Environmental Health Officer, Residential and Environment Team

£33,216 - £35,958
29 May 2019
23 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

‘Happy to talk flexible working’

Environmental Health Officer, Residential and Environment Team

About the role

An exciting opportunity for an Environmental Health Officer to join our forward thinking Environmental Health Partnership across Tandridge and Mole Valley District Councils as a valued member of a friendly and professional team.

The role in the Residential and Environment Team offers a wide range of challenges, and opportunities to make a difference, often working in a rural setting. Focussing on improving housing standards, HHSRS inspections, HMO licensing, caravan site licensing and supporting the delivery of Disabled Facilities Grants. You can also develop and hone your skills, dealing with statutory nuisances, environmental permitting and planning consultations. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the success of our shared service, whilst developing your own knowledge. This role is based predominantly in the Tandridge district, based in Oxted, at the foot of the Surrey North Downs.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and practical individual with excellent customer service and communication skills. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of housing legislation, competent in HHSRS inspection and assessment and HMO licensing. You’ll need a good, common sense approach and practical problem solving and analytical skills and a good working knowledge of current legislation. You will manage your own caseload of private sector housing work and environmental protection issues.

Applicants must have a relevant degree or diploma in Environmental Health, be able to demonstrate current experience and knowledge of housing standards and other legislation relevant to the post.  You will have excellent customer care skills, an adaptable approach and the ability to converse at ease with members of the public and organisations.

For You

We will support and encourage you through our annual Performance and Development Review to identify training and career development opportunities. Helping you to reach your career goals and full potential.

We offer

Flexibility providing a laptop, offering remote and flexible working options, helping you to achieve a great work life balance    

Generous annual leave allowance and a substantial 15% employer’s pension contribution

Casual user car allowance

Wellbeing package including a free eye test, employee assistance programme and a yearly flu jab 

Great Discounts at local shops & businesses, films, shows and the café at Dorking Halls

CIEH membership fees

Further information

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Nicky Thomas, Residential and Environment Team Leader on 01306 879124 or email nicky.thomas@molevalley.gov.uk

Alternatively, please contact HR at jobs@molevalley.gov.uk

Hours of work           37 Hours

Contract type            Permanent

Salary                         £33,216 - £35,958

Location                     Oxted, Surrey

DBS Check:               Yes

Politically restricted role: Yes

Closing date for applicants:  23 June 2019

Interview dates:  1 and 2 July 2019

Visit our careers website https://jobsatmolevalley.co.uk/opportunities/ or email our careers inbox jobs@molevalley.gov.uk submit your CV along with a personal / supporting statement in the text box provided, to let us know how you meet the required skills and experience of the job description and person specification.

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