Environmental Health Officer / Environmental Protection Officer

29 Jan 2018
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client in Hertfordshire is recruiting for an Environmental Health Officer / Environmental Protection Officer to participate in the provision of the investigation of Statutory Nuisances and associated Environmental Protection Team functions.


To investigate complaints relating to statutory nuisance and Environmental Protection areas with occasional public health intervention;

To manage the installation, collection, analysis and feedback of evidence gathered by using the Environmental Protection Teams sound recording equipment;

To maintain accurate records of the activities undertaken to address complaints on the Councils complaints database;

At times the post holder will need to assist colleagues within the Environmental Enforcement side of the team;

To assist the Environmental Protection Principal Officer to provide a comprehensive Environmental Protection service;

To work with partner organisations as required achieving the Team’s objectives to improve the environment and increase the detection of and resolution of problems that impact on the environment and public health;

To assist in creating and refining policies and procedures for the provision of Environmental Protection;

To compile reports, statements and schedules etc for the consideration of managers and to be used in legal proceedings to enforce legislation within the teams area of responsibility;

To be able to complete comprehensive prosecution files, witness statements and Interviews under Caution, in line with the Public Protection Departments model prosecution file;

Knowledge / Essential

A sound understanding of the legal practice and procedures relating to Environmental Protection and public health.

A working knowledge of the law relating to statutory nuisances.

Knowledge of Environmental Protection standards

Knowledge of the regime governing Air Quality.

Knowledge of the regime governing Contaminated Land.

Further specialist knowledge of acoustics and its use in the EP intervention area - IOA diploma etc

Experience of investigating nuisance complaints from industrial, trade, commercial and domestic premises.

Experience of interpreting and applying complex technical standards and regulations in regard to consultations for Planning and Licensing Applications

Experience of resolving complaints relating to statutory nuisances and public health.

To register your interest please reply to this email or call us on 020 8732 5450.

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