Air Quality Monitoring Project Manager

Birmingham, West Midlands
£34,788 - £42,683
11 Oct 2019
28 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Manor House, 40 Moat Lane, Digbeth


36.50 Hours per week

Job opportunity within Birmingham City Council's Environmental Protection team (Environmental Health) working in conjunction with colleagues from other services, especially Transportation and the dedicated Clean Air Zone team. As one of the largest local authorities in the UK, Birmingham is a diverse and exciting place to work with excellent opportunities created by a challenging and varied workload. You will be joining a busy, friendly, and professional team with prospects to gain experience in a wide range of subject areas as well as operate in a variety of commercial and domestic settings.

We are seeking a skilled and dedicated individual with a background in environmental protection and air quality to join our Environmental Protection Team whilst working alongside our dedicated Clean Air Zone team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the monitoring of pollutants as part of our duties under the Clean Air Zone (CAZ), progressing clean air related projects and providing advice in line with Council policy and government requirements. Duties will cover the monitoring of air pollutants under the CAZ incorporating the establishment of monitoring stations, the day-to-day management of monitoring stations, the collation and interpretation of the output from the stations and the presentation of those findings into reports to management and Government in line with relevant guidance.

Duties will also include the provision of support and assistance to colleagues on air quality related projects and programs, including leading on various air quality related campaigns and the provision of relevant reports. The successful candidate may also be required to undertake enforcement work in relation to air quality. There will also be a requirement to work in partnership with Transport and Connectivity / Highways and Infrastructure services to assist in the assessment of the air quality implications of proposed traffic related schemes.

Applicants will have a degree / diploma in a relevant science subject. Additional, technical qualifications are an advantage. Driving license and own vehicle essential. For more information on what the position entail and for details of what we are looking for in candidates please see the Job Description and Person Specification

To apply and to review the Job Description and Person Specification, please visit:

Ref: BCC001166

Closing date for applications: 28/10/2019

For further details please contact Mark Wolstencroft Operations Manager Environmental Protection:

Tel: 0121 303 9950 / E-mail:

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.