Environmental Protection Consultant



Environmental Protection Consultant

Environmental Protection Consultant.

Vivid is currently recruiting a competent EHP to work for a client of ours in the North West. My client needs a reliable officer to come in and hit the ground running, dealing with a backlog of planning and licensing applications, specific to noise and contaminated land.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

To discharge the duties of the post in accordance with the corporate plan with a view to continuous improvement of council services.

To work with the other staff and the management of the Environmental Protection Team, to help ensure that the team delivers highest quality environmental health services possible.

To help to promote an enthusiastic, positive and professional atmosphere within the Environmental Protection Team and to help to provide a customer and stakeholder focused approach.

To contribute positively to a "team working ethos", both within the Environmental Health Section and the Council as a whole.

To take the lead on contaminated land by:

updating the Contaminated Land Inspection Strategy for the District as and when required following changes in legislation published guidance or best practice. This will include

maintaining records relating to land contamination on the Council's corporate Geographical Information System (GIS) and recording regulatory action under Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

Investigating potential sites of contamination throughout the District in accordance with the Contaminated Land Inspection Strategy and record such information on the corporate GIS.

Providing advice and guidance to Planning and Building Control officers with respect to the development of land affected by contamination and respond to enquiries received as part of Local Land Charge Searches with respect to land contamination.

To investigate complaints, initiate and carry through enforcement action in respect of all legislation within the remit of the Environmental Health Section, and to atten...

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