Senior Environmental Health Officers

Location
Durham
Salary
£32,233 - £36,153
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Ref
REAL/19/40A – NEJ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Durham County Council

Regeneration and Local Services – Environmental Health and Consumer Protection

Senior Environmental Health Officers

Job Location: Primarily based at Annand House, Meadowfield. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

(Applicants who are in their final year of study and aiming to be fully qualified as an Environmental Health Practitioner by June 2020 will also be considered).

In such circumstances, appointments will be commensurate with Public Protection Officer Grades 8-10, (£24,657 to £33,136 per annum) pending successful completion of the required Environmental Health qualifications, professional examinations and registration with EHRB.

We are seeking talented, dynamic and inspirational professionals who will play a key role in the delivery of better regulatory services for Durham County Council. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Environment, Health and Consumer Protection service team in one of the largest unitary councils in the country and contribute to the transformation and improvement of local regulatory services. To succeed you will need to understand the scale, and complexity, of the organisation and have the ability to meet the challenges ahead.

We are currently seeking to recruit additional highly motivated Environmental Health practitioners to join our specialist teams, who will share our commitment to the delivery of services that are of the highest quality, accord with the Council’s priorities and contribute to the development of a prosperous, safe and sustainable future for County Durham.

Successful candidates must have experience of working across the full range of environmental health disciplines, and possess the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to be able to undertake investigations, interventions, and enforcement in those subject areas.

We are particularly keen to attract candidates who can demonstrate competencies in the areas of food safety and pollution control.

Required essential Qualifications:

As a Senior EHO you will be appropriately qualified with a Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health and be registered with the Environmental Health Officer’s Registration Board or equivalent. You will have recent experience in the disciplines specified above.

Applicants working towards full qualification and aiming to achieve it by June 2020, will be considered for appointment at the Public Protection Officer grades (8-10) and move into a Senior Environmental Health Officer role on achieving all suitable qualifications and experience.  In these circumstances candidates may be offered a conditional appointment subject to completion of their Environmental Health degree qualification.

Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing Monday 8th April 2019.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Joanne Waller, Head of Environment, Health & Consumer Services  on tel. no. 03000 260924 or email: joanne.waller@durham.gov.uk 

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 268119 / 264223 / 268153 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed.  Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.   

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs.  Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Closing date : Sunday 31st March 2019.

Application only via the North East Jobs Site at www.northeastjobs.org.uk

Vacancy Ref. No. REAL/19/40A – NEJ

Site Ref. 184681

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