Environmental Protection Officer

3 days left

Location
West Midlands
Salary
£33,437 - £41,025
Posted
09 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
BCC001103
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Environmental Protection Officer

Birmingham City Council

Digbeth

£34,788 - £42,683

Ref: BCC001103

Job opportunity within Birmingham City Council's Environmental Protection team (Environmental Health).  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 skilled and dedicated Environmental Protection Officers to join our Environmental Health team.  Successful candidates will be responsible for enforcing a wide range of legislation and providing advice in line with Council policy and government requirements.  Duties will cover a full range of environmental protection subject areas but primarily environmental permitting, assessing the environmental merits of planning applications, responding to applications under the Licensing Act 2003 and nuisance / clean air related investigations. Duties may also involve strategic work around local air quality management and the contaminated land regime. 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 entails and for details of what we are looking for in candidates please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

“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.”

For further details, please contact Mark Wolstencroft, Operations Manager Environmental Protection at mark.wolstencroft@birmingham.gov.uk or 0121 303 9950.

To apply, please visit: https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/job/61737/environmental-protection-officer/

Closing date: 22 September 2019.

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

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