Do you want to be part of a dynamic team working within the vibrant City of Canterbury?
Working in the diverse and expanding University City of Canterbury you will be joining an organisation where Air Quality is an important and highly regarded area within the Environmental Health Service. At Canterbury we work as one council to achieve our vision, promoting Canterbury as a great place to live, learn and work and where we care for the planet and the people of Canterbury.
Applicants will hold a Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health and have an extensive knowledge of all aspects of Air Quality requirements and implementation.
You will join us with the ability to interpret and apply legislation, communicate well at all levels, prepare and write reports and be able to present facts and negotiate in a balanced manner.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of the Air Quality Management regime which will include Submission of annual status reports and The Authorities Air Quality Action Plan according to DEFRA guidance and deadlines.
You will coordinate the required air quality monitoring regime for the district including the replacement of diffusion tubes on a monthly basis and the calibration of continuous analysers. Carry out inspections and issue permits as required under the LAPPC regulations for all eligible premises within the district and Prepare and submit bids for DEFRA air quality grant funding (when applicable).
The post also requires you to monitor planning applications and provide comments to planners including advice and guidance if developments may have an impact on air quality, and be able to confidently comment on air quality assessments submitted with planning applications. You will develop close links with our transport, planning and policy teams as well as representing Canterbury through working with the Kent and Medway Air Quality Partnership (KMAQP) DEFRA and local businesses.
Good communication and ICT skills are crucial to success in this role along with at least one years’ experience of working in air quality.
Canterbury Council currently operates a hybrid working ethos allowing people to work at home when required enabling a work life pattern that suits both the authority and the staff. This can be really useful for people with young families or semi retired as your hours can be worked around your everyday life.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contract Tricia Jordan by email at email@example.com
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Parking and Transport Officer - Canterbury City Council
Canterbury City Council is looking for self-motivated, resilient and enthusiastic people to join the Parking Enforcement Team and carry out enforcement to tackle illegal parkingacross the district.
We have several full time positions which have become available. If you have excellent customer service skills, can communicate clearly and are keen to make the streets safer, you could be just the person we are looking for.
The ‘Parking and Transport Officer’ role will see you working as part of a team tackling parking contraventions in the Canterbury district. You will be assisting members of the public with any parking concerns and restrictions. You must enjoy dealing with people, and as an ambassador of Canterbury City Council, must be friendly, polite, professional and willing to offer support, advice and assistance to colleagues and the public.
Full training will be provided to ensure you gain good knowledge and understanding of the role and carry out the duties efficiently and proactively whilst learning the patrol area’s.
We are looking for additional team members who have a full driving licence and are familiar with Microsoft and Google packages. Knowledge of the Traffic Management Act 2004 would be an advantage. You will be working closely with partner agencies on tactical operations to improve safety around schools.
You would need to communicate in a calm and assertive manner with the ability to deal professionally and diplomatically with people from all backgrounds. You must be able to show resilient character, as some interaction with perpetrators, can occasionally be confrontational. Therefore we expect you to have experience and show that you can defuse hostile situations professionally, while remaining calm under pressure and remaining polite and courteous to the public.
You must have good observational and organisational skills with excellent attention to detail, along with effective verbal and written communication skills for report writing andspeaking with members of the public. You must also be capable of being on your feet and walking for long periods and in varying weather patterns. You will be required to be available to work evenings, and weekends on a shift pattern as part of the team.
Canterbury City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child and/or vulnerable adults protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).
Applicants will also be subject to a medical questionnaire and/or assessment to ensure they are able to carry out the role with ease. All prior or existing conditions are to be disclosed prior to appointment to ensure suitability to the role.
We offer a range of excellent staff benefits which include:● Local government pension with generous employer contribution● Training and development scheme● Good holiday entitlement
● Employee benefit scheme including childcare voucher, discounted travel work● Discounted membership to local gym facilities and cycle to work scheme● Flu jabs and health checks● Uniform
A DBS check required for this role.
If selected for an interview you will be required to carry out a 10 minute priority scenario exercise, which will be marked after the interview.
At the end of the interview you will be required to answer some health questions, as this role requires a good level of fitness.
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited in for an Interview in due course.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, or are experiencing problems with the online application, please contact Lynda Shattell the Parking and Transport Team Leader on firstname.lastname@example.org
This job advert may close earlier if all positions are filled.