Environmental Health Officer (Private Sector Housing)

26 Nov 2018
16 Dec 2018
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer (Private Sector Housing)

Salary:£30756-£33136 / Grade 9

Service Unit: Environmental Health

Closing Date:16/12/2018

Post Number:0381

Full Time, 37 hours per week (with some evening and weekend work)


Exeter City Council is striving to have a strong reputation for its pro-active work in regulating the private rented sector and in particular with respect to its large number of licensable Houses in Multiple Occupation.

We are looking for a qualified Environmental Health Officer to undertake a role as an Environmental Health Officer in its Private Sector Housing Team.

The role involves having involvement with carrying out inspections, re-inspections and surveys relative to private sector housing and having responsibility to carry out investigations and enforcement and management of their own caseload.

You will be required to prepare and serve Statutory Notices and take enforcement action in line with the Council’s Enforcement Policy and on a regular basis you will be required to report and/or advise where statutory action is not appropriate and to initiate prosecutions for failure to comply with statutory instruments.

Applicants will need to have experience in the field and an excellent working knowledge of current legislation relevant to work in this profession. You will need to be able to confidently and competently manage a busy case load and make informed decisions on action to be taken; good communication and record keeping skills are essential.

The suitable person would be an experienced and competent environmental health officer specialising in housing and public health.

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