Trainee Environmental Crime Officer

Enforcement and Regulations
London Borough of Lewisham

Job Ref: CUS-19-031

Job type: full-time 35 hours

Closing date: Sunday 25 August 2019

Contract Type: Temporary, 12 months

Salary: £30,612 - £32,400 pa (SO1)

Opportunity to train as an Environmental Crime Officer. Learn to fight environmental crime and gain the potential for a rewarding career within local government.

The role

•    To train to be become competent in and able to attain the role of an Environmental Crime Officer.

•    To make a contribution to the delivery and performance of a dynamic, efficient and cost effective Cleansing Enforcement Team once as competence is gained in investigating and enforcing ‘enviro crime’ issues within the borough. This will include issuing fixed penalty notices & various other notices, prosecuting offenders when necessary and taking other formal/informal actions.


Wearside Service Centre, Wearside Road, Lewisham, SE13 7EZ.

What we’re looking for

You will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic and diligent individual able to work and train in a small but highly effective team. Able to effectively respond to changing demands and priorities, meet targets and deadlines and maintain quality services.

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Salary details

£30,612 - £32,400 pa (SO1)

Further information

For an informal discussion, please contact Martin Skipper, Environmental Crime Manager on 020 8314 2170.

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

The post is subject to a DBS.

For a full job description and person specification, and for further information about the recruitment process, please click on the links below.

To apply please click on 'apply for job' at the top of the page.

Closing date

Sunday 25 August 2019 at 11:59pm.

Interview Date: W/C Monday 9th September 2019

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.


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