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Environmental Health Officer / Technical Officer (Environmental Protection)

Salary Description:
Environmental Jobs
Policy and Legislation
East London
Location Description:
East London
16th May 2017
Start Date:
Buckingham Futures
Job Ref:


Our Local Authority client in East London is currently recruiting for an Environmental Health Officer / Technical Officer (Environmental Protection)

Main Purpose of the Job :

To carry out a range of duties as a member of the Environmental Protection (EP) Team.

The team are responsible for; dealing with statutory nuisances, noise problems, drainage and public health complaints, improving private water supplies, environmental crime, responding to planning and licensing consultations and other related functions.

Summary of Responsibilities and Duties of the Job:

1. To respond to and investigate complaints, requests for service and environmental offences arising within the district reported by members of the public and others. This includes matters relating to drainage, statutory nuisances, environmental pollution, noise and other matters of public health significance. Following investigation, to identify appropriate options to remedy all environmental health problems or nuisances identified, including the giving of advice and the preparation of letters, notices and legal/technical reports. This is primarily an enforcement role and the post holder will be expected to make use of all statuary guidance and legislation.

2. To carry out site investigations, make recommendations and prepare reports in connection with planning and licensing consultations. To make appropriate use of environmental monitoring equipment such as noise meters provided for the purpose.

3. To plan and take appropriate action to remedy nuisances and other matters in default of statutory notices.

4. To respond to environmental health, public health or general emergencies in accordance with the role of the Environmental Health service and in particular the role of the Environmental Protection Unit.


1. A thorough working knowledge of all Environmental Health legislation and practice to do with Environmental Protection.

2. Practical working experience of all aspects and procedures to do with Environmental Protection.

3. Two years relevant experience in the field of Environmental Protection.

4. Experience of dealing with contentious/high profileEnvironmental Protection matters.

5. Degree in Environmental Health or equivalent.

To register your interest please email or call us on 020 8732 5450.

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