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Environmental Health Officer (Environmental Protection)

Contract Permanent
Hours 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £31,401 - £33,136
Closing date Wednesday 2 January 2019 at 10am
Interview date Interviews will be held on Monday 14 January 2019
Department Governance

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join a department that is committed to service delivery and helping to shape the future of the district. This role will suit an experienced Environmental Health Officer, with excellent communication skills, who is confident in dealing with the public, carrying out investigations and drafting reports. You will also be able to prioritise and organise your own workload and have good IT skills.

The role involves carrying out inspections and investigations to verify and ensure compliance with Acts, Orders, and Regulations including nuisance, noise control, air quality, water pollution, drainage problems and private water supplies.

Candidates must have a Level 6 or higher qualification with a thorough understanding and knowledge of the relevant legislation and regulatory framework as well as comprehensive theoretical, practical and technical knowledge of a wide range of environmental health issues.  In addition you will be registered with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and maintaining your CPD requirements.  A Post Graduate Diploma or equivalent in Acoustics is also desirable.

A relocation package of up to £5125 is available.

Job description and role profile

Job Description Environmental Health Officer (Environmental Protection) (PDF: 195Kb / 6 pages)

Role Profile Environmental Health Officer (Environmental Protection) (PDF: 117Kb / 2 pages)

Job application guidance

Applying for Employment with Eden District Council (PDF: 205Kb / 11 pages)

All applications must be made on the Council's standard application form and CVs will not be considered. No agencies please.

Job application forms

Recruitment process

In order to ensure fair and open recruitment processes we are;

  • unable to accept CVs in lieu of, or as part of, an application of employment and
  • unable to maintain a database of potential candidates so cannot accept or store applications or CV's submitted on a speculative basis.

Candidates who canvass Council Members or Senior Officers will be disqualified.

Equal opportunities

The Council aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

Disability confident employerDisability Confident employer

As Disability Confident employers, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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