The role of an Environmental Protection Officer
Environmental Protection Officers inspect and report environmental complaints, including noise, land, and air pollution across public and private land, while also providing the organisation with professional advice.
The role of an Environmental Protection Officer includes investigating:
- Dealing with noise complaints
- Dealing with environmental complaints such as fly-tipping, dog fouling and anti-social behaviour (ASB)
- Investigating and reporting on air and land pollution
- Reviewing and implement procedures
- Providing evidence in quasi-legal proceedings
- Ensuring legal compliance with relevant legislations
- Reviewing and implementing tenders and contracts
Qualifications & Experience
Qualifications are essential here with the minimum requirement of an Environmental Health degree.
Some roles are extremely specialised and you will be required to have a corresponding qualification in the specific area.
Good communication skills, the ability to work under pressure, and proficient use of IT and various software is also essential.
Contractors: £28 – £38 per hour
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Our Environmental Protection Officer jobs
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