Principal Environmental Health Officer

Location
Essex
Salary
£29,691 to £38,769 Per Annum
Posted
26 Apr 2017
Closes
28 May 2017
Sector
Housing
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Council’s Private Housing Team is looking for an experienced Environmental Health Officer.

The post will be working within the Private Housing Team, to improve housing standards, by working with residents, landlords and homeowners, using a range of interventions to improve on the health and wellbeing of those residents living in the private sector.

Duties include but are not confined to:

Responding to complaints of disrepair in privately rented accommodation

  • Giving advice, conducting detailed inspections and surveys
  • Taking necessary enforcement action where necessary in relation to the relevant Housing Acts and related legislation
  • Inspecting houses in multiple occupations and securing compliance with statutory requirements. HMO licensing
  • Supporting the delivery of the Private Housing Well Homes Project

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for this role

For an informal discussion about the post please ring Housing Enforcement Manager, Dulal Ahmed, on 01375 652391.Our vision – Thurrock: a place of opportunity, enterprise and excellence where individuals, communities and businesses flourish.

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. We are an area of massive growth, which is creating jobs and new industry, but with great transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. Job share applications are also welcome. Most departments operate a system of flexible working hours.

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

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