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Date Added: Sat 04/11/2023

Environment Protection Officer

Barrow in Furness, LA14, UK
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Job Type: Temporary, Full Time

Salary: £50/hour

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join a busy Environmental Protection & Public Health Team in south Cumbria.
You will be a pivotal support to the local council and residents within their homes across Westmorland and Furness as the Environmental Protection Officer.

The job: Investigation of pollution control / public health complaints (mainly noise but also smoke, odour, light, filthy premises, etc).
Other duties will involve air pollution/noise monitoring and collating/distributing information about bathing waters.

The ideal candidate: Ideally, you will have a degree or diploma in a relevant science subject, have experience of dealing with members of the public and be able to work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative. You will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be willing to undertake further training.

Qualifications required: A qualification in Environmental Protection/Environmental Health, the ability to undertake technical/scientific calculations, experience of working in an enforcement role and/or dealing with the public in difficult or confrontational situations would be an advantage.

Additional details: This role will involve driving across the county to conduct visits and attend meetings; therefore a full UK driving licence and access to a car would be an advantage.
You will also be required to work outside normal office hours as and when required and participate in the Council's out of hours service that is currently run on an informal basis.

Hours and Pay: 
37 hours per week.
£50.00 per hour
This is a fixed 4 month contract, however a permanent contract beyond this period can be discussed.

If you are interested, please APPLY HERE and we can start the conversation
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