Environmental Planning Officer
Environmental Planning Officer An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Environmental Planning Officer based in a Local Authority in Essex. Post: Environmental Planning Officer Rate: £19 - £20 per hour We are looking for an Environmental Planning Officer to perform duties associated with compliance and enforcement of legislation in respect of contaminated land and consideration of planning and licensing applications and inspection of premises subject to local authority air pollution permitting. The main duties of the role are as followings; To prioritise and categorise for assessment contaminated land within the Basildon Borough Council area according to the risks posed to human health. To implement the Council's contaminated land strategy and assist in its periodic review. To assist in the identification of funding streams for contaminated land and the selection and engagement of external consultants for advanced site investigations, site-specific risk assessments and proposals and schemes for remediation, together with the evaluation of their results. To supply information required by persons making local land charge searches and environmental information enquiries. Requirements At least 3 years experience in the assessment of contaminated land sites. Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate with a variety of audiences and attend court as necessary. Scientific Degree or equivalent qualification in a discipline such as geology, chemistry, biology or biochemistry. Willing to obtain or already possess the Diploma in Acoustics. Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration. Please apply with submission of your CV and Michael Clark from our London CPE office will be in Touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630. Still searching? Not all of our vacancies are on our website yet. We're happy to provide a tailored careers guidance service, so for the best chance of finding your ideal opportunity, get in touch with one of our specialist consultants and we will be able to support you with your job search. Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.