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Pollution Control Manager

Eastleigh Borough Council
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Pollution Control Manager

Band 10 - £47,917

Full-time, permanent (37 hours per week)

Eastleigh, Hampshire

Do you want to make a difference?

Eastleigh Borough Council is an ambitious and progressive council. We are recognised for our innovation and achievements, and for delivering high quality services to our customers and the community. We are looking for an experienced Pollution Control Manager to lead our busy Pollution Control Team and provide a high standard of professional advice and support to ensure compliance with legislation, professional codes of practice and local policy.

The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of relevant environmental legislation and its enforcement. They will have experience and knowledge of commenting on planning applications, statutory nuisance, air pollution (LAQM), contaminated land, environmental permitting and other related environmental protection issues.

We are seeking someone who has experience and knowledge across the environmental protection field, however the ability to respond to complex planning applications is essential. The role will also include line managing, supporting, and developing colleagues in the team.

You must possess excellent communication skills, be able to collect, analyse and interpret complex data, and have experience of dealing with a variety of customers, partners and elected members. You will also be required to demonstrate an ability to manage competing priorities and remain calm under pressure. You will have good IT skills and the ability to use relevant specialist software.

Due to the nature of the role, a full driving license is essential.

At Eastleigh, we are committed to supporting and developing all our staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative and enjoyable. We offer excellent opportunities for continuous professional development and support our staff in maintaining a good work life balance through our flexi time system.

We also have an excellent package of benefits including:

  • 28-31 days annual leave dependant on service
  • Flexible working arrangements and ability to accrue up to 2 days additional flexi leave per month (subject to operational requirements)
  • Defined Benefit Pension Scheme
  • Places Leisure, Eastleigh – 30% off Full Membership
  • Confidential Employee Advice and Support Programme
  • Car and Season Ticket loans
  • Excellent working environment
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Good work life balance

If you are excited by this opportunity and feel you have the skills, experience and attitude we are looking for we would love to hear from you.

To arrange an informal discussion please contact James Howe, Head of Regulatory Services by emailing

Closing date: 30 April 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed



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