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Environmental Protection Officer

Birmingham City Council
West Midlands
£40,221 - £48,474
Closing date
12 May 2024

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Environmental Protection Officer

Environmental Protection Officer x 2

1 x Permanent

1 x Fixed Term Contract for 4 years due to funding.

Grade 5 -  £40,221 - £48,474 (Consultation grade - subject to formal evaluation under the Pay Equity Review)

Working 36.5 hours per week

Ref: BCC1916

A superb job opportunity has 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 is essential to the role.

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

You must upload a Supporting Statement via the attachments part of your application. This is required for shortlisting; you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification.

Closing date 12 May 2024 at 23.59 

For any informal enquires please contact: Mark Wolstencroft Operations Manager Environmental Protection Email :

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed.

Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) would be required to hold a relevant Visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI).




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