Environmental Health Officer

Location
Essex
Salary
£33,174 rising to £36,558 per annum
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
REQ1337 
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer

£33,174 rising to £36,558 per annum

Reference: REQ1337 

Chelmsford City Council is seeking a full time Environmental Health Officer to join our Community Protection team. We are looking for a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and skilled officer who is competent and confident in the area of environmental protection. We welcome applications from recent graduates including those still working towards EHRB registration, or equivalent.

The role is varied with duties including those relating to:

  • Statutory nuisance, noise, licensing, anti-social behaviour and general pollution investigation.
  • Public Health and drainage issues.
  • Enforcement of animal welfare licensing provisions.

Knowledge of all or some of the above environmental protection and public health disciplines is essential.

You will need excellent communication skills, a commitment to customer care and be an effective team member whilst having the ability to take on a varied case load and work independently.

Chelmsford delivers the best of all worlds in terms of working and living. Our thriving and lively city centre is surrounded by village communities and countryside and is only 35 minutes from London by train.

Chelmsford City Council operates a flexible working day based on 37 hours per week. A full driving licence is required, and you will need to undertake some aspects of the work outside of normal office hours.

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.

To apply, please visit the jobs page of our website.

Closing date: Midnight on 29 September 2019.

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