An Environment Officer ensures that people’s living and work surroundings are safe and healthy to live and work in. Usually you will gain a role such as this through completing a degree at university and then passing some professional exams to allow you to practice in this role.
You will need to be able to analyse information, write reports and present your findings to people so explaining information in a non technical manner.
If you are ready to apply for this role, please see below example which you can use as a guide.
Cover Letter for Environment Officer
Application for an Environment Officer
I would like to apply for the role of Environment Officer which I have seen advertised (where) and (when).
I completed my degree in (name of subject) in (what year) – (Discuss some detail of the degree, what made you choose this course, why did you want to become an Environment Officer?).
Since completing my degree I have (done what, have you done any professional exams, been working in a similar environment)?
I have good communication skills and as part of my daily work I am always talking to different people, writing reports and analysing situations according to someone’s environment.
To date I have had some experience of dealing with noise pollution from businesses and people and dealing with these effectively, I have also been involved in some kitchens and assessing the suitability of that environment. I provide advice and measures/ plans to people as required and help them to ensure that the environment they are in is safe not only for them but everyone who comes into contact with the place.
I have enclosed my CV with this letter and also details of my degree and professional qualifications. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
In the meantime, thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing from you.