2 x Senior Environmental Health Officer

Location
Lancashire
Salary
£24,964 p.a. to £33,437 p.a.(pro rata) - grade 6 to 7 
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
27 Apr 2018
Ref
G67/OL-15918
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Economy, Skills and Neighbourhoods

Public Protection

2 x Senior Environmental Health Officer

Ref: G67/OL-15918

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £24,964 p.a. to £33,437 p.a.(pro rata) - grade 6 to 7 

Hours: 36.67 per week

Based: Chadderton Town Hall, Middleton Road, Chadderton Oldham OL9 6PP

Closing date: 27th April 2018

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC

Role overview

This is an exciting opportunity to join a department that is committed to service delivery and helping to shape the future of the borough. This opportunity will suit an experienced Environmental Health Officer who has worked previously within the job roles of Environmental Protection and Private Sector Housing. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person with the ability to achieve targets and work in a team.

Key responsibilities

Day to day responsibilities will include the investigation of a variety of service requests such as noise complaints, air quality related issues, housing disrepair in privately rented properties and private drainage problems. You will be maintaining a case load and accurate records as well as taking enforcement action that could include serving statutory legal notices or taking prosecutions where appropriate  

Key Requirements

To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, as well as the ability to give specialist and technical advice, guidance and assistance within the subject matter of Environmental Health. 
  • To be confident in dealing with the public, carrying out investigations and drafting reports and legal notices as well as maintaining detailed case files. You will also be able to prioritise and organize your workload and have good IT skills.
  • Are you up for the challenge? – do you have a positive can do approach? if so then this could be the opportunity for you !

You can view further details about this post and complete an online application form at https://greater.jobs/search-and-apply/job-details/G67/OL-15918/

About us

Oldham is committed to developing a co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough. 

Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

We have a clear set of values and behaviours. Our values outline how we do business and how we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses. We have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the values and behaviours at https://www.greater.jobs/content/0/working-for-oldham

To find out more about who we are, what we do and why you should join us please visit our dedicated careers pages where you will also find useful guidance on how best to complete the application form:   http://www.oldham.gov.uk/info/200270/working_at_the_council

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