Birmingham City Council

Enforcement Officer

Ashted Locks, 1-3 Ashted Lock Way, Birmingham, B7 4AZ
£27,741 - £34,728
18 Nov 2021
12 Dec 2021
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A 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 Enforcement Officer to join our Environmental Protection team.  Successful candidates will be responsible for enforcing a range of environmental legislation and providing advice in line with Council policy and government requirements.

Duties will cover a range of environmental protection subject areas but primarily environmental permitting, dealing with construction and bonfire related complaints and providing technical support to the air quality and noise monitoring services (2.1.1 and 2.1.4 on the Job Description). Providing input on certain planning and licensing tasks will be subject to service needs, competence and experience.

Applicants will be educated to A-Level standard or equivalent in a relevant science-based subject(s) or have a technical qualification in a relevant discipline / field e.g. acoustics. Applicants working towards relevant qualifications may also be considered.

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.

Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.

For more information on what the position entail and for details of what we are looking for in candidates please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

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

We encourage applications from Birmingham residents and care leavers.

Ref : BCC002562

For informal enquiries please contact Mark Wolstencroft at

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.”

Supporting documents
Enforcement Officer_JD&PS_2021_11.docx

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