Environmental Health Enforcement Officer (Private Sector Housing)
LONDON BOROUGH OF WALTHAM FOREST
DEPARTMENT: SELECTIVE LICENSING & REGULATION
JOB TITLE: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ENFORCEMENT OFFICER [PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSING]
X3 Two years Fixed term, with possible extensions
PAY: £33,794 - £40,994* [*includes £2000 market supplement PA]
Location: The Magistrates Building, 1 Farnan Avenue, Waltham Forest Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4NX
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 36 hours per week
DBS Check: No
Closing Date: 14 August 2018 at 23.30 hrs
We’re looking to recruit a permanent Environmental Health Enforcement Officer to support the Council’s Private Sector Housing enforcement and licensing functions.
Waltham Forest is designated as a Selective Licensing area and was one of the first Councils to adopt and use powers to impose financial penalties as an alternative to prosecution proceedings.
The appointed officer will have a relevant Environmental Health qualification and display a commitment to strong enforcement actions using the full range of available powers. Displaying excellent verbal and written communication skills, and flexibility in working patterns and practices, the successful candidate will play a central role in the delivery of housing enforcement and licensing objectives.
Following a successful MHCLG funding bid, we are also looking to recruit a number of Environmental Health Enforcement Officers on fixed term contracts of up to 2 years
Appointed officers will ensure that all aspects of commerciality are fully integrated into their day to day role as a front-line field officer.
We are looking for a motivated and dedicated officer with a demonstrable commitment to top quality regulatory services, with relevant qualifications and/or experience
The Council will offer appropriate support to successful candidates in their professional development
About Waltham Forest
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. We want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London. The council has an attractive range of staff benefits including flexible working options.
Join our plans for growth
We have a hugely ambitious growth agenda and pride ourselves on being forward thinking and an organisation that sets high expectations. We are working with partners to secure investment in making our borough a better place, are progressing with plans to build 12,000 new homes by 2020, and have an ambitious £5million digital programme, with more investment to come.
Be part of the vision
Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where three key priorities will underpin our ‘Creating Futures’ strategy:
- Keep Waltham Forest clean and safe
- Ensure a decent roof over residents’ heads
- Improve residents’ life chances.
How to apply
To apply, please complete the application form and submit within the given deadline
Closing date: 14 August 2018
Interview Date: w/c 20 August 2018