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Environmental Health Officer or Environmental Protection Officer

Cannock Chase District Council
Grade H: £30,451 - £33,782 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2021
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Environmental Health Officer or Environmental Protection Officer 

Grade H:  £30,451 - £33,782 per annum

Post No: CE365

Permanent – 37 Hours per week

Benefits to you:

  • Flexitime Scheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Council Leisure Centre Membership
  • 25 days holiday and 30 days after 5 years continuous service
  • Essential Car User Allowance
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free Parking 
  • Payment of one professional fee per annum
  • Opportunities for ongoing training & professional development

Are you a highly motivated individual with knowledge and experience in air quality management and contaminated land?   Do you have a passion for improving the local environment?

If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our Environmental Protection Team, where you can use your skills to make a real difference.   We regulate processes, monitor compliance, investigate incidents, and enforce the law whilst embracing novel approaches and solutions.  You will be a key member of our team, providing technical support, advice and guidance on air quality monitoring and management, responses to contaminated land issues, regulation of Part A (2) and B activities and review of planning applications.

You will be given every opportunity to take on responsibility, developing projects and making full use of your technical knowledge.  There will be opportunities for you to get involved with envirocrime, public health and animal welfare functions, which also fall within the Team’s remit.

Essential requirements for this role include:

  • A diploma, BSc or MSc in environmental health, environmental science, pollution control, chemistry, geography or similar discipline.
  • For the EHO role, EHRB Certificate of Registration or a Chartered EHP.
  • Post qualification experience in one or more specialist areas.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise.
  • Assertiveness and ability to work under pressure.
  • Investigative, research, analytical and critical thinking skills.

If you and want to be part of our team, for an informal discussion please contact either David Prosser-Davies on 01543 464202 or  or James Johnson on 01543 464694 or

To apply for this vacancy online please go to

Alternatively, please telephone 01543 462621 or write to HR Services, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG or e-mail quoting post number CE365.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Sunday 5th December 2021.



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