Public Protection Specialist Officer (Environmental Health & Housing Standards)

£33,437 - £38,237
14 Nov 2017
01 Dec 2017
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environment & Planning Department

Public Protection Specialist Officer (Environmental Health & Housing Standards)

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37 hours per week Salary Scale L11 £33,437 - £38,237

Situated on the North East Wales border, Wrexham has a vibrant centre and is surrounded by rural villages. The post is based within the Public Protection service in the Environmental Health and Housing Standards team comprising environmental protection (pollution control, air quality, statutory nuisances, etc) and housing standards (private sector housing).

The Council is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated Environmental Health Officer with practical experience of environmental protection work. Experience of private sector housing standards work is desirable but not essential. Knowledge on serving notices, arranging for works to be carried out in default and preparing case files for prosecution is essential.

You will work as part of the team and support the Team Lead in the supervision and operation of specified work areas or projects. As agile working is part of the service there is flexibility in the way work is carried out (flexible working, working from a variety of locations, home working, mobile working, etc).

You will hold a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Health or a Diploma in Environmental Health or recognised equivalent, including EHORB Registration. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

The Council will support your continued professional development and encourage you to play a key role in the future development of the service.

We offer casual user car allowance and operate a Work Life Balance scheme. Relocation expenses are payable in approved cases.

If you require more information regarding this post please contact Robert Johnston, Team Lead, Environmental Health & Housing  Tel: 01978 297425 or email:

For an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre, Guildhall, Wrexham, LL11 1AY, by telephone on 01978 292012, Text Relay 18001 01978 292012, email – or download and complete the PDF application form on the web page.

To apply online please visit our website at

Wrexham Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

The closing date for applications is 1st December 2017


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