Environmental Health Specialist (Environmental Protection)

£32,178 - £34,864
01 Mar 2018
03 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Specialist (Environmental Protection) 

Full-time, permanent

Level 3 (grade 9) £32,178 - £34,864

We are looking for an experienced environmental professional to work in our Service Delivery Directorate who is able to provide a high standard of professional specialist advice and support to ensure compliance with legislation, professional codes of practice and adherence to policy.

This is an important role serving a prosperous area experiencing significant growth and development with some interesting and complex challenges for environmental protection and safeguarding the health of the population.

The successful candidate will have significant experience/knowledge of: contaminated land, air pollution, and related environmental protection issues such as Environmental Permitting and noise control; relevant legislation; practices/methodologies; experience in the use of monitoring equipment; providing consultee advice on planning applications, and be able to act as an expert witness in legal proceedings. In addition, the role will involve providing expertise on statutory nuisance and general environmental health work, such as statutory licencing and public health. 

Applicants will be educated to Degree level in a scientific discipline and hold relevant graduate qualifications in an Environmental discipline or have extensive, relevant experience. Membership of a relevant professional body, or working towards membership, is desirable.

You must possess excellent investigative reasoning skills and be able to collect, analyse and interpret complex data and have a passion for environmental sciences and public health. We are looking for a professional who has an ability to empathise and communicate sometimes sensitive and complex technical information in a way which the public can easily understand. You will also be required to demonstrate an ability to manage competing priorities and remain calm, even when the pressure of workload is high. Strong IT skills and a willingness to learn about the latest techniques, software and scientific methodologies are also essential.

If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding these opportunities, please contact Bret Willers, Lead Specialist Environment on 023 8068 8324.

Details about Eastleigh’s environmental action can be found at the following link:


For further information and to apply, please visit www.hampshirejobs.org.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 3 April 2018

Interview date: To be confirmed

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