ENVIRONMENT AND HOUSING SERVICES
TECHNICAL OFFICER – CONTAMINATED LAND
JOB SHARE 16.5 HOURS PER WEEK
GRADE F £27,741 to £31,346 per year (pro rata)
An opportunity has arisen for a part-time, permanent Contaminated Land Officer in the council’s Environmental Health service.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a relevant science degree or equivalent experience. You will need to have experience with geographical information systems and experience of dealing with the investigation and remediation of contaminated land. Due to service demands our preference is to appoint an experienced officer if possible, however inexperienced officers will also be considered.
Some of the key responsibilities of the role include:-
- Reviewing technical reports to support planning applications.
- Undertaking the work-plan in the councils’ Contaminated Land Inspections and Assessment Strategy.
- Identify potentially contaminated sites and obtaining all necessary data to allow determination of the risk to the environment or human health.
- Undertaking a tendering process to select contractors for intrusive site investigations.
- Assisting in other work undertake by the Environmental Protection Team including air quality and statutory nuisance investigation.
You will be an excellent communicator with a strong commitment to excellent customer service and be able to deal effectively with difficult situations achieving positive outcomes. A commitment to team working is paramount to this post as is the requirement and ability to analyse complex information and make informed decisions with often conflicting demands.
The closing date for applications is 19th September 2021 and interviews will be held week commencing 27th September 2021.
To apply please visit www.jobs.derbyshire.gov.uk.
Alternatively an application form and job description is available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP, telephone: 0115 931 6049 (24 hr voicemail), e-mail: email@example.com
The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.
The council also supports the Armed Forces Covenant and those who have previously worked in the armed forces and meet the essential shortlisting criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Please ensure that you make it clear on your application form that you wish to be considered under this criteria.