Job Details


Environmental Enforcement Officer

Ref: HM7082 Salary: £Up to £29,747.00 Contract Type: PermanentLocation: Folkestone

We are working alongside the local Council and searching for  permanent Environmental Enforcement Officers to complement the Team.


The main purpose of the Environment Enforcement Officer (EEO) is to assist with the effective delivery of the environmental enforcement and patrol function in accordance with all relevant statute, guidance, policies, and procedures and support the wider environmental protection  function as appropriate.


Essential Experience:

Experience of working in a customer facing role

Previous relevant experience working in an enforcement role, ie. this could be ideal for someone ex-Police, ex-Army etc

Experience of GIS and map based application

Any knowledge of environmental and dog control enforcement regulations including the Dog Control Orders, the Police & Criminal Evidence Act 1984, the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime & Policing Act 2014.

Computer skills, ie. MS Office applications

Good basic education

Either a relevant environmental qualification OR A WILLINGNESS  TO WORK TOWARDS CIEH  Level 2 Award in Environmental Principles ad Best Practice

Driving licence – patrol vehicle provided


Desirable Experience:

Any local authority policy enforcement experience

Experience working with communities and partnerships delivering educational initiatives/campaigns

Experience of working with or handling dogs

Experience of preparing prosecution files

Reasonable geographical knowledge of the district and surrounding area

Experience of camera surveillance and monitoring



Salary £26,744.00 - £29,747 per annum


Main Duties will include but not limited to:

Undertake routine patrols in relation to dog control ad littering offences

Respond to environmental crime

Respond to stray dog requests

Carry out recorded interviews

Attend court where necessary and provide witness reports

Remove or co-ordinate the removal of littering, fly posting and small scale fly tips from public land where practicable

Maintain effective partnerships with local Police Environment Agency, KCC Community Wardens etc

Operate as Duty Officer by rota

Monitor CCTV footage and analyse data for enforcement and prosecution

Attend walkabouts

Attend weekly Community Safety Unit

Complete additional seasonal patrols on a rota basis


Clpsing date for applications: 5th July 2024







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Consultant Details

For further information on this opportunity please contact:

Heather Morgan

Tel: 01303 220844


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