Public Protection Officer (Environmental Health & Housing Standards)

£32,878 - £35,934
04 Jul 2019
19 Jul 2019
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Planning & Regulatory Department

PUBLIC PROTECTION OFFICER (Environmental Health & Housing Standards)

G10 - £32,878 - £35,934

Situated on the North East Wales border, Wrexham has a vibrant centre and is surrounded by rural villages. The post is based within the Public Protection service in the Environmental Health and Housing Standards team comprising housing standards (private sector housing), environmental protection (pollution control, air quality, statutory nuisances etc). The Council is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated Environmental Health Officer with practical experience of Housing Standards visits and inspections work as this will be the main area of work. Knowledge on serving notices, arranging for works to be carried out in default and preparing case files for prosecution is essential.

The post is generic so other public health work may need to be undertaken on occasions to meet service demands.

As agile working is part of the service, there is flexibility in the way work is carried out (flexible working, working from a variety of locations, home working, mobile working etc). 

The successful applicant will hold a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Health or a Diploma in Environmental Health or recognised equivalent, including EHORB Registration. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

The Council will support your continued professional development and encourage you to play a key role in the future development of the service.

We offer casual user car allowance and operate a Work Life Balance scheme. Relocation expenses are payable in approved cases.

If you require more information regarding this post please contact Robert Johnston, Team Lead, Environmental Health & Housing Standards Tel:  01978 297425 or e-mail:

For an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre, Guildhall, Wrexham, LL11 1AY, by telephone on 01978 292012, Text Relay 18001 01978 292012, email – or download  and complete the PDF application form on the web page.

Wrexham Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

The Council is committed to developing its bilingual workforce and welcomes applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh.

Closing Date: 19th July 2019

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