Environmental Health Technical Officer

£26,470 to £29,055
11 Jul 2019
09 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Technical Officer

Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire

Status: Maternity cover (9 month contract)

Hours: 37 per week

Grade: Grade 6 (£26,470 to £29,055)

Car user: Essential

Harborough District Council’s vision is to work with communities in a vibrant, safe and prosperous district and to bring the best opportunities to all.

Harborough District Council is looking for a highly motivated individual, to work within Regulatory Services as an Environmental Health Technical Officer. In this role you will be working within the Environment Team that is responsible for enforcing Pollution Control and Private Sector Housing. You will be required to offer support to Environmental Health Officers and undertake inspections and investigations in relation to statutory nuisance, anti-social behaviour, private sector housing enforcement, air pollution, permitted processes, licensed premises (including animal welfare and caravan site licensing) and public health (including private water supplies), in accordance with legislative requirements and council policy.

You will have experience of communicating confidently with a range of people in a customer facing role, and will be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills. You will be able to work under your own initiative and will be able to identify innovative solutions to challenges. With a good level of higher education, you will have skills in MS Office and a desire to gain technical knowledge.

Occasional work outside office hours may be required.  You will need a valid driving licence and have access to a vehicle. Clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for this post.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is midday Friday 9th August 2019.

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