Environmental Protection Specialist / Environmental Health Practitioner
Mendip District Council
Environmental Protection Specialist / Environmental Health Practitioner Community Health Service
Permanent, Flexible up to 37 hours per week
£28,542 – 32,652
Would you like to live in an area of outstanding natural beauty and work for an exciting and innovative Council?
Are you enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated with a strong customer service ethos?
Mendip Council is currently recruiting an EH professional with previous experience of working within a multi-disciplinary environmental protection service. Our approach is to maximize practical and technical knowledge and skills relating to environmental pollution to make a real difference to protecting public health and improving the wellbeing of the residents of Mendip.
.A confident professional, with strong analytical and problem solving skills, you will have the ability to offer both technical and professional advice to internal and external stakeholders, through exceptional verbal and written communication skills. You’ll also need to be able to work independently and have robust self-discipline with good time management skills.
You should be able to demonstrate an ability to manage competing priorities and remain calm, even when the pressure of workload is high. You will have good IT skills and the ability to use relevant specialist software including the use of GIS.
We are a Council committed to delivering the best possible outcomes in the best way, so our ideal candidate will also be able to demonstrate a level of commercial experience which can be used to build on our already innovative approaches and to identify further opportunities to generate income or deliver savings.
Based in the stunning Mendip Hills of Somerset in bright modern offices, we value our staff and the difference they make to our communities. We want to recruit the best candidate for this role so if you have the skills and experience, please talk to us about the working arrangements you need – we offer a wide range of flexible working options to ensure our staff have a great work/life balance and there’s also a £5k relocation package if you move home to join us.
If this exciting opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, we look forward to receiving your application. Alternatively if you would like an informal discussion about the post or to discuss flexible working options please contact Curtis Lakin on (01749) 341634 or Sally Webster on (01749) 341334
Closing date for external applications is 20th September 2019
Interviews date to be determined