Salary range: £39,582 - £45,834 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are looking to recruit an Environmental Monitoring Officer to join our Environmental Monitoring Team. We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated specialist to undertake regulation of contaminated land sites; air pollution; air quality; and processes under the Environmental Permitting Regulations.
In addition, the post holder will undertake environmental land searches/enquiries and comment on planning application consultations with particular reference to issues of contaminated land, noise and air quality. Produce and update permits of processes under Pollution Prevention and Control Regulations, undertaking all duties associated with such and in the inspection and enforcement of those processes. Investigate the potential for contaminated land, utilising enforcement powers for remediation as appropriate.
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are looking to make a difference and contribute to the Borough's wellbeing with opportunities to gain experience in a wide range of residential and commercial settings; explore opportunities and take part in regular high-profile projects to improve the health and wellbeing of the Borough’s residents, businesses and visitors. Consideration will also be given to newly qualified EHOs with an interest in contaminated land or environmental protection and have signed up to the CIEH EHP pathway to registration with relevant experience.
To be successful you will need to have a professional qualification to undertake environmental monitoring, preferably in an environmental science related subject e.g. a Diploma/BSc/MSc in Environmental Health and/or EHRB registered with the CIEH or 2 years equivalent experience
Closing date: 19 March 2023 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on email@example.com