Our client in West London is looking for a Senior Air Quality Officer to join their team.
To act as a Specialist Scientific Advisor to the Environmental Health (Environmental Protection) Division and to other Council Departments on matters related to air quality management and air pollution control.
- To be an expert and carry out air pollution investigation, monitoring control and enforcement. Check and maintain the Council’s air pollution monitoring stations and equipment, carry out monitoring, collect data, interpret trends, using the Section’s Geographical Information System and report on conclusions, particularly relating to transport, construction and any community problems. Be a motivated air quality specialist who has previous experience of dealing with development related air quality assessments, managing an air quality monitoring network and implementing Air Quality Action Plans. Carry out regular review and assessment of local air quality, to comply with the UK Air Quality Strategy, The Mayor for London’s Air Quality Strategy and Council Strategy, to agreed timetables. Carry out the assessment and review of Planning Applications allocated to the Team with respect to air quality issues. Use environmental consultants to assist with developing and delivering the aims and objectives of the Council’s Air Quality Strategy. Provide technical support and advice to consultants for Air Quality issues.
Knowledge & Experience
- Recognised Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health or equivalent (e.g. Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science). Advanced specialist knowledge of air quality and pollution control. Detailed knowledge of environmental impact controls and up to date knowledge of current work practices and recent developments within Environmental Health. Experience in implementing Air Quality Strategies and investigation of pollution cases. At least 3 years’ relevant post-qualification experience. A working knowledge of contaminated land would also be advantageous. Experience with planning systems is highly desirable.
*Hybrid working: working from home and attendance in office is required.
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