Environmental Protection Officer

£24,276 - £32,575
05 Dec 2017
20 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Protection Officer

Salary: £24,276 - £32,575 per annum (Grade E-F) dependent on qualifications and experience + Essential User car allowance

Hours: 37 per week (we would consider applicants for both full and part time positions, please state your preferred hours on the application form)

Looking for an exciting new challenge in one of the coolest places in the UK?

Passionate about protecting a diverse landscape of countryside, beaches, historical towns and villages?

Shepway District Council is seeking a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and committed officer to join our Environmental Protection Team. Working effectively with a range of stakeholders and partners your duties will cover a full range of environmental protection services including; contaminated land, air quality, drainage, nuisance investigations, planning consultations, private drinking water and other general areas of environmental protection work.  

If you have experience of working within Environmental Protection or worked in a similar field and have qualifications and experience which demonstrates an understanding of some of the specialist work areas this could also be an opportunity for you.  You will need to be self-motivated, self-disciplined and have a strong customer focus, the ability to prioritise and work dynamically across teams, and the capability to think and act strategically and innovatively in a Political environment.  If this sounds like an opportunity that you are looking for, then we want to hear from you.

We offer a flexible working policy which includes homeworking and we will consider applicants for a full time position or two applicants for part time positions.

Closing date: 12pm (noon) Wednesday 20th December 2017

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 10th January 2018

For an informal discussion please call Karen Weller (Environmental Protection Team Leader) on 01303 853251 or email karen.weller@shepway.gov.uk

To apply please download the documents found on the Council Jobs area of our website: https://www.shepway.gov.uk/council-jobs/job-vacancies/environmental-protection-officer  

Please return your application to recruitment@shepway.gov.uk or HR Services, Shepway District Council, Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY.

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