Technical Officer (Domestic)

£21,074 - £29,055 p.a.  plus benefits package 
07 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time



£21,074 - £29,055 p.a.  plus benefits package 

This post will lead in carrying out Housing Inspections in the Private Rented Sector, including inspecting Houses in Multiple Occupation. Duties of the post holder will also include the investigation and resolution of complaints from the public relating to matters of public health, environmental crime and nuisance.  In addition you will assist in other, specific work programs undertaken by the team as a whole, such as private water supply sampling and mobile home site inspections. 

You will have experience in Housing and/or hold a relevant technical qualification in environmental health/housing/construction, ideally hold the HHSRS practitioners qualification and be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of public health and environmental legislation or housing inspections/enforcement. You will be an effective communicator, capable of acting on your own initiative, as well as working effectively within a team. Any offer of employment will be subject to the successful outcome of DBS (formerly known as CRB) check. 

In return, the Council offers a range of benefits including: 

Childcare scheme (in approved cases) 

Flexible working 

Training, development and payment of professional fees 

Occupational health programmed 

Holidays, sickness and pension scheme entitlements 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact customer services on 01353 665555 and ask to speak to the Senior Environmental Officer or apply on line at: 

Closing date for completed applications is: 30th September 2018 

The selection process will be held on: 10th October 2018 

Please note that we will only be contacting the candidates shortlisted for interview. If you have not been contacted by the date of the interview, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

The Council is an equal opportunities employer. 

The Council is currently in the process of implementing a new pay and grading structure. Please be advised that the salary offered to the successful candidate may change as a result of the review. 

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