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Technical Assistant

Employer: Reading Borough Council | Directorate of Environment & Neighbourhood Services

  • Reference: ENV0820
  • Published on: Fri 06/01/2017 08:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 19/01/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Maternity cover one year
  • Salary: RG4b (SCP21-25) £19,939 - £22,434 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: RG1 2LU

Reading Borough Council is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Technical Assistant to work within the Environmental Protection and Nuisance Team.

You will be carrying out proactive/reactive inspections, investigating complaints and evaluating any risks in relation to domestic and commercial nuisance enquiries. With support you will also be taking enforcement action in line with the Council’s enforcement policy. Ideally you would have an understanding of Environmental Protection matters to include noise, air quality, contaminated land and licensed events.

Some work outside of normal office hours will be required, and you will need a flexible approach to your work. You should be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, members of the public and other agencies, both verbally and in writing.

A full driving licence is essential. You must possess GCSE grade A-C in maths and English or equivalent.

We offer:

  1. participation in the out of hours rota for which additional payments will be made
  2. flexible working
  3. a pleasant and friendly working environment.

Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email with details.

Visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/jobsearch for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.

Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

Closing date: 19 January 2017

Interview date: 1 February 2017

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