Technical Officer (Air Quality and Environmental Noise) - (Ref: 11-1035)

‘People are proud to live and work in Slough where diversity is celebrated and where residents can enjoy fulfilling prosperous and healthy lives’.

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated and dynamic Technical Officer who will undertake with gusto and precision all our air quality functions within the Environmental Quality Team, including all LAQM functions, and responding to all Development Control technical consultations with respect to air quality and environmental noise impacts.

Slough is in a unique position; strategically located on the new Elizabeth Line (Crossrail), 10 minutes from Heathrow and M4 and 15 minutes from M40 and M25. The growth in Slough is unprecedented and is coupled with significant national infrastructure projects, Hex Depot, Smart M4 Motorway, Western Rail Access to Heathrow and the expansion of Heathrow airport over the next decade.

Air quality is a significant environmental and public health concern for our residents, and Slough already has 4 AQMAs in place and we need to find ways to address poor air quality and to find innovative, smart low emissions solutions to travel in the Borough. The right individual will be our lead officer for all technical air quality and environmental noise matters and statutory reporting. They will work under the Environmental Quality Team Manager to update and deliver the air quality action plan measures.

The ideal candidate shall possess the necessary technical and communication skills to ensure they are a fantastic proactive member of the team and that they actively engage with other services, communities, Members and businesses to promote air quality and actions to improve air pollution and environmental noise.

Degree educated within an appropriate environmental discipline with significant post graduate experience in the field of air quality is required to ensure you are able to meet the person and technical specifications of the job.

Slough is culturally diverse and forward thinking place to work and live, and Slough Borough Council is a customer focussed and very professional working organisation which values all staff ideas and input and allows people to learn and develop their professional career. We welcome your application.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Jason Newman, Environmental Quality Team Manager, 01753 87 5219.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 21st June 2018 at 5.00 pm

A job information pack and application forms are available below. Alternatively, you can call our 24-hour information line on 01753 875074, quoting ref: SGW/11/1035 or email: recruitment@slough.gov.uk. Minicom service on 01753 875030.

Successful candidates will be notified in writing. If you have not heard from us in 4 weeks please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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