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Job Title Scientific Officer (Noise Control)
Job reference PEV018
Department Place Directorate
Grade SCP 26-28
Pay From: £32,909 To: £34,723 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 06 April 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council, which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, hybrid working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as a Scientific Officer (Noise Control) in Environmental Health

Taking a leading role in dealing with Noise Control, the successful applicant will be responsible for responding to commercial, industrial and more complex noise complaints. The post-holder will also be expected to respond to both Planning and Licensing consultation work, attending committees, inquiries and appeals as appropriate.

An effective communicator at all levels, the successful person will have a good working knowledge of noise related legislation and guidance. Other key skills required include a high standard of computer literacy, as well as, the ability to prioritise and respond to fluctuating workloads. In addition, the individual will have the ability to plan and manage complex projects to a satisfactory conclusion.

A degree or equivalent qualification in an Environmental Health, Acoustics or a relevant science, is essential and an additional qualification in Noise Control would be desirable.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Mike Petersen, Principal Environmental Health Officer on 07809311701 or

Equality & Diversity

St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here

St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.

All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.
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Applicant letter.pdf
Scientific Officer (Noise Control) - Person Specification.pdf
Application Form - Non Disclosure.pdf
Scientific Officer (Noise Control) - Job Description.pdf
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