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Vacancy Pollution Control Officer
Vacancy type Permanent Part time job
Reference number Pol2339
Form of employment Part Time
Salary / Rate Not specified
Hours Not specified
Published 28/07/2020
Closing date 25/08/2020


The Pollution Team provides a specialist professional service to discharge the Council’s statutory responsibility to enforce legislation and protect public health. It has a strong regulatory function around industry and the commercial sector, and also acts as a specialist consultancy service in areas of health protection. The role of Pollution Control Officer (NRMM) is to deliver the Mayor of London’s ambition to reduce air pollution relating to the construction industry throughout London. The post will operate within well-established Regulatory and Environmental Health procedures whilst focusing on the NRMM project.


Skills and knowledge • An understanding of the legislative framework relating to the pollution teams work. • An understanding of the guidance, processes and policies provided by partners and governing bodies surrounding the work of the pollution team. • An understanding of the general principles of odour, fume, smoke and dust control. • An understanding of the monitoring techniques available to gauge the environmental impact of polluting activities. • An understanding of the pollution teams responsibilities in regulating the construction industry. • Ability to draft technical and complex reports • Ability to risk assess working environments and to take appropriate risk mitigation measures. • Must be able to express information, thoughts and ideas fluently and concisely in both spoken and written form to a variety of audiences and assess the needs of the situation and tailor communication accordingly. • Manage conflicting priorities of various customers and case load by using a range of imaginative solutions using own expertise. • Able to risk assess the impact of enforcement action. • Able to negotiate with businesses around suitable outcomes whilst maintaining the partnerships reputation. • To keep up-to-date with new monitoring techniques, including case law and published government guidance. • To have a good working knowledge of computers, applications software and databases including the ability to input and extract data, write letters and reports and produce other documentation.

Essential criteria

Experience Required • Strong scientific background • Experience in acting within the legislative framework relating to the pollution teams work or a similar role. • Experience in working within the guidance, processes and policies provided by partners and governing bodies surrounding the work of the pollution team or a similar role. • Experience in the use of specialist scientific monitoring equipment. • Experience of drafting technical specifications, schedule of works and formal conditions. • Experience of the planning, organising and prioritising workloads to satisfy performance targets and meet deadlines. • Experience of using initiative and innovation to resolve problems and improve service delivery.

Desirable criteria

Not specified

Additional information

Special Requirements The post holder will be expected to visit active and fully operation construction sites in all weather conditions and be able to risk assess personal safety.

How to apply

Please contact Nicsa Aparcedo by email


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