Environmental Health Officer - Public Protection
  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: 19000000GH
  • Published: Thu 17/10/2019, 9:21 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 16/11/2019, 9:21 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 Hours per week
  • Salary: £33920 - £41735 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thurrock

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Environmental Health Officer - Public Protection

Salary: £33,920 - £41,735 per annum

Permanent Contract

37 Hours per Week

The job will give the successful candidate an opportunity to carry out a wide variety of Environmental Protection Team work, from investigating statutory nuisance / public health complaints, to Pollution Control intervention and providing expert advice to planning and licensing consultations. Part of this role requires the candidate to complete Environmental Health Housing standard inspections and Environmental Enforcement investigations.

This role is split between Thurrock Council and Brentwood Borough Council and the successful candidate will work between the Civic Offices in New Road, Grays and Brentwood Councils Warley Offices.

You should be a good communicator with the ability to effectively organise workloads on your own and work as part of a team. You will need comprehensive computer skills to analyse and feedback on Environmental Protection technical / scientific data.

You must have a proven record to demonstrate your understanding and implementation of Statutory Nuisance, Environmental Protection enforcement, EH Housing Standards and Environmental Enforcement.

At times the post holder will be expected to investigate allegations of nuisance outside of normal working hours, where service demand requires.

Candidates for this post must have successfully completed the Environmental Health Degree and have EHORB registration. Consideration for this post will be given to newly qualified officers who are about to complete their ELP / PPP for Chartered Member Status.

We offer flexible working hours, support and training for personal development within a friendly working environment.

A full driving licence and use of a car is required for this post, for which a business user allowance is paid.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact either Peter Reynolds (Thurrock Environmental Protection on 01375 652417 or David Carter (Brentwood Environmental Health) on 01277312509.

Closing Date: 17 November 2019

Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

To view the Job Profile and Person Specification please follow the link below:

https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/sites/default/files/assets/documents/environmental_health_officer.doc

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