Senior Environmental Health Officer

West Sussex
£29,323 to £32,486, plus market supplement of £1,500)
28 Feb 2018
02 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Environmental Health Officer

Salary: £29,323 to £32,486, plus market supplement of £1,500) (Subject to pay review) plus essential car user allowance (£1,239 per annum) plus mileage.

The successful applicant will join a small, professional and hardworking team who support each other in delivering the teams environmental protection functions to protect the health and well-being of the public, animals and protect the environment.

The role covers extensive and varied subject matter and offers the chance for the successful candidate to utilise their wide range of skills and experience, to manage their own workload, as well as that of a technician.  They will also have the opportunity to develop noise, animal welfare and fly tipping specialisms and to lead on the Councils high profile litter enforcement trial.

We offer a structured and competitive benefits package with relocation and housing subsidy for qualifying candidates.  The office is located in the beautiful cathedral city of Chichester and much of the district is covered by areas of outstanding national beauty or the South Down National Park.

Whilst the post holder will primarily be enforcing legislation relevant to Environmental Protection, there will be a requirement on occasion to carry out emergency planning and other Environmental Health functions commensurate with their qualifications and experience.

Applicants must have a qualification in Environmental Health and be EHRB registered and hold a Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control.

Membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health or similar professional body is essential.

Mortgage Subsidy

In addition to the Relocation Package (see above) the successful candidate may be considered for a mortgage subsidy under the Council’s Assisted House Purchase Scheme if they qualify under the rules of the scheme.  A copy of the scheme is available on request and further details can be discussed at interview

The Person

The successful applicant will be self-motivated with a “can do” approach.  Have good interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective working relationships with individuals and teams to generate ideas, solve problems, produce solutions and improve inter-disciplinary understanding and cooperation to achieve desired goals.

They will also have the ability to use their initiative, progress work in a timely manner and demonstrate high standards of professional practice and behaviour to promote the reputation of the team and the profession.

Closing date: 2 April 2018

Interview date: 13 April 2018

For more information, please contact Alison Stevens, Divisional Manager, Environmental Protection on 01243 534550

Please visit our website to apply

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