Environmental Health Enforcement Officer 

North West of England
04 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Ref: BF4071


Our client in the North West of England is looking for an Environmental Health Enforcement Officer dealing predominantly with waste, flytipping, over grown land and other environmental crime matters.




To investigate complaints from tenants, private householders and businesses concerning drainage, disrepair, empty homes, accumulation of waste, pollution and other general nuisances.

To carry out proactive patrols of the Borough when directed, in order to identify and respond to nuisance and environmental concerns.

To provide assistance to Environmental Health team in terms of administration and inspection as directed.

To prepare reports and assist in the gathering of evidence, investigation of cases, and preparation of legal cases brought by the service.

To prepare and serve legal notices and fixed penalty notices and where necessary arrange for work to be carried out in default/  attend court to give evidence where directed.

Support the Council in the implementation of the Empty Homes Strategy action plan.

Where directed, to undertake surveys of identified empty homes and to communicate with property owners in the borough to facilitate returning empty homes to use.

To utilise a range of technical equipment required to carry out the job including, noise monitoring equipment, CCTV, Mobile information technology devices etc.




Person Specification


At least two years experience of working within an Environmental Health, Empty Homes, or private housing renewal service.

Experience of undertaking surveys or inspections.

Up to date knowledge of Environmental Health related legislation and good practice.

Experience of developing relationships internally and externally, working with Partner organisations to deliver shared goals and outcomes

Evidence of recent relevant training/qualifications.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with the public, staff and Management (face to face, telephone, reports, letters and emails). Being able to get things done through working with other people and assisting them to maxmise their contribution to deliver necessary outcomes.



If you have the right skills, experience and qualifications for these roles and feel you match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on 020 8732 5450 or email info@buckinghamfutures.com

Should your application be successful, you will be contacted shortly.

Thank you for your interest in our role. Buckingham Futures endeavours to respond to all applications; however, due to the volume of CVs received, this may not always be possible.