Environmental Protection Officer

Manor House, 40 Moat Lane, Digbeth
£34,788 - £42,683
06 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
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Job opportunity 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 commercial and domestic settings. We are seeking skilled and dedicated Environmental Protection Officers to join our Environmental Health 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 a full range of environmental protection subject areas but primarily environmental permitting, assessing the environmental merits of planning applications, responding to applications under the Licensing Act 2003 and 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. Driving license and own vehicle essential.   For more information on what the position entails and for details of what we are looking for in candidates please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

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

Ref : BCC001103  

For further details please contact Mark Wolstencroft Operations Manager Environmental Protection Tel: 0121 303 9950

Email : mark.wolstencroft@birmingham.gov.uk

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”


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