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Environmental Protection Officer

Birmingham City Council
West Midlands
£35,745 - £43,857
Closing date
10 Oct 2021
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Environmental Protection Officer – Birmingham City Council

£35,745 - £43,857 pro rata (Grade 5)

36.5 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract until 31/01/2023 with possible extension

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 assessing the environmental merits of a wide range of planning applications as well as enforcing a wide range of legislation and providing advice in line with Council policy and Government requirements. Duties will primarily involve assessing the environmental merits of planning applications. Other duties may cover the full range of environmental protection subject areas including environmental permitting, Licensing Act applications and nuisance/clean air related investigations, subject to expertise.

Driving license and own vehicle essential. In June 2021 the Council launched the Clean Air Zone (CAZ) and it will be the responsibility of the applicant to check that their own vehicle is compliant as duties will involve travelling into the area covered by the CAZ. The check can be made at

The service has moved to a more agile mode of working and as such the role will involve mobile working from an administrative base situated on the city centre ring road.

To apply and to view the Job Description & Person Specification for this role, please visit:

Closing date: 10/10/2021

Ref: BCC002326

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