Environmental Protection Officer


Region: West Midlands
Country: United Kingdom



Salary: £32 - £38 per hour

Application Details:

Expiry Date: 16/06/2023
Job Reference: E230609_1686330750

Environmental Protection Officer

My local authority client based in the Midlands are looking for two Environmental Protection Officers to join their busy team for a minimum of 6 months.

About the role:

  • 6 Months
  • Hybrid, 2-3 days on site
  • ASAP start

Job purpose:

  • The main purpose of this role is to protect and promote a cleaner, safer and attractive environment for the communities of district.

  • This will involve the promotion, regulation and enforcement of environmental protection, public health and statutory nuisances, waste and environmental crime and licensing legislation.

  • You will manage a full case load including noise, nuisance and other pollution problems, planning and licensing consultations and waste and environmental crime enforcement.

  • You will provide specialist advice, support and guidance on complex issues to other Council services and to external customers and communities.

What you’ll need:

  • Ideally, you would hold either a degree or equivalent in Environmental Health, or in an environmental science or related subject. Similarly, obtaining a post graduate qualification in acoustics, or equivalent knowledge gained through experience in those areas of acoustics relevant to the post.
  • You will have a detailed knowledge of the regulatory requirements and guidance relating to environmental protection and public health enforcement, as well as being able to demonstrate sound knowledge and experience in the general principles of criminal law and enforcement practice.
  • You will be required to make site visits in a large rural area, so access to personal transport and a valid driving licence will be necessary.

Please do apply if you think you would be suitable for this role or reach out to me on 0115 666 6399 and ask for Olivia.

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

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L&D Team

We are very lucky that g2 recruitment see Learning and Development as a vital part of a consultants journey which is why we have 4 people in the team who you will work very closely with from day 1 in your career. The team are on hand to guide you through your career at all levels and provide extra support working closely with the management team to give all consultants the best chance of success.  

Our Three Pillars of Training

Week 1 is a series of remote sessions to learn all things systems, followed by a 1 week academy process which is a mixture of classroom and deskside this will be in one of our UK offices and usually consists of 3-8 other consultants all starting their journey together.

Experienced Modules:
These are a variety of sessions curated by us designed to support consultants as they are progressing through the career ladder, the aim is to ensure consultants at all levels have access to L&D.

Junior Management Programme:
Ran by our head of L&D this programme is designed to support junior managers as they start their management career. This involves things like personal branding, time management and ends in a business plan which is presented to members of the Exec board and senior management team.

Jaz D’Avola
Head of Learning & Development

Jaz joined g2 Recruitment in 2013.

She now leads our Learning and Development programme, transferring the knowledge and wisdom she learnt as a recruiter to the new generation of talent.

Imani WIlliams
Learning and Development Consultant

Imani joined g2 Recruitment in 2022.

His role involves developing individuals in all areas of the business, varying from inducting and onboarding consultants to working with them 1 to 1 to identify areas of development.  He aids with growth of L&D across the business, watching consultants experience and develop.

Meghan Mcloughlin
Learning and Development Consultant

Meghan joined g2 in 2023 as an L&D consultant, Working in recruitment for 6 years, her role is to  help consultants at all levels to upskill and focus on development points. This could be anything from sales calls or candidate calls to organisation improvements.

Kane Gray
Systems & Academy Trainer

Kane joined g2 in April 2023 as an Academy & Systems Trainer.

His role involves teaching the consultants that are new to the company the foundations of recruitment and our systems before then helping them to upskill in areas specific to each consultant. Working closely with different consultants and watching them implement the feedback, apply it, and then benefit off the back of it.


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