Environmental Protection Officer

Employer
Buckingham Futures
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£25,000 - £43,000 Per Annum
Closing date
17 Dec 2021
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Our client in Hertfordshire is recruiting for an Environmental Protection Officer to advise and give guidance on environmental health matters, in particular, relating to planning applications and noise. The client has also said that there may be opportunities to undertake Private Sector Housing work as well.

Main Duties

  • Carry out the Councils enforcement responsibilities under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 as determined by Environmental Protection Manager in accordance with relevant guidance, procedures and policies.
  • Carry out the Councils enforcement responsibilities under the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1990 and other associated legislation as relevant to the Environmental Protection Section, as determined by the Environmental Protection Manager in accordance with relevant guidance, procedures and policies.
  • Undertake and manage complex investigations in the field of noise nuisance as well as deal with domestic noise issues.
  • Undertake acoustic assessments and noise surveys with reference to relevant British and Industry Standards. Authoring expert acoustic reports for the purpose of providing evidence in support of criminal and civil proceedings.
  • Produce lead statements and legal files for criminal and civil proceedings
  • Act as a professional and expert witness in the field of acoustics and noise nuisance
  • Reviewing technical noise reports for planning applications etc.

Key Skills/Qualifications

  • A post-graduate diploma or MSc in Acoustics is advantageous
  • Previous experience working within environmental protection for a local authority
  • A working knowledge of Covid-19 rules and regulations would be advantageous

Salary: £25 - 43k P.A., dependent on experience/ qualifications.

Other Benefits:

  • An additional £3000 pa pro rata market forces supplement until March 2022
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (significant employer contribution)
  • Generous annual leave, including Christmas close down period
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Free cark parking – on site and on district whilst working
  • Discounts, including 50% off gym membership
  • Car user allowance
  • Flexible working options including flexi scheme and home-working

If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on 020 8125 4321 or email jacques@buckinghamfutures.com

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