Senior Environmental Protection Officer

Posted 05 December 2023
Salary Up to £27.27 per hour (Umbrella Rate)
Job type Temporary
Discipline Professional & Technical
ContactBelle Srijundee

Job description

Job Title: Senior Environmental Protection Officer (3-month temporary assignment)
Location: Walsall Council (hybrid)
Pay rate: £27.27 per hour (Umbrella)
Working hours: 15 - 22 hours per week (Flexible)

Are you passionate about safeguarding the environment and making a positive impact on your community? We are seeking a Senior Environmental Protection Officer to join our team and play a crucial role in ensuring the well-being of Walsall borough.


  • Regulate and mitigate environmental pollution and enforce environmental protection legislation to uphold the highest standards.

  • Conduct surveillance, monitoring, and protection activities to achieve performance targets.

  • Investigate and address complaints and incidents related to air pollution, air quality, noise, vibration, and other environmental concerns.

  • Inspect industrial and commercial processes subject to A2 and/or other complex environmental permitting requirements and oversee legal proceedings to ensure regulatory compliance.

  • Provide guidance and information on environmental matters to government bodies, council officers, businesses, and the public.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant degree or diploma in Environmental Health or specialist qualifications in environmental pollution, acoustics/noise/vibration, air pollution, or land/ground contamination.

  • Significant experience in industrial and/or commercial processes within a local authority, regulatory and enforcement, particularly involving industrial processes subject to Environmental Permitting in the UK.

  • Regulatory experience of A2 and/or Part B prescribed processes.

  • Ability to interpret technical and scientific information for informed decision-making and handle industrial and commercial environments with physical agents (e.g., air pollutants, noise, vibration, etc.).


  • Driving License

If you are a dedicated and passionate environmental professional looking to make a difference, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.