Principal Environmental Protection Officer (Acoustics)

£43,860 - £45,834
27 Jan 2021
25 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Environmental Protection Officer (Acoustics)

£43,860 - £45,834 pa (inclusive)

Grade 12


Environmental specialists in Ealing Council’s environmental protection team provide a wide range of technical consultancy, environmental regulation and project management services to improve the quality of the natural and built environment in the borough.  We cover air quality, environmental permitting, land contamination, noise and vibration, light pollution, radiation and drinking water quality.

We are now looking to recruit for the position of principal environmental protection officer with extensive environmental noise protection knowledge and experience to join the team.

You will act as the lead acoustics/noise officer for the delivery of the council’s statutory and non-statutory functions where they concern matters relating to environmental noise protection and pollution (commercial, industrial, construction). This will include leading on complex investigations of alleged or reported noise/vibration nuisance, undertaking acoustic assessments and noise surveys and taking enforcement action where necessary. 

You will have previous experience of working in an environmental protection and pollution service and have comprehensive practical and technical knowledge and skills relating to  environmental noise pollution and associated adverse (health) impacts.

An Institute of Acoustics (IOA) Diploma or equivalent post graduate qualification will be required for this role.

This is an exciting time to join Ealing Council and be a part of the environmental protection team.

The Benefits:

  • Flexible Working
  • Generous annual leave
  • Local government pension scheme
  • The council is a member of the ‘Enterprise car club’ scheme, giving you access to vehicles when performing your duties.

This role is deemed customer facing and as such you must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable you to effectively perform the role.  This requirement relates to Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016.

This role is subject to Ealing's enhanced vetting process.

For more information please contact Allison Forde, head of property regulation, planning enforcement and environment on 020 8825 7741 or

To apply please visit Jobs | Ealing Council

Closing date: 25 February 2021

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