Environmental Protection Officer – Birmingham City Council
Ashted Locks, 1-3 Ashted Lock Way, Birmingham, B7 4AZ
£35,745 - £43,857 pro rata (Grade 5)
36.5 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract until 31/01/2023 with possible extension
Job opportunities have arisen 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 industrial, commercial and domestic settings.
We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Environmental Protection / Health Officer to join our Environmental Protection 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 the full range of environmental protection subject areas but will primarily involve environmental permitting, assessing the environmental merits of planning applications, responding to applications under the Licensing Act 2003 and statutory 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 especially within the field of acoustics and noise control.
Driving license and own vehicle essential.
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.
Applications from newly qualified officers or persons seeking to widen their portfolio will be welcomed.
To apply and to view the Job Description & Person Specification, please visit:
Closing date for both roles: 30/11/2021