning consultation work undertaken by the team in respect of air quality. An effective communicator at all levels, the successful person will have a good working knowledge of legislation and guidance relating to both Air Quality Management and Environmental Permitting. Other key skills required for the post include a high standard of computer literacy, as well as the ability to prioritise, plan and manage complex projects to a satisfactory conclusion.

The post holder will be able to work remotely or from an agile work hub but will also need to perform site visits. A degree or equivalent qualification in Environmental Science, or a related subject, is essential and an additional qualification in air pollution would be desirable. Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Tony Smith, Regulatory Services Manager on 07976 532742.

For an application form and further details, please visit or contact Kristina Dixon on telephone number: 01744 676708 or postal address: Human Resources, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP or email address:

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