Environmental Health/Protection Officer

Tower Hamlets
£37,491 -£44,598
Closing date
27 Sep 2021

Environmental Health/Protection Officer

Grade I - J

Salary £37,491.00-£44,598.00

Contract Type & Working Hours

Permanent 35


Mulberry Place, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London

Closing Date

Sep 27, 2021


Benefits and Allowances

This post attracts an essential car user allowance.

The post holder is able to take part in the Council's flexible working scheme

Role Purpose

Tower Hamlets is a fascinating borough, a multi-cultural community steeped in history. The contrasts and challenges in Environmental Health range from the past historical land uses to the current construction and developments being undertaken in the Borough. The team manages and delivers on award winning projects and has a robust Air Quality monitoring and management profile. We are able to offer a range of career opportunities for individuals that are able demonstrate flair and determination. The Pollution Team is based within the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Service and is able to draw on resources and expertise across the Service. The post holder will assist us in dealing with a range of work streams in the Team including air quality, contaminated land and complaints . We are able to offer a 35 hour week, structured training opportunities (CPD), excellent salaries an additional car user allowance, advisory and enforcement work and a minimum of 6 weeks paid leave a year.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the key pollutants within an inner city environment and will have an understanding of monitoring and delivering on projects. They will be working in a multi-skilled team dealing with air quality projects, contaminated land, permitted processes, investigating complaints, dealing with planning applications. The candidate must be prepared to assist in these key areas of work as need arises.


The successful applicant will have a background in environmental analysis and monitoring and have a good understanding of project delivery.

Additional Information

Please contact David Tolley, Head of Service on 0207 364 6724, or Muhammad Islam 0207 364 1549 if you would like to discuss this opportunity further.

Application Details

This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External/ Agency

If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees

All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted. Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers

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