Public Protection

Environmental Protection Officer

East Midlands


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Laurence Burch

Senior Consultant | Environmental Health

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Location: Leicestershire

Salary: £38 per hour

Contract Length: 6 months (initial)

Our client is seeking an experienced Environmental Protection Officer to join their team on an initial 6-month contract basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an organisation that is dedicated to protecting the environment in Leicestershire.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Investigating nuisance complaints and enforcing environmental protection legislation
  • Commenting on planning applications to ensure they comply with environmental regulations
  • Conducting site visits and assessments to identify potential environmental issues
  • Liaising with other departments, agencies and external bodies to resolve environmental issues
  • Maintaining accurate records and producing reports as required
  • Providing expert advice and guidance to colleagues, members of the public and other stakeholders on environmental protection matters


  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification in environmental science, environmental health or related field
  • Proven experience working in a similar role, with a sound knowledge of environmental protection legislation and policies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise effectively with colleagues, members of the public and external stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage a varied workload

This role will require you to go on district to carry out investigations, however the client can be flexible in terms of working arrangements. In return, our client is offering a competitive hourly rate of £38, with an initial contract length of 6 months. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an organisation that is committed to protecting the environment and making a positive impact in Leicestershire.

If you have the skills and experience required for this role, please apply today with your CV and a covering letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

Senior Consultant | Environmental Health

Laurence Burch

Laurence’s years at Oyster have been characterised by his easy-going, light-hearted, sociable approach. Laurence always takes accountability for his deadlines and targets and doesn’t make excuses. He’s always honest with both his candidates and clients.
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